WINCHESTER — Inspired by speakers sharing uplifting messages about perseverance, overcoming fear, failure and ambition, nearly 340 Umpqua Community College students participated in a commencement ceremony under cloudy skies Friday night at the Swanson Amphitheatre.
WINCHESTER — With memories of the Oct. 1, 2015, mass shooting at Umpqua Community College that will always stay with them, four students share how they have moved forward past the tragedy to continue their education and graduate Friday.
Two newcomers will sit on the Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees after voters elected Guy Kennerly and Joelle McGrorty Tuesday night.
WINCHESTER — Umpqua Community College students can expect to see a tuition hike beginning this summer, now that the school’s board of trustees approved a $5 per credit hour tuition increase at its Wednesday meeting.
WINCHESTER — Umpqua Community College is managing campus cafeteria services again. The River Rush Bistro and Cafe opened Monday.
WINCHESTER — Umpqua Community College is inviting the public to visit its library. As Douglas County commissioners move forward with plans to close the county’s sole remaining library in Roseburg, UCC wants the community to know its library is still an option for people who love books.
WINCHESTER — Kacy Crabtree, with a lifetime of diverse educational experiences, will fill the newly created position of provost at Umpqua Community College starting in July. She hopes to enrich the Douglas County academic environment with those experiences.
WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees approved increases in student fees at a board meeting Wednesday. The increases will lead to higher service and instructional fees during the coming school year.
WINCHESTER — Umpqua Community College announced today that Kacy Crabtree will fill its newly created position of provost.
WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees approved a reduction in the college’s workforce at a Thursday meeting. The decision came in response to several factors, including a potential decrease in state funding and a gradual reduction in the student population in recent years.
WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Community College search for a provost candidate has just passed the interview stage with a search committee forwarding a recommendation to the college’s president Thursday.
WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved the installation of an additional vineyard site on the west side of campus.
WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees looked at curriculum expansion at the college at a board meeting on Wednesday.
WINCHESTER — Umpqua Community College will soon be seeing some changes regarding facilities. The information came up during a work session held Wednesday before UCC’s monthly board of trustees meeting.
The Umpqua Community College announced that 238 full-time students with 12 credits or more are on the President’s List and 124 students are on the Dean’s List for fall term 2016.
WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees looked at a proposal to increase student enrollment through athletics at a board meeting Wednesday. The board also took a look at the proposed budget of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown.
Umpqua Community College President Debra Thatcher shared about some of the college’s programs, including partnerships to connect students to the workforce, during the Oregon Employer Council Douglas County meeting Wednesday morning at the WorkSource Douglas Employment Department.
WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees stepped back in time at a board meeting Wednesday when the two flags that flew over the college during the Oct. 1, 2015, mass shooting found their way home.