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A boost for grads, industry

A boost for grads, industry Program helps high school graduates land CTE careers in Douglas County A local job preparation program is helping high school graduates land careers with technical businesses in Douglas County. The South Coast Business Employment Corporation helps promote local businesses in Douglas County. With

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Peeks at potential careers

Peeks at potential careers Local industry tours help students look to the future Hard hats and safety goggles? Check. Loud, humming, technologically advanced machinery? Check. Real advice from real employers? Definitely. Increasingly throughout Douglas County, educators and industry partners are realizing that one of the best ways to

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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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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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