Students who say hard work pays off are the finalists for the Jacoby Award UCC awards student Kacy Buxton with The Jacoby Award, UCC’s highest award. This award is given at commencement each year to reward a student’s academic achievement and service to the college and the community. The winningContinue Reading

UCC performing arts programs looking to innovate community relations in responds to concerns over program enrollment and funding Performing arts leaders at UCC are assessing innovative ways to sustain the theatre and music programs and increase enrollment. Earlier this year, UCC and the local arts community felt panic at theContinue Reading

UCC Centerstage presents new musical as the first in-person show in the COVID-19 pandemic UCC Centerstage, the college’s performing arts company, turned a popular Star Trek episode into an original musical with their recent performance of “Arena Gorn Superstar.” This is their first in-person production since the pandemic lockdown beganContinue Reading

New council seeks student knowledge and experience in designing programs and policy Students who want their voices heard on matters of college improvement and innovation can participate as members of college councils and committees. Students now have the opportunity to change college policy, programs, services, scheduling, retention and the overall college experienceContinue Reading

UCC honors students at the 2021 Honor and Award virtual ceremony This year 42 students have been selected by UCC staff to receive the Outstanding student award. These students received this award at the 2021 Honors and Awards Virtual Recognition ceremony, on May 26, 2021. After the event, these outstandingContinue Reading

Anonymous donation breathes new life into Lockwood Hall Lockwood Hall recently went through system and structural updates to accommodate the industry standards as well as better meet student needs. Technical students and teachers of Lockwood Hall had been working with insufficient or outdated equipment as well as safety issues.  The project wasContinue Reading

Federal assistance funds new comprehensive student assistance program Life coach Hanna Culbertson and Marjan Coester, director of student engagement, are working to implement a new Student Assistance Program (SAP) utilizing federal COVID funds provided through a Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act CRRSSA grant. This student assistance program can give studentsContinue Reading

ASUCC approves partial funding for Flegel Center artwork The athletics department has been putting together a redecoration project for the Flegel Center’s baseball dorms that will include photos by local photographer and state representative, Gary Leif. “SBDC (Small Business Development Center) and the athletics department collaborated on it,” Athletic DirectorContinue Reading

Students can advance their careers during summer using resources provided through UCC Summer term presents many career paths and educational opportunities that students who have extra time can take advantage of. Community and Workforce Training courses offer a hands-on experience that many students don’t often have time for. The CommunityContinue Reading

UCC offers students job information and resources to decrease student unemployment at job fair Find a summer job that will pay tuition and class fees. Since last year’s layoffs due to COVID-19, businesses are struggling to find employees.  UCC Job Placement Coordinator Inez Orozco says, “It is a challenge forContinue Reading

ASUCC election and constitutional amendments on the 2021-22 ballot Students can now vote using a Canvas shell for next school year’s ASUCC student government leaders and proposed amendments to the ASUCC constitution are also currently available for review and voting. “UCC’s shared governance model ensures students are represented on its key councilsContinue Reading