WINCHESTER — Umpqua Community College presidential candidates Ryan Melton, Rachel Pokrandt and Teresa Rivenes had a chance to meet the board of education in person, get a tour of the campus and interact with the community via Zoom as the final portion of the interview process.
The finalists for the Umpqua Community College President position will be participating in virtual town halls next week.
The Umpqua Community College board of education has narrowed the list of candidates for the president position, which will be vacated by Debra Thatcher in June, to eight candidates.
WINCHESTER — Umpqua Community College’s search for a new president saw an overwhelming response by applicants, which resulted in the board of directors approving a scoring rubric at a special session Friday to help the search advisory committee.
Umpqua Community College’s board of directors officially declared a landslide that occurred on campus as an emergency Wednesday, which will allow the college to expedite the repair process.
WINCHESTER — Umpqua Community College is taking a closer look at its Southern Oregon Wine Institute, as well as the engineering and computer science programs, because those programs are chronically under-enrolled, according to President Debra Thatcher.
A student at Umpqua Community College has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a tweet sent out by the school Thursday afternoon.
WINCHESTER — Supporting deferred maintenance, a possible strategic fund and coming up with innovative ideas around tuition, were among the parameters the Umpqua Community College board of education gave regarding next year’s budget during Wednesday’s board meeting.
WINCHESTER — Despite a campus closure and online classes, several people came to Umpqua Community College on Wednesday to commemorate the shooting that happened on campus five years ago.
Umpqua Community College’s board of directors unanimously approved the COVID-19 Health and Safety Operational Plan during a special meeting Thursday.
Umpqua Community College’s board of education voted to cancel its Toyota T-Ten and general automotive programs and begin work immediately toward establishing a new one-year automotive certificate program.
Umpqua Community College is considering getting rid of its automotive programs.
Umpqua Community College officially canceled its commencement ceremony, which had been scheduled for June 12.
Umpqua Community College administrators are working to figure out the financial impact of the coronavirus.
Most classes offered at Umpqua Community College will be online for the entirety of spring term, which starts Monday and ends June 11.
Umpqua Community College is following the lead of other higher education institutions in Oregon by going all online for most spring term classes, according to a message sent to students Wednesday morning.
Umpqua Community College’s Director of Registration and Records announced the 2020 winter term honor roll.
Ever since she was a little girl, Ashley Backen loved being outside, looking at insects, animals and trees. But when it came to school, she just wanted to play basketball.
Higher education institutions will need to move to online learning as per an executive order issued by Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday evening, prohibiting in-person classroom interactions through April 28.
In just its third year of existence, the Umpqua Community College women’s wrestling program can boast its first national champion.
Gavin Hollamon, who will graduate from Umpqua Community College in the spring, was late to class Monday because he stopped by the Laverne Murphy Student Center to learn more about transferring after he gets his associate’s degree.
Oregon families will be eligible for a refundable tax credit starting in 2020 when they contribute to an Oregon Savings Plan account.
Umpqua Community College administrators will ask the college’s Board of Education on Wednesday to increase tuition and fees starting during the summer term of 2020.
Umpqua Community College will increase its nursing program from 48 students to 64 students, according to President Debra Thatcher's report, which she will provide to the college's board of directors at its monthly meeting on Wednesday.
Umpqua Community College’s welding program is starting a very special project.
WINCHESTER — Kelly Wright’s voice broke as she read the names of nine people who were killed four years ago at Umpqua Community College.
WINCHESTER — The timber industry has changed, and with it, the education needed to succeed in the industry.