Education

Oregon Launches Education Support Professional of the Year Program

September 25, 2020

The Oregon Department of Education and Oregon State Lottery partner to honor one outstanding education support professional for their service and commitment to public schools and students. (Salem, Ore.) – Today the Oregon Department of Education (ODE), in partnership with the Oregon State Lottery, announced a new program recognizing the outstanding contributions of Oregon’s Education Support Professionals (ESP)!…

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Education Audit – ODE Can Better Support Students Experiencing Disabilities

July 2, 2020
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Indigenous Peoples Day officially recognized at LCC

June 24, 2020

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 EUGENE, Ore.–The second Monday of every October will now be known as Indigenous Peoples Day at Lane Community College. LCC’s Board of Education unanimously adopted a resolution making the change at its June 17 meeting. The resolution commemorates and honors Lane’s Native American heritage, culture and community and intends to welcome…

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Dr. Dan Peterson Appointed Oregon Tech’s Dean of the College of Health, Arts and Sciences

June 20, 2020

June 18, 2020, KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) announced today that Dan Peterson, Ph.D., has been appointed as dean of the College of Health, Arts and Sciences (HAS), effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Peterson has been serving as interim dean over the last year and has been a member of the faculty in…

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Local high school students seize opportunity, enroll in courses at Klamath Community College and Oregon Tech

May 4, 2020

Isaac Pena says as a young boy one of his favorite playtime activities was to walk around the house and handcu his parents, then shu e them into a room he playfully called “jail.” Pena, now a 16-year-old sophomore at Mazama High School, said he plans to pursue a career in law enforcement, and he…

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Onward Career Tours Help Students Explore Career Paths

April 22, 2020

EUGENE, Ore., April 21, 2020–Onward Eugene and the University of Oregon Career Center are excited to announce the Onward Career Tours program, a series of virtual tour experiences connecting students to local employers. With the recent announcement that University of Oregon classes would be taught online in the spring term, this is a timely opportunity…

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Oregon Tech Board of Trustees emphasizes increased financial aid to students in setting tuition and fees

April 6, 2020

Summary: In a meeting held Apr. 2,Oregon Tech’s Board of Trustees voted to decrease 2020 spring term fees for students due to changes in operations due to COVID-19, to provide relief to those impacted students. In consultation with student government leadership, the university proposed reducing mandatory fees by about 12 percent and 15 percent for the…

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Oregon Tech’s Business Team wins National Competition while promoting Innovative Medical Technology

March 28, 2020

Oregon Tech business students, Quinn Damitio, Jared McBride, Peter Simonsen and Tanner Karp, won a national business case study competition, taking them to the worldwide stage in April. The team developed a marketing strategy to help a startup company reach people in wheelchairs who could benefit from the company’s hands-free motorized wheelchair. By Oregon Tech…

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Oregon Tech Transitions Spring Term to Remote Delivery of Courses

March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020, KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon- As Oregon Institute of Technology (“Oregon Tech”) continues to monitor the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation, President Nagi Naganathan announced that all courses will be taught through remote delivery for the entire spring term between April 6 and June 12, 2020. The decision is an extension of the University’s remote delivery operating…

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KCC to move all academic, GED, and ESL spring term courses online; workforce trainings are delayed

March 19, 2020

Klamath Community College is in the process of transferring all spring term courses to an online format that will allow students to participate from any place with an internet connection. Spring term will be a 10-week term, starting on April 6 and ending on June 12. “KCC is committed to providing quality education for all…

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Oregon Tech proactively preparing its campuses, teaching sites for a comprehensive response to Coronavirus

March 7, 2020

March 7, 2020; KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” has deployed a COVID-19 response team to ensure that it is prepared should any of its students, employees or campus contacts test positive for the coronavirus. With new presumptive cases announced today in Klamath, Jackson and Washington counties, university officials are continuing to communicate…

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Klamath IDEA Announces Upcoming Launch of New Web Platform for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

March 7, 2020

Klamath IDEA announced today that on March 18 it will launch an innovative new web platform that will connect the region’s growing entrepreneurial and small business community to expert service providers and resources. The site is powered by SourceLink®, a nationally known platform supporting entrepreneurial ecosystems in over 100 communities nationwide.  Kat Rutledge, director of…

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