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Virtually up close and personal

Virtually up close and personal Douglas County students and beyond take online tours of local industries Lions and parrots and ant-eaters, oh my. Hundreds of students learned how much food it takes to run an animal park, how long bears hibernate and how much dedication it takes to

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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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CTE synergy

CTE synergy More Career and Technical Education opportunities coming to South County South County school districts are moving closer to becoming a hub for collaborative Career and Technical Education opportunities intended to connect students with high-wage, high-demand jobs after graduation. Partners and supporters of the South County CTE

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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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