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Additions to permanent art collection debut Feb. 13
The UCC Art Gallery announces New Works, an exhibit of artwork recently acquired for the college’s permanent art collection. The opening reception will be 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the gallery in the Whipple Fine Arts Center on UCC’s main campus. The evening is free. Read More
Valentine’s Day on campus
ASUCC will host a Valentine’s Day luncheon Feb. 14 from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Bistro for $5 a plate. ASUCC will also sell flowers, toys and cupcakes around campus the week of Valentine’s Day as a fundraiser. Read More
30 Paintings in 30 Days fundraiser
Umpqua Community College is hosting an art auction Thursday, Feb. 13 in the Danny Lang Center to raise funds for a new campus Veterans Center at UCC’s main campus. Read More
Foundation seeks wine donations
The UCC Foundation is seeking wine donations for its Wheel of Wine activity at the Greatest of the Grape celebration on March 1 at Seven Feathers Casino Resort. Read More
Pearl Street Quartet
The Pearl Street Quartet will hold a concert at First Presbyterian Church in Roseburg Sunday, Feb. 9 at 3 pm. Admission at the door is $7 per person or $15 per family. The group, while native to Eugene, performs throughout the Pacific Northwest. Read More
Faculty open forums this winter
Two faculty open forums are scheduled for winter term: Thursday, Jan. 23 from 1 to 2 p.m. and Wednesday, March 5 from 10 to 11 a.m. The forums are only open to faculty.


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Campus News

General Education degree unlocks doors for students

The reasons for dropping out of high school are many and varied, but without a GED or diploma, jobs are fewer, and with less pay. Little chance often comes later to finish that education. Full Story


Filing early for graduation, an effort to help students proceed

Attention students who will be graduating this spring: the deadline for filing for graduation was Jan. 31. Do not freak out if you missed the deadline, there is still hope of graduating on time, but you must hurry. Full Story


ASUCC helps boost club enrollment

The ASUCC Student Leadership Team held a club fair for campus clubs to recruit new members and increase involvement on campus. Full Story


Campus Bistro now offering daily specials

Many people enjoy a quality meal with excellent customer service, but those dinners are not always feasible within the college student’s budget. The Bistro, located in Campus Center next to the dining room, is just as affordable as the cafeteria where many students often purchase French fries or other quick foods. Full Story


Engineering and CIS open house teaches technology degree importance

Prospective high school and college students learned about local and statewide engineering, surveying and computer information technology opportunities at an open house event hosted last week in the Danny Lang Center. About 200 guests attended. Full Story


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Black History Month controversy

Black History Month, celebrated in February, is a controversial topic. Some want nothing to do with it or are strongly against it. Others, like Nike, are extremely supportive. Nike specifically designs a Black History Month shoe collection each year. Full Story


Free dental care coming on Donated Dental Day

Uninsured students and individuals may have an opportunity to get free dental care this Friday, Feb. 7. Donated Dental Day is coming back for its 13th year in order to provide free care to less privileged individuals Full Story


New tax law impacts servers

The Internal Revenue Service passed a new law in January 2014 that discourages servers from charging service charges and states that service charges are treated as income rather than a tip. Full Story


The Hannah and Haley Show

Just how well do you know the people in your life- such as your friends, siblings or significant other? “The Boyfriend/Girlfriend Tag” is a series of question than can be found now on a variety of sources online. This is a great activity to pass time at a restaurant, during a long car ride or while socializing around campus. Full Story


Faculty art show final days in Whipple Gallery

The “works x five” art show is in its final days on display in Whipple Fine Arts gallery. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Full Story


Local venues offer Valentine’s entertainment

Six local venues are kicking it up a notch for Valentines Day this year including the Annual father Daughter Dance, Parkview Skating Center, Sandy's Steak House, Brix Chill and Grill, O'Tooles Pub and Splitz Bar and Grill. Full Story


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UCC Sports

Pool renovations being made off-site

If you are wondering what is going on with the UCC pool, you are not the only one. Thankfully, some light has been shed on the status of the eye-sore project. Full Story


Men’s effort evident, not quite enough

If Saturday night’s basketball game was determined by effort and toughness, the UCC’s mens team would have won their contest versus the Mt. Hood Saints hands-down. Full Story


Riverhawks wipe boards with Mt. Hood

The women’s basketball team (15-5, 5-1 NWAACC South) maintained their first place standing tied atop the conference by defeating the Mt. Hood Saints (2-17, 0-6 NWAACC South) on the back of a dominating performance on the boards, and an impressive effort from their bench. Full Story


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