• When I decided to go to Court Reporting school, it was absolutely the best decision I ever made. I feel very, very devoted to Sumner College. It was a great school for me. I love my job. Marsha N.
    Court Reporting Grad

Message From the President

Sumner College PresidentEducation remains one of the best investments a person can make in today’s economy.  Our goal is to educate the leaders of tomorrow in the career specific disciplines of Court Reporting, Online Paralegal StudiesPractical Nursing and Registered Nursing.

One of the most important decisions in your life is what college you will attend to get the education necessary for the career you want. Whether this is your first career or next career, you can obtain the necessary skills and knowledge with our career education here at Sumner College. Since 1974, our top priority at Sumner College has been student success, and helping you start your career as soon as possible. Each student is unique with diverse goals and needs and we are dedicated to offering programs that focus on careers that have an important role in society and the workforce. As you take the next step in exploring this college and your new career, I am confident that you will discover what I experience daily; staff that provides you with the tools necessary to achieve your educational and career goals, and faculty members that represent some of the best educators in their programs of study – educators who are dedicated to challenging students and helping them achieve their dreams through our career education programs.

Our college has been dedicated to helping prepare students in the Portland area for over 40 years.

Sumner College strives to have a positive impact on the communities we serve by helping today’s students become the professional leaders of tomorrow. Our success is only as great as yours.

Thank you for considering Sumner College. Congratulations on taking the first step toward your next career. I wish you all the best as you work toward achieving your educational and professional goals.


Joanna S. Russell

College President


Educating Students in the Portland Area Since 1974

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