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Board sets goals
The UCC board of trustees has determined their goals for the 2013-2014 school year. Read More
Silent Auction
As part of ongoing efforts to raise funds for scholarships, the UCC Foundation is holding a silent auction in Jacoby lobby Friday, Nov. 15 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The auction had previously been scheduled several days earlier.
Facility Master Plan
Mahlum Architects held open forums on campus the first full week of November. Ideas were exchanged between staff, students and the architects for development of a Facility Master Plan for the college. Read More
“Bus Stop” scheduled to arrive in November
UCC’s Director of Theater Studies Stephanie Newman directs her first play “Bus Stop” beginning Nov. 8. Performances of Bus Stop will take place 7 p.m. on November 8, 9, 15 and 16 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 10, 16 and 17. Read More
Annual SkillsUSA Turkey Raffle
The automotive department is selling raffle tickets (one for $1 or six for $5) for a chance to win a Thanksgiving turkey. Tickets can be purchased in the Tool Room in Lockwood Hall. Read More
Twitter service for UCC deadlines
UCC’s major academic calendar deadlines can be sent directly to any cell phone via a text message. (No smart-phone needed) Read More


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Campus News

Wine sales started to support S.O.W.I.

Southern Oregon Wine Institute began selling its wine for the first time to faculty and staff of UCC two weeks ago on Oct. 25 and 26, and on Friday Nov. 1 they began selling their wine to students and the general public. Full Story


ASUCC Leadership Team looking to increase student involvement

The Associated Students of Umpqua Community College Student Leadership Team is a group of students serving many hours per week as a liaison between faculty, students and community. Full Story


Welding program looks to expand its horizons

The welding program has been on campus for nearly 50 years. The Lockwood building, where the class takes place, was one of the first structures built. “It looks just the same as it did in 1975,” said Duane Thompson, part-time welding instructor at UCC. Full Story


$445,821 grant to impact students

Students will benefit in many ways this year thanks to the $2 million U.S. Department of Education grant that was awarded to UCC. More than $445,000 will be utilized during the first year to go towards seven different areas of interest: personnel, fringe benefits, travel, supplies, equipment, contracts and endowment. Full Story


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Dental van provides help on campus

The dental van is a relief program that visits the college campus multiple times a year. The dental van offers small procedures such as tooth extractions and fillings for free. Full Story


Behind The Curtain: “Bus Stop” brings together a diverse cast and crew

“Bus Stop” debuts this weekend in the Centerstage Theatre in the Whipple Fine Arts building. The play tells the story of a group of travelers forced to seek shelter from a snowstorm in a diner 25 miles outside of  Kansas City in the 1950s. Full Story


Facebook trend inspires reflection

Several UCC students joined the Facebook trend of counting their blessings during the month of November in honor of Thanksgiving. The trend is to daily post something for which one is thankful. Full Story


Health Insurance Deadlines Still Dead Silent

All Oregonians who want federally subsidized health insurance, including college students, must enroll with the state-run online health insurance marketplace, Cover Oregon, by Dec. 15 if they want to be covered come Jan. 1, 2014. Full Story


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UCC Sports

Riverhawks reflect on 2013 season

This year has been full of valleys, but every valley has a mountain peak somewhere. Outside hitter Mariah Gladden, deffensive specialist Jocelyn Valencia, middle blocker Kelsey Warren and setter Danae Perkey share their mountain top experiences on this journey. Full Story


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