UCC’s theatre department produces “It’s a Wonderful Life” in a new way With the new rules of social distancing, Umpqua Community College’s theater department is having to change their methods. Instead of plays on stage, they are going to Zoom because the campus at UCC is closed. Despite the pandemic, the theater department is
Seasonal Affective Disorder: SAD can be bad, but it does not have to be Around this time of year, it gets hard for some Americans to be interested in regular activities, and others have difficulty waking up, while some people either stop eating or eat more. This is called Seasonal Affective
Job seekers make connections at UCC virtual job fair Local employers were brought together to connect with UCC students during a virtual job fair created by UCC’s Student Job Placement Coordinator, Inez Orozco. The job fair occurred Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. as representatives of local
Holiday events and how COVID-19 affects them It can be a great disappointment when holiday events are cancelled. As many holiday events are heavily impacted by COVID-19, many see social distancing as an opportunity. Rather than simply canceling, some people are transforming social events to virtual gatherings. COVID-19 is attacking
Dual Enrollment Challenges, Opportunities for Local Students Students who started college while still in high school are making adjustments now from being in the dual enrollment program to being in college full time. Dual enrollment is a program that allows any high school student to earn credit for several college
Modified learning: UCC COVID PLAN Kelley Plueard, UCC’s director of Human Resources, working with a UCC committee with assistance from the Douglas County Public Health Authority, the Oregon Health Authority, and the Centers for Disease Control, developed a UCC plan for dealing with COVID-19. “UCC recognizes that health and safety
Students connect during Chalk the Walk domestic violence awareness campaign Douglas County’s Peace at Home organization with UCC’s student Government ASUCC is encouraging students with a virtual Chalk the Walk to celebrate Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) during October. All month, students can write positive messages drawn in chalk and
UCC remembers Oct. 1, 2015 with new memorial UCC’s Oct. 1, 2015 memorial site is nearly completed with the installation of memorial globes, a platform, stones, benches, a border and a couple of walkways. The memorial is located on the UCC campus, behind Jackson Hall overlooking the North Umpqua river.
Honoring students: 2020 Honor and Awards Virtual Recognition During spring term, 55 exceptional students were chosen by UCC faculty and staff to receive Outstanding Student awards. This year the awards were given to students at the 2020 Honors and Awards Virtual Recognition on Thursday June 4, 2020 at 3 p.m.
Relationships with Instructors Key to Post-Grad Success “Building a strong relationship with instructors gives them the knowledge to write a recommendation that brings out the student’s strengths” As you graduate and leave behind the exams and due dates of student life, don’t make the mistake of neglecting the relationships you