Fifth-graders can learn about Boy Scouts
Boy Scout Troop 432 is looking for a few good fifth-graders.
Theyre invited to two open houses, where theyll learn about troop activities such as monthly campouts including rafting the Deschutes River, hiking in Silver Falls State Park and riding horses at Butte Creek. The troop also does service projects: recycling trees, working on trails at Iron Mountain and chopping wood for Boy Scout lodges on Mount Hood.
Theres one open house Tuesday and one Jan. 28, both 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lake Grove Presbyterian Church, 4040 Sunset Drive.
For more information, contact Kate Firmin at email@example.com or 503-850-4321.
New feature arrives at PCC-Sylvania building
Portland Community Colleges Sylvania Campus now has another way to give students a lift.
Construction workers finished the glass elevator at the north end of the Amo DeBernardis College Center, also called the CC building, during the holiday break. Sylvania Campus President Linda Gerber celebrated the buildings second elevator with school employees Jan. 2. Having a second elevator in the building will improve access for people with disabilities. A less steep ramp was added inside of the building. Acoustic upgrades also were a part of the renovation.
The 120,000-square-foot building, in the heart of the 122-acre Southwest Portland campus, houses the cafeteria, two coffee shops, administration offices, student government offices and the counseling/advising, cooperative education (student employment), career services, womens resource and multicultural centers. The project is funded through a $374 million, 2008 bond project, and $55 million of the bond dollars are being invested at the Sylvania campus. Bond dollars have funded new equipment and technology, buildings and renovations at PCCs many locations.
New dean ensconced at Clackamas CC
Clackamas Community Colleges new dean of human resources officially stepped into her new role this month.
Patricia Anderson has 23 years of experience in the human resources field, most recently serving as human resources/risk manager in Yamhill County. She also was a human resources analyst with Northwest Senior and Disability Services in Salem from 2001 to 2008. She worked in Hampton, Va., and Mandeville, Jamaica, in human resources and as a trainer, consultant and guidance counselor before coming to Oregon. She earned a bachelors at the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica, and a master of business administration at George Fox University.The Board of Education approved hiring Anderson at its December meeting.Add a comment