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I am UCC: All-USA Academic Team Jantyne Bunce

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… Keep Reading

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Spring Fling

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… Keep Reading

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UCC summer camps for children to start June 19

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… Keep Reading

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The Oregon Promise’s future

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.… Keep Reading

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League of Legends new campus club

A new challenger has appeared on the UCC campus, but have no fear. . . it’s a gaming club. The Umpqua University League of Legends club, led by UCC student McKenzie Callahan, is working on their five-person team for competitive gaming. League of Legends is a multi-player online battle arena game. Other widely popular titles… Keep Reading

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Harvey Day, Behind the Scenes

Students who have exchanged a wave, smile or otherwise acknowledged the security officers on campus likely have done so with Harvey Day. Among his colleagues, Day has been a security officer at UCC the longest, having started here in February of 2011. Raised in California, Day’s path to his position on campus was somewhat unintentional.… Keep Reading

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Flags symbolize lives taken by Nazis

The Days of Remembrance display at Swanson Amphitheater was organized to remember the 22 million lives lost under the Nazi regime during World War II. “It started with a student who was concerned with a lack of Holocaust awareness on campus a couple years back,” Perley said. Perley described the difference between “genocide” and “Holocaust”:… Keep Reading

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Sexual assault awareness — it’s more than a month; it’s a journey

Although Sexual Assault Awareness Month has ended, sexual violence continues to live on. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, “Every 98 seconds, another American is sexually assaulted.” New sex trends like “stealthing,” which most experts agree could be considered sexual assault, mean the topic still needs to be studied. While no laws… Keep Reading

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Sue Shaffer: A visionary leader for UCC, the community

Former UCC Board of Trustees director Sue Shaffer passed away on April 12 at the age of 94. She was the first woman to chair the board and received a position on the Spirit of Umpqua “Hall of Fame” in Jacoby Auditorium in 1999. During UCC’s 53-year history, only 23 names have been listed in… Keep Reading

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ASUCC: June UCC banquet needs volunteers

A group of students in Dustin Cosby’s Small Group Discussion class are putting together a banquet in efforts to show appreciation to our staff and faculty of UCC. These students go by the name of “Group A.” This group is also composed of ASUCC students and Veteran’s Club members. The students, for their class project,… Keep Reading

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