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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

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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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Virtually up close and personal

Virtually up close and personal Douglas County students and beyond take online tours of local industries Lions and parrots and ant-eaters, oh my. Hundreds of students learned how much food it takes to run an animal park, how long bears hibernate and how much dedication it takes to

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Celebrating CTE

Celebrating CTE Students honored for choosing CTE pathways at UCC About 20 Douglas County students were lauded recently for choosing to enter career and technical education programs that will not only give them opportunities for high-wage, high-demand jobs but may also benefit their community and local economy.   The

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