PCC Fires President Jeremy Brown

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The Portland Community College board of directors voted 7-0 Monday night to fire President Jeremy Brown and pay him $300,000 in severance. The move comes less than two years after PCC hired Brown in July 2013. As WW first reported in April, the board has been unhappy with Brown for some time, and he recently applied for a community college job in Arkansas. He has also recently been named a finalist ...   More
 
Monday, May 18, 2015 BETH SLOVIC

PCC President Jeremy Brown Seeks Job in Arkansas

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The president of Portland Community College, Jeremy Brown, is an applicant for a chancellor job in Arkansas.Brown is among 54 candidates seeking the job at Mid-South Community College in West Memphis, Ark., according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.Brown joined PCC less than two years ago, replacing Preston Pulliams, who served for nine years. Before coming to Portland, Brown worked at Dowling ...   More
 
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 BETH SLOVIC

Portland Community College Raises Tuition

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Portland Community College students filled the college's board room last night to decry a 4-percent tuition increase, saying they weren't adequately consulted.But board members approved a tuition hike anyway, raising the per-credit cost from $92 to $96 starting this summer. (A student who takes 15 credit-hours per quarter will see his tuition rise from $1,380 to $1,440.)Several of Oregon's 17 community ...   More
 
Friday, February 20, 2015 by Beth Slovic

The Oregon Idea—Minus One Big Player

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 OHSU, Portland State University, Oregon State University and Portland Community College are taking an unusually pro-active political stance to push a concept called "The Oregon Idea." The four academic institutions have set up a slick website and are encouraging supporters to employ social media to spread the word.Effectively, their "Idea" is aimed at pressuring lawmakers and Gov. John Kitzhaber ...   More
 
Friday, February 25, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

Ex-State Rep. Chuck Riley's Next Campaign

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 Former state Rep. Chuck Riley is running for a seat on the board of Portland Community College.The 71-year-old Hillsboro Democrat filed (PDF) last week to run in the May election for Zone 7, which includes Hillsboro, Cornelius, Forest Grove and other parts of Washington County.Riley, who lost a state Senate race last November after three terms in the Oregon House, says he wants to put his legislative ...   More
 
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Time to Market Food Event Was Fuse-Blowing Good


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[Local writer and Food Lover's Guide to Portland scribe Liz Crain was nice enough to nibble her way through the Time to Market showcase on WW's behalf.] My friend and I got to the Food Innovation Center's Time to Market local food showcase, where students enrolled in Portland Community College's 13-week "Getting Your Recipe to Market" program pimp their goods, at 7:30 pm last Tuesday and let's ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

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