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Joy, Adversity, and Inspiration Jared Norman’s road to UCC nursing program Halfway through a year-long backpacking trek a few years ago, Jared Norman realized his calling.  He knew that becoming a pediatric oncology nurse would be his career path. To clarify, the practice of pediatric oncology deals with treating childrenContinue Reading

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The first few days of a new term can even be trying for returning students. New students in particular can feel overwhelmed by all of the handouts, materials and information presented to them. Though we’re encouraged to ask any questions of the faculty, staff  and peers, it is useful toContinue Reading

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The Random Acts of Kindness Campaign is spreading the gift of positivity through the UCC campus in light of the deadly shooting that tragically killed eight students and one teacher on Oct. 1 of last year. The UCC Remembrance Committee has created their own version of the national Random ActsContinue Reading

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Within these pages, The Mainstream staff presents a chronological history of the events in the area commemorating the first year after the Oct.1 tragedy. The community of Umpqua Community College and Roseburg was rocked to its core on Oct.1, 2015. Our small, peaceful campus was shattered by senseless violence. NineContinue Reading