UCC is hiring two new vice presidents; one for academic services and one for student services. The college’s current president, Rachel Pokrandt, is choosing to return to the traditional VP administration structure instead of the previous provost structure that combined these two positions under president Debra Thatcher. A hiring committeeContinue Reading

Free pizza at a college has been a tried and true method of gathering students in one location on campus, but students who answered the invitation to question candidates for UCC’s next vice president of student services were more interested in being heard than eating. The search for VPSS particularlyContinue Reading

Two changes are coming to UCC: An updated Student Center and a new Welcome Center. These changes will provide a single hub for student services and a resource for student engagement. Staff looks to focus on improving the role of the Student Center, which serves as a place for manyContinue Reading

Although UCC campus clubs are an important part of some student’s college experiences, many clubs have fizzled out due to the pandemic. Since UCC has reopened its campus to students, clubs are slowly starting to reactivate. Currently, 15 clubs, both active and inactive, are on the club roster. While manyContinue Reading

To increase the utility of the LaVerne Murphy Student Center space, ASUCC is working with Director of Facilities Jess Miller to suggest repurposing the UCC kitchen and cafeteria into an expanded lounge for students. The newly expanded student lounge could boast a larger space for student government, a student kitchen,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