Portland Community College News
Browse past news stories for Portland Community College in Portland, OR.
- Portland Community College selects Mark Mitsui as its next president - kgw.com
PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Community College's board of directors has announced the selection of Mark Mitsui as the college's next president. The news was made public at PCC's monthly board meeting held Thursday, July 21. Mitsui will begin his work ...Portland Community Col ...
- Portland Community College Wins $1 Million Grant to Help Female Prisoners - Patch.com
Portland Community College has secured a $1.1 million grant from the United States Department of Education for a program designed to help juvenile women incarcerated at the Oak Creek Juvenile Facility. The program - called The Opening Do ...
- Wolfpack guard Amber Szmyd signs with Portland Community College - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Amber Szmyd, sitting between her father Scott Szmyd, left, and her volleyball coach Dove Cox, signs her letter of intent to play basketball at Portland Community College at West Vally High School on Wednesday, April 20, ...
- Oregon Jobs: Portland Community College Announces Employers Attending Job Fair - Patch.com
More than 100 companies will be on hand when Portland Community College hosts its 19th annual job fair on April 26. Comcast, the City of Portland, and Providence Healt ...
- Portland Community College Begins Its “Whiteness History Month” - Accuracy in Academia
Portland Community College kicked off “Whiteness History Month” Friday with the first of over 100 planned events, starting with discussions about inappropriate approaches to tol ...
- Whiteness History Month begins at Portland Community College - Campus Reform
Portland Community College kicked off “Whiteness History Month” Friday with the first of over 100 planned events, starting with discussions about inappropriate approaches to tolerance. According to Oregon Live, PCC officials are publicizing this month ...Portland Community College sparks controversy with "Whiteness Hist ...
- Man shot near Portland Community College, police say suspect fled scene in car - KATU
PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Police say a man in his 20s was shot near Portland Community College Thursday afternoon. The shooting was reported around 4:30 p.m. at N Mississippi Avenue and N Jessup Street. The victim ...
- Why I am running for Portland Community College Board - BlueOregon
My name is Courtney Wilton and I'm a member of the Portland Community College Board of Directors. I represent Southeast Portland and am running for election th ...
- Portland Community College opens business center; Regional Arts & Culture ... - OregonLive.com
Portland Community College opens business center; Regional Arts & Culture ...Sabina Haque, $5,935: She will premiere her multimedia installation at the Littman Gallery investigati ...
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.