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Smarthinking online tutoring
Smarthinking provides students with one-on-one online tutoring 24 hours a day from any internet connection. Read More
New management program offered
The UCC Small Business Development Center is now offering an 18 month Small Business Management Program for existing businesses. Read More
UCC Foundation now on Facebook
The UCC Foundation is working on a Facebook page which they will use to help inform students about scholarship opportunities and events that support UCC. Read More
Achieving the Dream “rolls out” this winter
The official “roll out” for Achieving the Dream is scheduled for January 23, 2013 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Jacoby lobby. Read More


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Campus News

UCC Financial Aid Sanctions

UCC’s student loan default rate has reached an all-time high of 25.4 percent placing the college at sixth highest in the state. If the default rate should reach 30 percent, UCC risks losing their eligibility to provide students with federal financial aid. Full Story


Tuition increase being considered

The college is looking to potentially increase tuition by $10 per credit starting at the beginning of the 2013-14 school year. The forums are scheduled Feb. 13 in Center Stage from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. and Feb. 15 in Jacoby Lobby from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Full Story


Improving campus safety

Campus staff, students, security and local safety experts met Friday, Jan. 11 for a campus safety forum. The forum was an opportunity for faculty and staff to discuss how prepared UCC is for a potential campus emergency. Full Story


Theater director, Dean Remick, retires

After working at Umpqua Community College for more than 27 years, speech and theater instructor Dean Remick has resorted to retirement. Full Story


Journalism students honored

It is my privilege as editor to announce that three of your local college newspaper reporters have been recognized nationally for stories published in The Mainstream. Full Story


FAFSA, OSAC deadlines

Students enrolling or continuing their education in the fall of 2013 must fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid known as FAFSA if they plan on using loans to pay for college. The application can be filled out online or by paper and mailed in. Full Story


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Dental van returning to UCC

The Dental Van is arriving at UCC on February 8th. The van is free of charge and offers small procedures like tooth extraction and fillings for about 10 to 12 students on each visit. Full Story


Movie Review: The Hobbit

The movie portrays moments of pure beauty, moments where diehard fans of the book will just have to shake their heads and move on, and most of all, a moving story of friendship and courage. Full Story


Movie Review: Pitch Perfect

Collegiate a cappella has never been so exciting as portrayed in the newly released film “Pitch Perfect.” Full Story


Bald eagles visit campus

A pair of bald eagles have been frequently sighted behind the warehouse sitting on top of a Douglas Fir tree. Full Story


Educational savings fund assistance

The DreamSavers program allows students to start an educational savings fund in which NeighborWorks matches deposits 3 to 1. Full Story


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