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‘Empower the Possible’

‘Empower the Possible’ Students come face to face with trades, other professions at expo For Bureau of Land Management forester Shaun Harkins, the chance to expose youth to possible careers in natural resources is also an opportunity to pass on the importance of land stewardship. Harkins grew up

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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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Donations rev up program

Donations rev up program UCC truck driving program receives boost from industry With a substantial need for qualified employees in Southwestern Oregon’s truck driving industry, Umpqua Community College can now offer even more resources to students interested in the field thanks to a big-rig-sized donation. Make that two

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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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