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SOIL

February 27, 2020

It’s About Dirt… and a Whole Lot More OSU Soil Science professor, James Cassidy (and founder of the OSU student farm) spoke at a Farmer Luncheon at Eugene’s Hummingbird Wholesale. His presentation SOIL: What It Is and How It Works, was music to the ears of the many farmers and employees in attendance. James also…

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The Rogue Credit Union (RCU) branch at Umpqua Community College (UCC) recognized with Business Innovation award.

February 27, 2020

By Toni Clough Chair, Associate Professor, Business ROSEBURG, Oregon – Rogue Credit Union (Rogue) has been recognized with the Business Innovation award by the Roseburg Chamber of Commerce due to its partnership with the new campus branch at Umpqua Community College (UCC). In October 2019, the credit union opened its second campus branch at UCC,…

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Oregon Tech Welcomes New Dentist to Full-Service Campus Clinic

February 25, 2020

Feb. 24, 2020, KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Residents in Klamath County have a new option when it comes to dental care. The Dental Hygiene Clinic at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” previously was only able to provide preventive services, such as cleanings, radiographs, screenings and fluoride. Now with the addition of a full time dentist, Dr. Andrew…

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KCC board of trustees approve process to incorporate North Lake into KCC taxing district

February 16, 2020

2/11/20 KLAMATH FALLS — The Klamath Community College board of trustees voted unanimously at its January meeting to approve the process of transitioning the community college district in north Lake County to the Klamath Community College taxing district. The final approval will be determined by the state Legislative Assembly in the form of a bill…

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Oregon Tech Earns 2020-2021 Military Friendly School Designation

February 16, 2020

Feb. 11, 2020, KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.- Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” has again earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. In its 19th year, the Military Friendly school list is a standard for which higher education institutions…

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Community Colleges Can Now Offer Applied Bachelor’s Degrees

February 2, 2020

From a KCC Press Release An Oregon Senate bill that was signed into law July 1 was recently formalized at a signing ceremony in Salem with Gov. Kate Brown and representatives from Klamath Community College and Chemeketa Community College. Senate Bill 3 permits community colleges to offer applied baccalaureate degree programs under specified conditions and…

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Your Workforce Is Waiting for You

February 2, 2020

By Julie Niles-Fry Director of Career Development & Marketing, Logos Public Charter School. The 2018-2019 Oregon high school graduation rates were just released and the average across the state now 80%. While everyone wants 100%, reaching 80% has never been achieved in the state and is cause for celebration. A deep dive into the data…

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The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce announces Excellence in Education awards

January 27, 2020

January 23, 2020 COOS BAY, Ore. – The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce believes that great education and a great economy go hand in hand. Thriving businesses support a healthy education system, and graduates who are ready for work or college strengthen our local businesses and community. The Chamber has a goal of building bridges…

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KCC to host a series of information sessions to help navigate the nursing program application process

January 22, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 1/22/20  KLAMATH FALLS — Klamath Community College is hosting a series of information sessions to help those interested in earning a nursing degree learn what it takes to be accepted into the college’s nursing program.  The sessions are open to the public.  “KCC’s nursing program is highly competitive and a certain level…

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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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