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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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‘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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Community pulls together for UCC, donation fund set up

Community pulls together for UCC, donation fund set up In response to the tragic events at Umpqua Community College on Oct. 1, the Greater Douglas United Way has set up the www.uccstrong.com website to offer merchandise and focus donations for the recovery effort. More information about the site

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Fair “scavengers” claim prizes

Hunt designed for fun but also sends Education Matters message Thanks to the generosity of sponsors and partners, 22 families emerged as winners after visiting the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub’s booth at the Douglas County Fair last month. The STEAM Hub organized a scavenger hunt from its booth

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