Q&A

A nurse’s perspective on dealing with COVID-19

By Brianna Hall / December 4, 2020

Inna Karpenko is a nurse at Miramont Pointe, a retirement home. We talked with her over the phone to see what it’s like being a nurse with COVID going on. The Clackamas Print: To start, how long have you been a nurse? Inna Karpenko: A year and a month. TCP: What types of things have…

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Two Clackamas High School teachers talk about teaching during COVID-19

By Joseph Lohmolder / November 16, 2020

Angela Shroufe and Cynthia Rochester are teachers at Clackamas High School. I met with them over Zoom to discuss the challenges that teachers are dealing with in the wake of COVID-19 and distance learning.  The Clackamas Print: Just to start off, what subjects do you teach and how many students are you currently teaching?  Cynthia Rochester:…

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Recently elected Associated Student Government president Q&A

By Clackamas Print / June 7, 2019

Story by Jonathan Palmer Ashley Magana Mendez was recently elected Associated Student Government president. Magana Mendez graduated from Wilsonville High School in 2017 before coming to the college in the fall of 2018. After two terms Magana Mendez threw her hat into the ring and ran for student president. Much to her own surprise, she…

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New ITC building celebrated, Q&A with Mike Mattson

By Clackamas Print / October 16, 2018

Q: Can you tell me a little about the new building? A: Well, the ITC is the Industrial Technology Center. This building will house our two machining programs. So, it’ll house what’s called manufacturing technology, which is a machine tool program, so it’s training people to be machinists. It’ll also house what we call computer…

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Q&A with new staff

By Debbie Fox / October 18, 2016

By Debbie Fox Lane Brunner is a new staff member at Clackamas Community College who works in the Information Technology department. He was born in Newberg, Oregon and now lives in Tigard. He is married to Cindy and has three children that are ages 13, 17 and 21. Brunner has been at the college for…

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Freshman works the game

By Clackamas Print / October 11, 2016

DOMINIQUE DUNCAN CHOOSES OREGON CITY OVER EUROPE By Doug Fry Freshman Dominique Duncan plays forward for the Clackamas Community College women’s soccer team. Since a very young age, soccer has been a part of her life, and she hopes to continue after her time at CCC is done. We chatted with Duncan to find out…

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The teacher files: Sociology instructor keeps it real

By Katie Archer / November 10, 2015

It’s about second chances. Not only his, but the second chances of the students he teaches. Sociology instructor Erich Pfeifer has been at Clackamas Community College about eight years now. Pfeifer also teaches a pre-fall college success class for incoming athletes, before fall term starts. The Clackamas Print: How did you get to CCC? Erich…

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