Willow Creek Campus

Welcome to Willow Creek

PCC’s three-story, mixed-use development at Willow Creek was completed in 2010. A number of sustainability features, including solar panels and the use of water-efficient fixtures and landscaping, earned the center a LEED Platinum rating.

The 100,000 square-foot building, located at TriMet's Willow Creek Transit Center, houses the Washington County Workforce Training Center, seven computer classrooms, 17 general purpose classrooms, a GED testing center, four labs, a wellness room, and a large multipurpose room for special events. The center is also home to PCC’s Computer Education and Community Education departments, as well as many other college programs such as  GED classes, certified nursing assistant training, medical assisting and emergency medical services.

During bond construction on the nearby Rock Creek Campus, the Willow Creek Center will provide vital swing space. Classes in math, writing, general education, health and business are scheduled at different days and times to make availability convenient for both PCC students and faculty.

Increase workforce training & instructional facilities.

  • Add simulation lab for first responder and allied health students
  • Add space for early childhood education program
  • Add space to expand instruction for careers in education
  • Add classrooms to offer more courses
  • Upgrade teaching and learning center facility that supports improvement of faculty instruction
  • Explore and implement parking solutions

Renovate and modernize student services areas.

  • Increase capacity of library to serve students
  • Add child care facility for student parents
  • Increase capacity of admissions, registration, advising, financial aid, and testing to serve more students
  • Increase space for student activities
  • Increase access to food services

Make health & safety upgrades; increase efficiency

  • Install mass notification system for emergency communication
  • Upgrade fire and alarm systems and lighting in parking lots and walkways
  • Make electrical and plumbing upgrades, repair and/or replace roofs
  • Replace heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment
  • Increase energy efficiency of buildings
  • Make improvements to increase access for students with disabilities

Gary Sutton

Gary Sutton joined the PCC Bond Program in 2009 to manage planning and construction for three new centers: the Newberg Center, the Willow Creek Center and the Downtown Center in Portland. All three centers have been completed, leaving Gary to focus all of his attention on a much-needed facelift for PCC’s oldest campus - Sylvania. Prior to joining the bond team, Gary worked with a major general contractor in the Portland metro area for five years as a construction project manager.

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Willow Creek Campus Bond Program

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Oct 28, 2013
People celebrate Terra Verde Cafe's grand opening on October 18.

PCC sees first retail partnership in new Terra Verde Cafe at Willow Creek Center

October 28, 2013 Written by Christine Egan Hillsboro Mayor Jerry Willey, the Chamber of Commerce, PCC Board Member Ken Madden,…

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Jun 27, 2012

Evolving PCC Earns Respect – Portland Business Journal

Portland Community College  is no longer an afterthought. Its annual budget is now almost $800 million. It has opened 12…

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Feb 17, 2011

PCC surpasses goals for energy conservation and efficiency

At campuses and centers throughout the Portland Community College district, the PCC Bond Program is giving the green light to…

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Feb 01, 2011

PCC’s Willow Creek Center hosts the Washington County Economic Summit

PCC’s Willow Creek Center was the venue on Wednesday, January 26, for the second annual Washington County Economic Summit. An…

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Jan 27, 2011

January Board Report highlights project milestones for PCC Bond Program

This January, the PCC Board of Directors received the Bond Program’s January Board Report highlighting capital improvements, project milestones, planning…

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