Local families, especially students, are struggling to find adequate affordable child care after the multitude of child care facility closures due to COVID-19 and new state regulations.  “Oregon is currently in a childcare desert,” said Shelby Shaw, a Glide special education teacher, former child care board member and daycare owner,Continue Reading

Many students find the transition from a two-year degree to a four-year degree program daunting. Locally, UCC offers a degree partnership program to assist students with their transition into higher education. The DPP allows students to begin their college career, regardless of prior academic success, at UCC and dual enroll or transfer toContinue Reading

UCC has been a smoke-free campus since September 28, 2009.  As students and faculty return to campus for in-person learning, smoking in undesignated areas has been on the rise. Smoking or tobacco products have been defined to include cigarettes, pipes, vaping devices and smokeless products such as dips and pouches.Continue Reading

A journey to a degree is difficult to navigate, and many students fail to get help when they struggle. To assist students in this struggle, UCC has designed a series of workshops aimed at assisting students. Take Flight is a collection of workshops, specifically designed for student retention, said MissyContinue Reading

Student writers and website manager sought for fall 2021 For the 2021 fall term, The Mainstream, UCC’s student media organization, has three merit award positions available that offer 12 credits of free tuition to students. Merit awards are the monetary equivalent of twelve tuition credits in exchange for reporting or workingContinue Reading

Anonymous donation breathes new life into Lockwood Hall Lockwood Hall recently went through system and structural updates to accommodate the industry standards as well as better meet student needs. The project was made possible by an anonymous donation to the UCC Foundation according to the Foundation’s newsletter. Built in 1969, the buildingContinue Reading

Federal assistance funds new comprehensive student assistance program Life coach Hanna Culbertson and Marjan Coester, director of student engagement, are working to implement a new Student Assistance Program (SAP) utilizing federal COVID funds provided through a Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act CRRSSA grant. This student assistance program can give studentsContinue Reading

ASUCC election and constitutional amendments on the 2021-22 ballot Students can now vote using a Canvas shell for next school year’s ASUCC student government leaders and proposed amendments to the ASUCC constitution are also currently available for review and voting. “UCC’s shared governance model ensures students are represented on its key councilsContinue Reading

Student support and engagement activities kick off for Spring term Finding activities and social community can be difficult under pandemic restrictions. UCC clubs and organizations, while quiet, are still open for student participation.  Several clubs opted to take a break during the lockdowns, but organizations like the UCC student body government ASUCC,Continue Reading