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Sylvania WRC

Sylvania Women's Resource Center Staff

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The PCC Sylvania Women’s Resource Center (WRC) was founded in 1995 by Deborah Evind and was created to provide a central location for services that support the academic achievement of women, while working to increase access to education for women, improve the retention of women students at the college, and encourage women’s leadership development.


Hours and location
  • Sylvania Campus, CC 232 on the Upper Ball.
  • Hours:
    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday,  9am – 4pm.
    • Wednesday 9 am – 2 pm.
    • Hours may vary based on staffing availability. 
  • Closed Finals Weeks, Winter Breaks, Spring Breaks, and Summer Quarters.
  • To make an appointment: call 971-722-8101 or email wrc@pcc.edu


At the Portland Community College Sylvania Women’s Resource Center (SY WRC) we apply the principles of intersectional multicultural feminism to resist and dismantle sexism, racism, and other forms of oppression in order to support the success of women students at PCC. We welcome students of all genders.

What we offer

  • Clubs and events related to gender and social justice
  • Dress for Success – come learn from experts how to present yourself to potential employers
  • Child care resources
  • Community resource referrals
  • Crisis intervention and problem solving
  • A place to connect with other students
  • Confidential advocacy, support, and friendship in a caring environment
  • Lactation Room
  • Looking for advocacy support and the WRC is closed?
    • Make an appointment at the Counseling Center by calling 971-722-8153 or visiting the Counseling Center in CC 210
    • Contact Call to Safety (open 24 hours a day) at 503-235-5333.
    • For immediate safety concerns or to make a report visit our online reporting site (includes anonymous), contact SY Public Safety in CSB 320, or call 971-722-4444.
      • Hours:
        • Monday-Friday: 6am-10:45pm
        • Saturday: 6am-9:45pm
        • Sunday: 7am-6:45pm
    • Visit pcc.edu/safe for info on PCC policies and services.