Baseball Boys Opening Weekend

For UCC’s baseball team, playing on the field is only a fraction of the game. Community service, team bonding, and academic achievements are all sacrosanct traditions the program endorses. “We’ve cleaned up the parks, done some stuff downtown and we help at the elementary schools. We’re always looking to see Read more…

UCC welcomes new staff

In the fall term, 2023, UCC welcomed three new teachers: Associate Professor James Mortensen, Associate Professor Blake Norton, and Associate Professor Joseph Richards. While all three have a different story for what brought them to UCC, they all make a great addition to the campus. Mortensen James Mortenson, the new Read more…

Activist, advocate and assistant professor Christina Ballard: “The power of symbolic speech”

Standing outside a capitol building, two strips of duct tape were slapped across communication studies instructor Christina Ballard’s mouth — another two to her chest, holding up a sign: “The power of symbolic speech is that it conveys a special message.” This was in 2012, after Wisconsin — where Ballard Read more…

Why your financial aid was “late”: Disbursement deadline pushed to term’s third Monday

Despite summer’s cybersecurity attack — which shut down campus for a week and required a complete restart of all online systems — fall term’s financial aid repayments were doled out on-time, in accordance with the department’s new deadline. Refund checks were successfully mailed out early to students on Friday, October Read more…