Wildlife Safari is open and booming with life, offering families vibrant one-of-a-kind memories during the COVID-19 social distancing mandate. We recently toured the Wildlife Safari Drive-Through and found some fun facts about 12 of the Wildlife Safari star species. Most of the animals discussed below are on a species survivalContinue Reading

Monica Botwinick has been highly engaged at UCC as a full-time student, peer mentor, Phi Theta Kappa five-star officer, QSA Club president, and Debate Club public relations officer, as well as wife and mother of three.  After experiencing many life challenges, like simultaneously being homeless, jobless, and pregnant at 21Continue Reading

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America lists symptoms, provides tips on anxiety management. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America states that “anxiety disorders are real, serious medical conditions – just as real and serious as physical disorders such as heart disease or diabetes. Anxiety disorders are the mostContinue Reading

In 2017, Healthline reported that many people are unaware that nearly 4% of American adults (as many as 9 million people) are affected by one of the three ADHD disorders. Adult ADHD, which impacts brain functioning, presents in ways that may affect decision-making, memory, academic achievement, relationship stability, general socialContinue Reading

The Washington Post Dorothy Gilliam Trailblazer

Black History month is not just a month to be celebrated; black history is American history.  Black History month: commemorative; American History: inclusive for all Americans.  Many black writers address the principle of being appropriately and fully respected as Americans, either in historical accounts or in everyday life.  Dorothy ButlerContinue Reading

A political cause needs a compelling appeal to get people to stand strong in 46 degrees under hovering dark grey skies.  But Sunday afternoon, January 20, nearly 40 Oregonian men and women did just that at a peaceful protest entitled Womxn’s Rally 2019: Standing Strong in the Umpqua Valley. ThisContinue Reading

This is first in a series about the college career cycle for a UCC student. For the 2018-19 academic year, the UCC Foundation awarded $473,710 in scholarship funds, part of which were raised at the annual Legacy Ball fundraiser. “It’s very rewarding to see students reach their educational goals,” HoneyContinue Reading

Stress hurts. No question. Students often fail to seek social support and human connection before allowing chronic stress and anxiety to drive them into isolation. The Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors, including directors from Oregon State University, published results from a 2013 study showing that anxiety isContinue Reading

Just one day after the third anniversary of the UCC mass shooting, the state on Oct. 2 held an all-day Trauma Informed Care Training and Community Forum in the Lang Center on campus. Host Mandy Davis, the director for Trauma Informed Oregon, engaged 130 people in a conversation about recognizingContinue Reading