During the pandemic more than physical health has been at stake; mental health has been challenged.  There is a need for healthy coping strategies to deal with the myriad of problems students and staff face that cause anxiety and depression.  This list is based on a collection of evidence-based studiesContinue Reading

Stalking and human trafficking can be frightening topics, with many people believing it happens elsewhere, not here in Douglas County.  Often images of white predator vans and strangers lurking in the bushes ready to pounce come to mind, but the reality is that stalking and trafficking are most often perpetratedContinue Reading

Eating a deliciously excessive large meal with friends and family is a Thanksgiving imperative for most. Unfortunately, with the economic challenges many students face, having the funds for the plethora of Thanksgiving staples, such as a family-sized turkey with fixings, or buttery mashed potatoes and sparkling cider can be justContinue Reading

Lockwood Hall, the industrial arts building, recently celebrated to show off their new makeover in an open house that revealed the long overdue upgrade to the welding, automotive and now apprenticeship programs.    In the late afternoon of Nov. 1, an enthused collection of students, proud UCC staff and the interested public came to the Lockwood open house to see the vast array of changes which the studentsContinue Reading

UCC is hiring for many positions from student jobs, to faculty and part-time instructors, to custodians and campus security, to administration and other full-time staff.  Lisa Cram, payroll assistant and human resource staff member, is responsible for doing much of the advertising on recruitment sites. UCC has selection committees for eachContinue Reading

Centerstage Swanson Amphitheatre buzzed with improbable alien activity for three weeks in October as the theatre department’s community theatre project opened with their first show of the school year, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Radio Plays,” based on the iconic space comedy written by Douglas Adams. The production opened justContinue Reading