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A Feeling for Molecules

December 3, 2019

By Steve Lundeberg If chemistry professor May Nyman and her lab group worked in home construction, they’d be the ones building the foundation — and then moving on to the next house, leaving the floors, walls and roof to subsequent carpenters. “We focus on the fundamentals,” Nyman says. “My group and I are molecule makers. It…

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First-generation students at Oregon Tech celebrate pursuit of higher education with campus community

November 18, 2019

November 12, 2019, Klamath Falls, Ore. – Trying to navigate without a map can be what it feels like for a first-generation student who decides to pursue higher education. In support of those students who are the first in their families to attend college, Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” participated in a nationwide event, First-Generation…

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VFW Post 1833 Nominates Scott Birkinshaw for Teacher of the Year

November 18, 2019

The VFW Crater Lake Post 1833, Medford, OR has nominated Logos Education Specialist Scott Birkinshaw for the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award for the 2019-2020 school year.Logos Middle-High School Principal, Jason Winningham, says he is not surprised. “Scott is an outstanding teacher and his commitment to ensuring students learn about our country and values is admirable. In…

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KFCS, KCSD, KCC leaders meet to discuss the importance of education partnerships

November 1, 2019

Three local leaders in education banded together last week to share the importance of educational partnerships in setting high school students up for success. The discussion was presented at a Rotary meeting held Thursday at Reames Golf and Country Club. The presenters were Klamath Community College President Roberto Gutierrez, Klamath County School District (KCSD) Superintendent…

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Oregon Tech Behavior Analyst Faculty Appointed to National Association Board

October 21, 2019

October 17, 2019, KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Dawn Bailey, Ph.D., associate professor of Applied Behavior Analysis at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” recently received appointment to the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA) Board of Directors with her official term lasting until August 2022. The APBA is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote…

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Oregon Business awards Logos Public Charter School 3rd Place in 100 Best Non-Profits to Work For in Oregon

October 7, 2019

“There is a constant forward-minded progression here…” Medford, October 7, 2019 – Based on anonymous staff surveys, Logos Public Charter School was named #3 by Oregon Business Magazine’s 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in the large business category in Oregon! For the previous 3 years, Logos staff have participated, putting Logos in the top…

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Klamath Community College awarded $2.2 million grant to implement career-oriented student success program

October 7, 2019

Klamath Community College is pleased to announce the college has been awarded a $2.2 million grant to improve retention and graduation rates using a career-oriented student success program. This U.S. Department of Education strengthening institutions program (SIP) grant will be distributed over a five- year period, beginning this year and ending in 2024. The funding…

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Dental Hygiene Students at Oregon Tech Deliver Services to Rural Populations in Jamaica

October 1, 2019

Six senior students and two faculty members from Oregon Institute of Technology’s (Oregon Tech) dental hygiene program in Klamath Falls traveled to Montego Bay, Jamaica earlier this month to provide dental care to underserved communities in rural areas. The trip was part of the International Externship Program (IEP), which provides students the opportunity to travel outside the…

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Firefighter program provides local education, pathway to professional career

October 1, 2019

By Lacey Jarrell Braden Krag’s future is in giving back to his community. The 18-year-old EagleRidge High School graduate said he is looking forward to one day serving as a structural firefighter for Klamath County Fire District 1 (KCFD1) in Klamath Falls. Braden is enrolled in the Resident Student Firefighter Program at Klamath Community College.…

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Southern Oregon Trade Careers Expo Highlights Living Wage Careers

October 1, 2019

By Julie Niles-Fry The desperate outcry from trades and manufacturing businesses across Southern Oregon has been heard and addressed.  The second biennial Southern Oregon Trade Careers Expo took place on September 26th at Seven Feathers in Canyonville, bringing 2,000 high school juniors and seniors, veterans, retiring military personnel, job seekers, and 108 businesses together to…

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Oregon Tech Professor Works with IPC Education Foundation to Promote Computer Systems Engineering to K7-12 Students Nationwide

October 1, 2019

Since early summer, Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” associate professor Kevin Pintong has been working with IPC Education Foundation to attract and engage STEM students in workshops nationwide using Project Owl. The IPC Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which works to prepare students for rewarding careers in the electronics industry by providing…

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Springfield Area Chamber Of Commerce Aims To Empower Community Leaders At The Inaugural Leadership Summit

September 17, 2019

2019 Summit Leadership Press Release Springfield, OR — The Springfield Area Chamber’s inaugural Leadership Summit will be held on Thursday, September 19th at the Lane Community College Center for Meeting and Learning. This summit will bring together business and civic leaders in our community and provide extended learning opportunities for professional development, organizational management, and…

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