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Public Affairs media and website report for January 2013
Photos and Story by James Hill
Here is a look at some of the news stories about PCC from around the local area and the nation in January. In total, PCC events and people appeared 20 times in the local community or national online media, newspapers or TV/radio.
The big stories centered on PCC’s two signature cultural events – the Sylvania Winter Powwow and the Cascade Festival of African Films. In addition, The Oregonian profiled a graduate of PCC’s Emergency Communications Program, who is now a key link in Washington County’s dispatch system.
For all of the past media stories, visit our PCC in the News page.
Sylvania’s Winter Powwow
- Times Newspapers – Living Here Section, Jan. 17, 2013 – “Powwow honors Native American culture.”
- Portland Observer, Jan. 16, 2013 – “Celebrate native culture.”
- Indian Country Today, Jan 9, 2013 – “Portland Students Connect to Their Roots at Winter Pow Wow – ICTMN.com”
The Cascade Festival of African Films
- The Oregonian, Jan 28, 2013 – “PCC to present 23rd Cascade Festival of African Films in February | OregonLive.com”
- African Cinemas, Jan 30, 2013 – “PCC to present 23rd Cascade Festival of African Films this February | allafricancinema”
- The Portland Observer, Jan. 30, 2013 – “Curtain call for African films.”
Alum Doing Good Things
- The Oregonian, Jan 29, 2013 – “Q&A with longtime Washington County dispatcher Kathy Fink, who strives to be the ‘calming voice’ in stressful calls | OregonLive.com”
Top Web Stories in January
- Powwow volunteer work comes naturally to this student (2,068 hits)
- Instructor Melissa Gregory Rue’s films have plenty of buzz (1,470)
- Preston Pulliams wants to raise $1 million for student scholarships (1,467)
- Cascade Festival of African Films lifts curtain on 23rd year (1,400)
- Top-10 web stories of 2012 (1,187)