Life is a journey, and no matter how meticulously one plans, the pandemic has taught us we can never plan for everything. Roseburg native, Melissa Wilkins, a nursing student and newly elected ASUCC vice president, knows this truth all too well. “I started UCC originally at the end of 2018.
Graduation is fast approaching and the end of spring term is on many students’ minds, but the student government election results are not to be overlooked. This election ASUCC had four applicants apply for three positions. Two applicants applied for vice president and the applicant not elected into office by students
As students work through courses each term, they often are so focused on the course requirements and that the opportunity to connect with instructors is often missed. Research shows, however, that students who establish connections with instructors and faculty within their institutions perform better in social and academic settings. Some
All ASUCC student government positions are open for the upcoming spring term election . Applications for senator and leadership seats must be submitted by May 6, 2022. ASUCC develops, organizes and executes the events, activities and outreach available on-campus. Student government is aimed at improving the quality of life for students and is a frontline access
While UCC often provides basic resources for students in need such as school supplies, hygiene items and food boxes, many students’ necessities and desires go unfulfilled. Luckily retailers recognize the struggles of most college students and have developed discounts giving students a well-deserved financial break. Many companies, both locally and nationally, offer discounts, special rates and promotions designed specifically for
While UCC students have begun to return to in-person learning, the campus still resembles a ghost town. To get students back on campus, ASUCC has been scheduling an assortment of events and activities in the LaVerne Murphy Student Center. “The events are fun and almost always include food and drink.
To increase the utility of the LaVerne Murphy Student Center space, ASUCC is working with Director of Facilities Jess Miller to suggest repurposing the UCC kitchen and cafeteria into an expanded lounge for students. The newly expanded student lounge could boast a larger space for student government, a student kitchen,
For many students, funding for college is the difference between following a career path that aligns with their passions or just getting a job. College students have the unique struggle of trying to prioritize school while being continually pressured to prioritize everything else. The Revealing Institutional Strengths and Challenges group
Mental health issues are on the rise for college students. Boston University in a study led by Sarah Ketchen Lipson found, “Half of students in fall 2020 screened positive for depression and/or anxiety.” A total of 83% of all students participating in the study also said their school work was negatively impacted
While pandemic stress and fatigue have put more stress on college students than ever before, neurodivergent students like Jane, a pre-med major at UCC, especially have had their own unique set of challenges. A neurotypical person navigating the pandemic is now experiencing struggles similar to the level of upheaval a
Volunteering is touted as one of the best ways for college students to build professional skills and try leadership opportunities which are important for university and scholarship applications. Thoughtful essays, top grades, and glowing letters of recommendation often won’t even be considered if students don’t have a history of community