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‘WOW’ students with virtual tours

‘WOW’ students with virtual tours Teachers invited to participate in World of Work Week online Douglas County educators will have the chance to take their students on “virtual field trips” to learn about career and education pathways during a World of Work Week initiative March 11-14. Douglas County

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A world of possibilities

A world of possibilities Students throng to UCC to explore programs, job paths Douglas County students explored the worlds of engineering, cybersecurity, forestry, apprenticeships, automotive, business, welding and more at the 12th annual Explore UCC event at Umpqua Community College this month. The annual event draws hundreds of

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Intent on local careers

Intent on local careers UCC to host its first-ever CTE Signing Day The increasing value placed on Career and Technical Education programs will take center stage this month as Umpqua Community College joins schools around the country to mark CTE Signing Day. UCC’s first-ever National Career and Technical

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Encouraging exploration

Encouraging exploration Students, parents participate in college and career workshop event Some Douglas County students and parents decided to make the most of Martin Luther King Jr. Day by exploring options for post-secondary education and careers. About 20 people attended a free College and Career Planning Workshop hosted

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