Portland Community College (or PCC) is Oregon's largest community college, located in Portland. It serves over one million residents in the five county area of Multnomah, Washington, Yamhill, Clackamas, and Columbia. PCC enrolls over 83,000 (55% female, 45% male) students annually in this 1500 square mile (3,900 km²) area in northwest Oregon.
The college was founded in 1961 as an adult education program for the local public school system. Voters approved the establishment of an independent district for the college in 1968.
There are three main campuses, which are larger facilities offering two-year degrees and a range of typical student services:
There are several centers throughout the metropolitan area, which are smaller facilities offering more limited or specialized programs:
PCC is a member of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges, with its men's and women's basketball teams competing against those from the community colleges of Chemeketa, Clackamas, Mount Hood, Lane, Linn-Benton, Southwestern Oregon, and Umpqua.
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PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE STAFF AWARDED SPOTS ON BOARD FOR STATE CHAPTER OF AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN COMMUNITY COLLEGES
Dec 30, 2011; PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 28 -- Portland Community College issued the following news release: The fall 2011 conference hosted by the...