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  • A passion for science and students
    A passion for science and students
    A passion for science and students Sutherlin educator named Regional Teacher of the Year Congratulations are due to Sutherlin Middle School science teacher Janel Sorenson, who in May was named Douglas’ Regional Teacher of the Year. Sorenson’s passion for science and engaging her seventh-grade students makes her a...
  • Soaking up STEAM
    Soaking up STEAM
    Soaking up STEAM 2019 STEAM Extravaganza draws hundreds of families across Douglas County Hundreds of curious, eager children and teenagers poured onto the Umpqua Community Campus on May 18, looking to get involved in some fun, free, hands-on learning at the third annual STEAM Extravaganza. The family-friendly event...
  • Ensuring equity
    Ensuring equity
    Ensuring equity RHS team receives national honor A Roseburg High School team focused on equity in the classroom has been honored by the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity for its work that resulted in a major increase in the number of female students taking welding classes. The...
  • Explore, learn and play!
    Explore, learn and play!
    Explore, learn and play! 2019 STEAM Extravaganza coming soon The Umpqua Community College campus will once again turn into a land of all things science, technology, engineering, artistic innovation and math as the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub presents the 2019 STEAM Extravaganza. This year’s event is scheduled from...
  • A boost for grads, industry
    A boost for grads, industry
    A boost for grads, industry Program helps high school graduates land CTE careers in Douglas County A local job preparation program is helping high school graduates land careers with technical businesses in Douglas County. The South Coast Business Employment Corporation helps promote local businesses in Douglas County. With...
  • Peeks at potential careers
    Peeks at potential careers
    Peeks at potential careers Local industry tours help students look to the future Hard hats and safety goggles? Check. Loud, humming, technologically advanced machinery? Check. Real advice from real employers? Definitely. Increasingly throughout Douglas County, educators and industry partners are realizing that one of the best ways to...
  • Dreaming of STEAM education
    Dreaming of STEAM education
    Dreaming of STEAM education OLC fundraiser supports Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub The Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub will be able to share even more educational opportunities around schools in Douglas County thanks to a recent $6,500 donation for its Resource Lending Library. The 2019 Oregon Logging Conference, held in...
  • Donations rev up program
    Donations rev up program
    Donations rev up program UCC truck driving program receives boost from industry With a substantial need for qualified employees in Southwestern Oregon’s truck driving industry, Umpqua Community College can now offer even more resources to students interested in the field thanks to a big-rig-sized donation. Make that two...

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