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Public Affairs media and Web site report for January 2010

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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 January, 2010. In total, PCC events and people appeared 72 times in the local community or national online media, newspapers or TV/radio. This is an increase of 22 percent from the same time period a year ago.

A look at the Web activity for the PCC News Page.

Jan. 4, the Winter Powwow at Sylvania was highlighted by The Oregonian, Lake Oswego Review and the Beaverton Valley Times.

Jan. 5, the Newberg Graphic, The Oregonian, Portland Skanner, Lake Oswego Review and Hillsboro Argus showcased PCC’s Financial Aid Day.

Jan. 5, KOIN-TV interviewed Medical Laboratory Tech instructor Mark Zimmerdahl about promising jobs in the future.

Jan. 10, The Oregonian’s Margie Boule wrote an extensive column about the Northview Gallery’s next art show.

Jan. 11, the Newberg land purchase made headlines on the MSN Money Web site, Newberg Graphic, McMinnville News-Register and the Portland Business Journal.

Jan. 21, the new Cascade Art Gallery exhibit was featured by The Oregonian and the current show at Sylvania was highlighted by the Tigard Times.

Jan. 22, Inside Higher Education focused on the great work being done by the Gateway to College program.

Jan. 25, The Oregonian reported on Gateway to College earning $13 million in grants to expand to 15 more community colleges across the nation.

Jan. 26, the Hillsboro Argus featured the college’s upcoming Transfer Days.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »