Rosa Mohlsick, a member of Umpqua Community College’s class of 2009, will speak at this year’s commencement ceremony and then go forward with continuing her college education. She was employed previously at the Safe Haven Maternity Home, a non-profit organization that aids women and babies in crisis. She worked atContinue Reading

Several degrees and certificates, like the AAOT and the Oregon Transfer Module, require second language classes. Currently, UCC offers one world language: Spanish, taught by Associate Professor Nicholas Tratz. Although students at time struggle with the requirement, learning a second language can increase one’s world perspective and strengthen neural pathways.Continue Reading

With spring in the air and graduation on the horizon, many students are repeatedly checking their degree progress. DegreeWorks, a program offered through UCC’s Self-Service Banner is how students can keep track of degree requirements. According to the UCC’s DegreeWorks manager Kendy Jones, “ A lot of students like DegreeWorksContinue Reading

According to UCC’s Student Self Serve, the average annual cost of attendance for a full time student totals at $11,664. Compared to the $27,502 cost of attendance most four-year colleges have, community college presents an opportunity to run the same race without paying an arm and a leg. That beingContinue Reading

Heroes Haven, a comic shop that carries unique table top games and pop culture merchandise, has had an impact on our community since its opening in 1987. The shop is one of the only places in town to offer issue and volume comics, card games like Magic The Gathering, andContinue Reading

When allegations involving Harvey Weinstein were broadcast right and left in 2017, actor and former NFL player Terry Crews tweeted that he too had been assaulted. Not by Harvey Weinstein, but by William Morris Endeavor agent Adam Venit. The incident has been reported as happening in February 2016 at aContinue Reading