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PCC to celebrate new buildings at Southeast Center
Photos and Story by James Hill
Portland Community College is celebrating the opening of the new Southeast Center Library and Student Commons Building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Everyone is invited. The ceremony, which coincides with PCC’s annual High School Counselor Orientation Day happening at the center, will include tours of the buildings, remarks by local and state leaders and a ribbon-cutting. Refreshments will be served.
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Friday, April 11.
WHERE: Third Floor, Student Commons Building, Southeast Center (2305 SE 82nd and Division).
WHO: Speakers include PCC President Jeremy Brown; Southeast/Extended Learning Campus President Jessica Howard; Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer; Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz; and Walsh Construction Project Manager Jeff Patton.
WHAT: The ceremony signifies PCC’s ongoing transformation of the Southeast Center into a comprehensive, full-service campus. The Student Commons Building is a new three-story, 66,000-square-foot building that houses an expanded bookstore, five science classrooms/labs, six general purpose classrooms, four career technical education/computer classrooms, a new answer center for better student service delivery and a new STEM center. The Library is a three-story, 40,000-square-foot facility that contains the Student Computing Center, Student Learning Center (including tutoring services), Volunteer Literacy Center, traditional library services, four classrooms and study areas.