Swan Island Trades Center

President Mark Mitsui shares his work plan with college staffers. Listening Sessions Coming Soon! 4
The fall term marks the launch of PCC’s Strategic Planning process, one that will offer a future forecast on both […] Posted October 14, 2019
At a recent event hosted by PCC at Swan Island Trades Center, representatives from Northwest manufacturing firms shared how the lack of skilled workers is affecting business. Bridging the Talent Gap
The cavernous skills gap in the Northwest’s manufacturing sector was front and center at a recent PCC event, where representatives […] Posted June 21, 2019
Jess welders steel together. Student Speaker Makes the Ultimate Comeback
From near death to a PCC graduate, Jess Kurtz relishes student speaker role Posted May 29, 2019
MWESB networking event, Feb. 28 Networking Opp for MWESB Contractors
Contractors who qualify as MWESB and SDV – minority, women, emerging small businesses, and service disabled veterans – are invited to participate in a workshop hosted by Portland Community College on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Community Hall Annex at the Southeast Campus Posted February 20, 2019
Tanner and Matt Scott in welding shop. Passing the Torch 1
Tanner Scott is following in his father’s footsteps in the welding field Posted January 14, 2019
Group shot of pre-apprentice students. Pre-Apprentice Students Fix Mobile Home
On Thursday, Dec. 6, almost two dozen pre-apprentice students were given a field trip to Beaverton from their base at the Swan Island Trades Center Posted December 7, 2018
Picture of outdoor furniture at Cascade Cascade's new outdoor furniture allows students to study and succeed 6
Outside the Cascade Library, students are studying, chatting, lounging, and soaking up the final rays of a sunny autumn thanks […] Posted November 8, 2018
Bicycles Win Big By Taking Commuter Survey
By completing a simple survey, you can help PCC's sustainability efforts – and possibly win big, too! Posted October 12, 2018
Simon Marti A Model that Works 2
Simon Marti of the Swiss Embassy visited PCC to discuss his country’s successful apprenticeship program Posted August 27, 2018
g OMIC Strengthen Apprentice Pathways
The grants will expand regional apprenticeship opportunities and close the career pathway gaps in the region Posted June 25, 2018