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  • A world of possibilities
    A world of possibilities
    A world of possibilities Students throng to UCC to explore programs, job paths Douglas County students explored the worlds of engineering, cybersecurity, forestry, apprenticeships, automotive, business, welding and more at the 12th annual Explore UCC event at Umpqua Community College this month. The annual event draws hundreds of...
  • CTE synergy
    CTE synergy
    CTE synergy More Career and Technical Education opportunities coming to South County South County school districts are moving closer to becoming a hub for collaborative Career and Technical Education opportunities intended to connect students with high-wage, high-demand jobs after graduation. Partners and supporters of the South County CTE...
  • Intent on local careers
    Intent on local careers
    Intent on local careers UCC to host its first-ever CTE Signing Day The increasing value placed on Career and Technical Education programs will take center stage this month as Umpqua Community College joins schools around the country to mark CTE Signing Day. UCC’s first-ever National Career and Technical...
  • Encouraging exploration
    Encouraging exploration
    Encouraging exploration Students, parents participate in college and career workshop event Some Douglas County students and parents decided to make the most of Martin Luther King Jr. Day by exploring options for post-secondary education and careers. About 20 people attended a free College and Career Planning Workshop hosted...
  • Prep support
    Prep support
    Prep support Free College and Career Workshop planned for MLK Day Douglas County high school and college students are invited to turn Martin Luther King Jr. Day into a chance to prepare for their futures at a free College and Career Planning Workshop. In celebration of community engagement...
  • Explore UCC
    Explore UCC
    Explore UCC Students invited to learn about post-secondary options The 12th annual Explore Event at Umpqua Community College will focus on engineering, cybersecurity, forestry, apprenticeships, automotive, business, welding and more. The event is co-sponsored by Bright Futures Umpqua and the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub. The event will be...
  • Shining examples
    Shining examples
    Shining examples Sutherlin teachers earn Harbor Freights award As the need for skilled trade workers continues to grow, we’ve seen schools and industry partners increase efforts to shine a spotlight on the many opportunities that exist for students in fields such as manufacturing, automotive, agriculture and more. In...
  • Carried away with coding
    Carried away with coding
    Carried away with coding Douglas County students participate in Hour of Code event Many Douglas County students explored the world of computer coding in December as part of the worldwide Hour of Code initiative. Interactive coding tutorials with kid-friendly themes like Star Wars, Minecraft, Dance Party and Dr....