It takes great courage to sign up for the military. Some who serve see combat, some never returning. Others provide necessary aid to those in combat or assist foreign countries with improving their technical infrastructure. Renee Carroll is one of those support veterans here at UCC. Carroll is finding new life going from soldier to scholar. Born and raised in Roseburg, Carroll never really left the area growing up. She led what she referred to as a simple childhood. She recalls being a strong student in her early years . . . until she met boys. She would ultimately meet her future husband while in
PTK president, scholar meets with Oregon governor Quiet, shy, seemingly a mute child. Abused, addicted to alcohol until pregnant at 17. Then anxiety, depression, sick from it all. Now? Peer mentor, ambassador, president of Phi Theta Kappa. Phi Theta Kappa’s Alpha Sigma Upsilon Chapter President Jantyne Bunce has traveled a long bumpy road to get where she is today. Born in Idaho, Bunce’s life was off to a quiet start as she didn’t speak for years. “I’m extremely shy, so much so that doctors and my mother thought I was mute for several years when I was young,” Bunce said. That wouldn’t be the only
The Spring Fling event happening on June 9, 2017, presented annually by ASUCC on the Umpqua Community College campus commons, celebrates the end of the school year and is free and open to UCC students, staff, faculty and their families. This year’s free activities will include the following: Be-dazzled Face Painting by Ruth Ann Rountree Crazy Hair by Tonya Page Two Bounce Houses- appropriate for all ages. Photobooth Drone and Rocket Competition hosted by the Engineering Club (12 to 2 p.m. by the Tower Bldg) BBQ Hamburgers and Hotdogs from the UCC Veterans’ Club Grill Dutch Bros. Coffee Stand (non-coffee drinks, however were provided last
Umpqua Community College is going to be hosting the Roseburg Summer Fun camps for children from first to tenth grade starting on June 19. These camps are set up by UCC’s Coordinator of Personal Enrichment, Candice Van Loon. Van Loon has run the camps by herself for the past two years; however, the camps have been a part of UCC for eight years. This year, the camps for children grades first through third will include themes of Harry Potter, Frozen, Ninja Warriors, Lil’ Chefs and Wild about Animals. The camps’ morning and afternoon sessions will both cost $109 or a full day price of $199.
The Oregon Promise is a state sponsored scholarship awarded to high school graduates planning on spending the next two years or less studying at a community college. According to Rebecca Redell, Umpqua Community College’s vice president of administrative services and chief financial officer, UCC has 222 students who earned the Oregon Promise scholarship this year. The Oregon Promise program requires being a recent Oregon graduate of no more than six months with a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Applicants must be an Oregon resident for at least one year prior to applying and must complete a Free Application For Student Aid, often referred to as the FAFSA.
The lack of personal control of digital data is a major concern to people of almost any demographic in the United States of America. Federal congressional rulings have deemed the online data of U.S. consumers to be salable to any third parties internet service providers desire. The ruling was made possible by the Congressional Review Act of 1996, enabling Congress to overturn standing federal regulations. In Quincy Larson’s article “How to set up a VPN in 10 minutes for free (and why you urgently need one)” he wrote that “Prior to 2017, congress had only successfully used the CRA once. But since the new administration