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PCC in the NEWS: Aviation Science highlighted by local media outlets

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Here is a look at some of the news stories about PCC from around the local area and the nation in August. In total, PCC events and people appeared 69 times in the local community or national online media, newspapers or TV/radio.

Aug. 3, The Oregonian announced the PCC Foundation’s most recent gifts in the Community Helpers section.

Aug. 4, KPTV stopped by Cascade’s National Night Out event showing the campus and many staff.

Aug. 6, the Beaverton Valley Times mentioned PCC’s new childcare grant to help under-served students.

Aug. 6, the rapid enrollment growth for summer term was profiled in the Lake Oswego Review.

Aug. 7, PCC has a new Ford scholar and he’s a Cascade Campus student, reports The Oregonian.

Aug. 8, The Newberg Graphic reported on the new deadline for the Oregon Opportunity Grants and how it affects PCC.

Aug. 13, the Robotics Camp in the Machine Tech shop at Sylvania was featured in the Lake Oswego Review.

Aug. 14, the Business Journal spotlighted Fortis Construction’s work on the Willamette Building.

Aug. 16, the Hillsboro Argus highlighted PCC’s partnering with local officials to have a presence at a new Hillsboro transit facility.

Aug. 17, KUIK spotlighted PCC’s decision to go tobacco free.

Aug. 18, The Oregonian featured PCC’s decision to go tobacco free.

Aug. 18, Asian Reporter announced the college’s big 500K grant for childcare.

Aug. 19, Dana Haynes appeared on KUIK’s morning drive show to talk about the tobacco-free policy and aviation science’s enrollment.

Aug. 19, PCC is exploring its options to expand into Columbia County, according to the South County Spotlight.

Aug. 19, the Forest Grove News-Times announced PCC’s involvment with the “I have a dream” Foundation to support 77 high school students transitioning to college.

Aug. 19, the Oregon Business editor’s blog featured PCC’s Swan Island Training Center and the need for trained welders.

Aug. 21, the Hillsboro Argus showcased the Aviation Science program’s enrollment surge and partnerships.

Aug. 21, the Business Journal highlighted PCC’s upcoming construction.

Aug. 25, Dana Haynes talked about PCC’s enrollment on KEX Radio 1190 AM.

Aug. 27, Daily Journal of Commerce made the Sylvania Campus’ bond plans its project of the day.

Aug. 31, The Forest Grove Times showcased the PCC tobacco free plan.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, is the Public Relations Manager at Portland Community College. A graduate of Portland State University, James has worked as a section editor for the Newberg Graphic, Wo... more »