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Public Affairs media and website report for April 2011

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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 April. In total, PCC events and people appeared 109 times in the local community or national online media, newspapers or TV/radio. This is an increase of more than 53 percent over this same month last year.

April 1, The Southwest Community Connection highlighted Senior Studies Institute’s 20th year.

The April 2011 website statistics.

April 4, author of the Henrietta Lacks book is a PCC graduate, according to The Oregonian.

April 5, The Oregonian profiled the Diesel Skills competition at the Rock Creek Campus.

April 5, The Oregonian’s James Mayer and The Hillsboro Argus wrote a piece on the Sylvania Russian language students who earned a trip to Russia this summer.

April 6, The Portlander, The Portland Observer and Lake Oswego Review reported on author Heidi Durrow’s upcoming visit to PCC

April 6, the Cascade Job Fair made the home page news feed of OregonLive and The Portland Observer.

April 9, in The Oregonian’s Community News section, PCC stories on the Russian language students from Sylvania, the diesel SkillsUSA competition at Rock Creek and the Cascade Job Fair were all highlighted.

April 11, retired Sylvania art program chair Bob Dozano and current music faculty Julianne Johnson were profiled on the cover of the Monday Arts section of The Oregonian.

April 12, the “Washed Ashore” exhibit coming to the Sylvania Campus made news on OregonLive, Tigard Times, Portland Skanner and The Portland Observer.

April 18, in reporter James Meyer’s Southwest Roundup blog for The Oregonian, he mentioned Evertt Beidler’s innovative “Moves Management” exhibit.

April 23, Semana de la Raza was featured in The Oregonian’s TownSquare section.

April 25, three theater arts students who won honors through the Kennedy Center were profiled by The Oregonian’s Marty Hughly.

April 26, KOIN TV showcased the Cascade Job Fair.

April 28, The Oregonian covered the fact that Intel is snapping up PCC microelectronics grads at a record pace.

April 28, Art Beat was mentioned in the Lake Oswego Review.

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 »