Life changes in unexpected ways, but for UCC student and library worker Ashley Swearingen, change happened fast and derailed her life. While striving toward her goal of working in a museum living in Portland three years ago, Swearingen began having severe migraines, neck pain, and vertigo likely related to aContinue Reading

UCC students are now juggling multiple course delivery methods including face-to-face, hybrid and online. Education has become similar to a tech training program with students learning how to navigate live Zoom lectures, recorded Zoom lectures, Panopto interactivity, recorded tutorials, recorded lessons, online discussion boards and the Canvas learning management system.Continue Reading

The World Health Organization’s predictions regarding the growth of depression and its negative impact on health were dire prior to the pandemic. Since the pandemic, numbers have been on the rise. In 2010, the World Health Organization said that by 2020, “depression will emerge as one of the leading causesContinue Reading

With COVID-19 restrictions the last few years, music and theater programs have been especially challenged as directors struggle to coordinate shows and find places groups can perform. Some schools and places are still not allowing performances at their location.   In spite of the challenges, UCC music director Jason Heald says that in-person shows are vital: â€śIt’s therapeutic socially to be making music again.”   To enable in-person shows, Heald explained that all of the UCCContinue Reading

Students can interact with each other and learn more about what is offered at UCC by visiting the Hawk Hangout Canvas option on the Canvas dashboard. Opening the Hawk Hangout was a part of one of PTK’s college projects last year to help support the college’s goals and its overallContinue Reading

The week of Oct. 6, seven positive cases of COVID-19 were on campus, according to Kerri Case, UCC’s new pandemic coordinator. Case traces student and staff exposure and works to help ensure that people take the right precautions to make sure they reduce exposure. Students were sent out an emailContinue Reading

Students who say hard work pays off are the finalists for the Jacoby Award UCC awards student Kacy Buxton with The Jacoby Award, UCC’s highest award. This award is given at commencement each year to reward a student’s academic achievement and service to the college and the community. The winningContinue Reading

What celebrating Memorial Day looks like in Roseburg Oregon In Roseburg during the month of May, the Roseburg National Cemetery for fallen soldiers along Harvard Avenue is usually filled with flags and a tribute ceremony takes place there. This year due to COVID-19, the event is canceled, but the VA is hoping to have an event next year.  Memorial Day, which used toContinue Reading