While UCC students have begun to return to in-person learning, the campus still resembles a ghost town. To get students back on campus, ASUCC has been scheduling an assortment of events and activities in the LaVerne Murphy Student Center. “The events are fun and almost always include food and drink.Continue 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

For many students, funding for college is the difference between following a career path that aligns with their passions or just getting a job.   College students have the unique struggle of trying to prioritize school while being continually pressured to prioritize everything else. The Revealing Institutional Strengths and Challenges groupContinue Reading

You may pay less in Oregon state taxes this year, perhaps a lot less, thanks to legislation passed in 1980 called “the kicker.” The kicker is a tax refund that automatically “kicks in” whenever state revenue during Oregon’s two-year budget cycle exceeds the amount of taxes the state expected toContinue 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

Mental health issues are on the rise for college students. Boston University in a study led by Sarah Ketchen Lipson found, “Half of students in fall 2020 screened positive for depression and/or anxiety.”  A total of 83% of all students participating in the study also said their school work was negatively impactedContinue 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

Esports, eSports, and E-sports; no matter how you spell it, the term generally refers to competitions held over popular video games. The name, short for “electronic sports,” originated in the 1950s and the gaming sport has grown considerably since the 90’s with the rise of console gaming and high-speed internet.Continue Reading

Q: What is your position’s role for UCC?A: The Department of Communications and Marketing is all about connecting students to UCC. Each student’s life transformed contributes to strengthening our rural community. We are focused on connecting individuals and teams to deliver marketing and communications utilizing the latest technologies to reachContinue Reading