ASUCC approves partial funding for Flegel Center artwork The athletics department has been putting together a redecoration project for the Flegel Center’s baseball dorms that will include photos by local photographer and state representative, Gary Leif. “SBDC (Small Business Development Center) and the athletics department collaborated on it,” Athletic DirectorContinue 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

UCC affirms commitment to the arts amidst rumor mill backlash Even the best laid plans can go awry. When those plans are nascent, controversial and frightening, that planning might lead to disaster or gossip. The UCC Board of Education and the UCC President’s Office were recently pressured to address rumorsContinue 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

Awards for Phi Theta Kappa and what this means for their chapter UCC’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter Alpha Sigma Upsilon received two Hallmark awards at their annual Catalyst convention: Top 100 Chapter and Distinguished College Project Award as well as recognition as a five-star chapter, the highest level of chapterContinue Reading

ASUCC fee reimbursements: What remaining fees provide for students Every term, fees are collected as part of tuition, allowing all students access to services and activities provided by the Associated Students of Umpqua Community College, ASUCC.  Students have been issued some refunds through account credits for certain programs postponed dueContinue Reading

Meet the ASUCC officer candidates This year’s ASUCC election will have newly-elected officers dealing with the impact of reduced funding for the coming school year and a tumultuous time with the potential of another all-online term. Faced with these prospects and the questions of their peers each candidate, running unopposed,Continue Reading

Owen Cherry/ The MainstreamVyla Grindberg, ASUCC Business Manager Last year, being my first year at Umpqua Community College, I kept to myself for the most part, content to keep building on my successes. To me, originally that meant simply graduating and doing the best I could do in my classesContinue Reading

Kamilah Mirza/The MainstreamVyla Grindberg has been preparing ASUCC’s food boxes for the campus pantry ASUCC student leadership projects reaching students in need The ASUCC Student Leadership Team is managing several projects to help students in need of resources. Vyla Grindberg, business manager for ASUCC, has been preparing food boxes asContinue Reading

ASUCC’s Marjan Coester & Catherine Blocher prepare for Thanksgiving basket distribution dayLeeanne Phillips \ The Mainstream ASUCC Gives back to students for Thanksgiving ASUCC has been holding an annual Thanksgiving basket program since approximately 2006, which has significantly grown, according to Vyla Grindberg, ASUCC business manager and Marjan Coester DirectorContinue Reading

The February snowstorm led to the loss of many campus trees. To counteract the losses, ASUCC put together a tree planting ceremony. The snowpocalypse,  also known as Snowstorm Ryan, left the once beautiful campus looking in ruins with down trees and fallen debris. Pamela Goodwin, the ASUCC Event Coordinator, noticedContinue Reading

After a voting period of three days held on Canvas, 245 votes for the ASUCC student council election were tabulated on May 9th. The Results: ASUCC President – Jesika Barnes ASUCC Vice President – Jessica Grubbs ASUCC Activities Officer – Jadyn McAbee ASUCC Public Relations Officer – Kayla Kilburn ASUCCContinue Reading