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Public Affairs media and Web site report for May 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 May. In total, PCC events and people appeared 59 times in the local community or national online media, newspapers or TV/radio.

May 3, the Hillsboro Argus, Lake Oswego Review, Portland Observer (front page), Portland Tribune and KUIK spotlighted PCC’s 11th straight term of enrollment growth.

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May, 6 the Lake Oswego Review and Portland Observer profiled Art Beat’s featured artist – Carson Ellis.

May 6, the Portland Observer recognized Cascade’s NASA scholar recipients.

May 7, the Portland Business Journal, Portland Observer and the Daily Journal of Commerce featured the college’s land purchase on Swan Island.

May 19, the Newberg Graphic showcased a talented high school art student who wants to attend PCC.

May 19, the Portland Business Journal’s Sustainable Business Oregon Web site featured the innovations at the Willow Creek Center.

May 19, the Gateway to College 10-year anniversary was spotlighted in the Portland Observer.

May 25, PCC’s graduation was featured in The Oregonian and the Hillsboro Argus.

May 25, the Hillsboro Argus spotlighted PCC Rock Creek’s annual student art show.

May 26, the Portland Skanner featured Sylvia Welch’s retirement and legacy at the college.

May 30, PCC’s graduation speaker made news in the Warren Watch section of the Omaha World-Herald thanks to her connection to Warren Buffett.

May, the Daily Journal of Commerce Magazine awarded the Downtown Center the best project from 2009.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, is the Interim Senior Director of Marketing & Communications at Portland Community College. A graduate of Portland State University, James has worked as a section e... more »