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Early bird, final deadlines nearing for OSAC scholarship application

Early bird, final deadlines nearing for OSAC scholarship application The deadline’s nearing for student applying for scholarships in Oregon, but there is still time to apply for scholarships. Students applying through the Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) system, can access more than 500 scholarship opportunities with

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UCC hosts Explore Engineering 2016

UCC hosts Explore Engineering 2016 If past attendance is any indication, it’s time again for one of the most noteworthy nights of the year for STEAM-leaning students and their parents. Umpqua Community College will host high school and middle school students and their families on Feb. 11 for

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Calling all adults who like robots!

Calling all adults who like robots! Robotics teams are growing in leaps and bounds across Douglas County. With that comes a need for adult volunteers to support teams and tournaments. This is a call for VOLUNTEERS to help a first-ever event at South Umpqua High School. Come “learn

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Five career-planning strategies for students

Five career-planning strategies for students Preparing to choose an occupation is no overnight task. It requires preteens and teens to envision work that will engage them, to research what it will take to qualify for that work and to carry out the steps to make it happen. Some

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