America's Forgotten Student PopulationPortland Community College is hosting a book signing which will feature contributors, editor and researcher of “America’s Forgotten Student Population – Creating a Path to College Success for GED Completers,” a book about those who have received their GED, or General Educational Development.

The event is free to the public and will last from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at PCC’s Southeast Center, 2305 S.E. 82nd Ave.

The book compiles original research on students who have received their GED and provides a look at their motivations and needs. Editor and researcher Angela Long, and chapter contributors, PCC Links Director Pam Blumenthal and PCC Youth Empowered to Succeed Program and Gateway to College graduate Leah Rapoza will attend the event to sign books and participate in a question-and-answer session.

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