Esports, eSports, and E-sports; no matter how you spell it, the term generally refers to competitions held over popular video games. The name, short for “electronic sports,” originated in the 1950s and the gaming sport has grown considerably since the 90’s with the rise of console gaming and high-speed internet.Continue Reading

Q: What is your position’s role for UCC?A: The Department of Communications and Marketing is all about connecting students to UCC. Each student’s life transformed contributes to strengthening our rural community. We are focused on connecting individuals and teams to deliver marketing and communications utilizing the latest technologies to reachContinue Reading

Eating a deliciously excessive large meal with friends and family is a Thanksgiving imperative for most. Unfortunately, with the economic challenges many students face, having the funds for the plethora of Thanksgiving staples, such as a family-sized turkey with fixings, or buttery mashed potatoes and sparkling cider can be justContinue Reading

Lockwood Hall, the industrial arts building, recently celebrated to show off their new makeover in an open house that revealed the long overdue upgrade to the welding, automotive and now apprenticeship programs.    In the late afternoon of Nov. 1, an enthused collection of students, proud UCC staff and the interested public came to the Lockwood open house to see the vast array of changes which the studentsContinue Reading

With COVID-19 restrictions the last few years, music and theater programs have been especially challenged as directors struggle to coordinate shows and find places groups can perform. Some schools and places are still not allowing performances at their location.   In spite of the challenges, UCC music director Jason Heald says that in-person shows are vital: “It’s therapeutic socially to be making music again.”   To enable in-person shows, Heald explained that all of the UCCContinue Reading

UCC is hiring for many positions from student jobs, to faculty and part-time instructors, to custodians and campus security, to administration and other full-time staff.  Lisa Cram, payroll assistant and human resource staff member, is responsible for doing much of the advertising on recruitment sites. UCC has selection committees for eachContinue Reading

Centerstage Swanson Amphitheatre buzzed with improbable alien activity for three weeks in October as the theatre department’s community theatre project opened with their first show of the school year, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Radio Plays,” based on the iconic space comedy written by Douglas Adams. The production opened justContinue Reading

Many students find the transition from a two-year degree to a four-year degree program daunting. Locally, UCC offers a degree partnership program to assist students with their transition into higher education. The DPP allows students to begin their college career, regardless of prior academic success, at UCC and dual enroll or transfer toContinue Reading