Why take a hard class when you can take an easier one? The challenge of a difficult class can quickly become a significant, meaningful accomplishment with long term personal, physical and career benefits, even for students who tend to struggle. Though sometimes difficult, these are the classes which increase theContinue Reading

Stress and a poor diet are unfortunate realities for many college students; often there is little time to consider a nutritious meal. With the busy work-life balance that many students have to navigate, gut health is frequently put lowest on the priority list. However, not all students disregard their diet.Continue Reading

Outstanding Student Award recipient and engineering transfer student, Hector Cardenas, does not relish the spotlight. When he was nominated for an outstanding student achievement award, some aggressive cajoling was involved to convince this remote student to drive from his present home in Portland to attend the 2022 student achievement ceremony atContinue Reading

A singular exceptional student is chosen every year for the Harry Jacoby award at UCC.  Named after former UCC President Jacoby, who was president from 1964-1975, this award is given to an exceptional student who excels beyond academics. The award is chosen by a faculty led committee made up ofContinue Reading

Building rapport with professors may sound challenging to some students or inconsequential to others, but this communication is considered a tool for student achievement.  “By forming a bond with a professor, students are more likely to access the informative, helpful guidance most teachers are willing to offer,” reports an article byContinue Reading