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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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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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‘Gracious’ robots get marching

‘Gracious’ robots get marching The Southern Oregon First Tech Challenge assembles for league competitions When these ‘bots gear up, it’s in the name of cooperation, not elimination. Members of Southern Oregon First Tech Challenge are gathering in November and December for practices and league meets in the Umpqua

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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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