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Watch UCC civil engineering grads at work

Watch UCC civil engineering grads in the workplace Meet three civil engineering graduates who came to the program determined to change their lives and who are now working for Orenco Systems Inc. of Sutherlin, the city of Eugene and in the Grants Pass office of ZCS Engineering Inc.,

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Pledge to take part in the Oregon Promise

Pledge to take part in the Oregon Promise

Pledge to take part in the Oregon Promise Apply by March 1, 2016, to get all or part of your community college tuition paid  By Gwen Soderberg-Chase   For high school seniors, winter is a busy time. There are applications to collect, forms to fill out and essays

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Art supplies cross-pollination

Art supplies cross-pollination           Without the artistic “A,” STEM can be a string of isolated subjects   Last summer, the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub adopted a logo with symbols depicting the five letters and elements that comprise the group’s acronym. A computer screen atop a cell phone stands for

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Changing scarcity to abundance

Douglas County’s glass isn’t half empty OR half full; it’s brimming Let’s talk for a minute about Charles Dickens. Though he was writing for a 19th-century audience, the English author introduced images familiar to us almost 200 years later. Think of Oliver Twist holding up his empty bowl

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