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Sean and Mackenzie Hotchkiss Graduation A Family Affair
Father-daughter tandem Sean and Mackenzie Hotchkiss overcome tragedy to earn their associate degrees Posted June 17, 2024
Scene from 2023 graduation PCC Celebrates Class of 2024
Thousands of newly minted graduates will celebrate earning their degrees and certificates with family and friends Posted June 3, 2024
From left, Oscar Arana (NAYA CEO), Patricia Rojas (regional housing director at Metro), Ivory Mathews (executive director of Home Forward), Dr. Adrien Bennings (PCC president), Helmi Hisserich (director of the Portland Housing Bureau), and Natasha Detweiler-Daby (director of Affordable Rental Housing Division). PCC Leads Affordable Housing Boom
Groundbreaking ceremony for PCC Killingsworth affordable housing community marks new era in Northeast Portland Posted May 20, 2024
Jade District Learning Center Comes to Life
The cutting-edge, community-driven STEM initiative creates opportunities for digital access for community at Southeast Center Posted May 16, 2024
Sheep Celebrating PCC's 'Animal House'
The college recently opened it's new barn at the Rock Creek Campus, which will enhance training and support for the Veterinary Technology Program Posted May 13, 2024
College, City of Portland Partner On Assisting Refugees
A first-of-its-kind partnership between the City’s Immigrant & Refugee Program and the Legal Resource Center will offer free legal aid Posted April 30, 2024
flag bearers PCC Named 2024-2025 Military Friendly
The college's first such designation recognizes and encourages investment by colleges and universities in programs that support veterans Posted April 29, 2024
At LAIKA’s studios. From left, Multimedia Instructor Eric Fauske, PCC President Dr. Adrien Bennings, Chief Marketing and Operations Officer David Burke and Production Supervisor Jesselee Kahaloa PCC, LAIKA Join Forces
LAIKA is contributing $60,000 to support student scholarships and a new animation and graphics degree Posted April 2, 2024
Scene from 2023 PCC Foundation Gala Annual Fun Gala Set For April 27
Presented by Comcast, this year’s gala has the theme ‘Road to Success: That’s Where You’ll Find Me’ and will take place this April Posted March 25, 2024
Foundation Earns $250,000 for Support Programming
The Johnson Charitable Trust gave its Award for Excellence and quarter of a million dollars in funding to PCC for key student support programs Posted March 17, 2024