UCC to hold public forums

Umpqua Community College will host four community forums across the county to encourage public participation in creating a five year plan.

Monday will see two forums. One session will be held at 10 a.m. at the South Umpqua High School Library, 501 Chadwick Lane, Myrtle Creek.

The second forum will be held at 4 p.m. at the Ford Family Foundation Conference Room, 1600 NW Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.

Two more sessions will be held on Tuesday. Winston Community Center, 440 SE Grape Avenue, Winston, will host the first forum at 10 a.m.

The last session will be at 4 p.m. at the Sutherlin Community Center, 150 Willamette Street, Sutherlin.

“These forums provide a way for community members to directly communicate with UCC’s leadership about the College’s strengths and areas for improvement,” Dr. Debra Thatcher, UCC’s president, said in a press release.

The College has already received 576 responses from students, staff and some community groups via a survey shared last month online and through social media outlets.

Erica Welch is a community reporter for The News-Review. She can be reached at ewelch@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4218.

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Erica Welch is the special sections editor for The News-Review, mother of two and a native Roseburgian. She is an alumni of Roseburg High School, UCC and Western Oregon University. She can be reached at ewelch@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4218.

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That is wonderful that they are offering this opportunities to people but holding these meetings during work hours really limits who can attend and who can't.


Of course it limits who can attend. That's intentional. UCC has a number of issues going on besides the Classified staff's negotiations which they'll never want to discuss.

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check it out for us mogie

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