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Library Book Drive
As part of Paula Usrey’s Small Groups Communication class, a group of students are conducting a book drive to benefit the Douglas County Public Library. Book drops will be located in the Campus center and the Library Lobby during the month of February. Read More
UCC Scholarships Avaliable
The UCC Foundation scholarships are now available for 2013. Scholarship application deadlines vary from Jan. 30 to March 13. Read More
New Mainstream Website
The new Mainstream website is up and running! Read More


Student Survey

Feb. 6 2013 | How will students be impacted by a tuition increase?

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Campus News

Hanna shares legislative changes with campus

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


Achieving the dream “rolls out” at UCC

Achieving the Dream (AtD) held its “roll out” party on January 23, 2013 marking the official campus-wide start of this student-centered initiative at UCC.  Faculty, staff and students gathered in the lobby of Jacoby to celebrate the occasion. Full Story


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Faculty Art Showcase

The art gallery at Umpqua Community College is currently hosting an exhibit of art pieces by faculty members. The exhibit, entitled “A Collectively Authored City,” includes pieces by Renee Couture, Ted Isto, Sandee McGee, Greg Price and Susan Rochester. Full Story


Aaron Swartz: a digital folk hero

Aaron Swartz, a 26 year old online open access rights activist, was found dead in his apartment Friday, Jan. 11. Most people had  never heard of this young man before his death; he was just another invisible giant of the technology world. Full Story


Survey finds Valentine experiences more memorable than gifts

Valentine’s Day strikes again soon, so we surveyed some UCC students to hear their favorite Valentine’s memories and to find out how they plan to celebrate. Full Story


Opinion: Warm Bodies

The zombie craze took off about 10 years ago and movies and shows featuring zombies are still being made. The horror genre with its deathly focus is actually alive and well. But the release of Warm Bodies is making zombie lovers question whether or not the love story concept of this film is ruining zombies. Full Story


Movie Review: Gangster film fails to deliver

Slick cinematography and a flashy style perfectly capture the spirit and the style of post-WWII Los Angeles in Gangster Squad. But its overworked script and one-dimensional characters are style with no substance. Full Story


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UCC Sports

A step in the right direction

The Riverhawk men came into the nest Wednesday night Jan. 23 with back to back wins looking to stretch the win streak against the third ranked team in the NWAACC southern conference. Full Story


A tough night in the nest

The lady Riverhawks suffered multiple setbacks Wednesday, Jan. 23 against the LCC Titans with a 75-53 loss, dropping their record to 4-2 in the NWAACC and 14-5 overall. Full Story


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