New UCC president plans to make connections with college using listening skills and teamwork If you can’t find UCC’s new president Rachel Pokrandt, try checking the bike rack or the choir rooms or one of UCC’s walking paths. Hoping to listen and build connections with staff and faculty, Pokrandt offeredContinue 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

The Mainstream staff reflect on the Wildfire Recovery Series From the Editor’s desk Neals Hill, Frog, Green Ridge, Indian Creek, P-515, Lionshead, Beachie Creek, White River, Laurel, Holiday Farm, Brattain. Two Four Two, Echo Mountain Comples, Slater, Chehalem Mountai— Bald Peak, Riverside, Thielsen, Almeda Drive, South Obenchain, Archie Creek, LeslieContinue Reading

COVID-19 pandemic gave students unforgettable trauma At times during the pandemic, school seemed little more than the sun rising and falling on a world plagued with individuals overwhelmed with grief, hopelessness and disease. Tormented individuals felt the lack of clear, consistent guidance – with no escape from the constant updatesContinue Reading

Graduation ceremony information for graduating students UCC’s  57th graduation ceremony on Friday, June 11 will again be a bit untraditional; the graduation ceremony will take place in students’ cars.  The carmencement, a drive-thru graduation, starts at 6 p.m.; however, students need to arrive at 5 p.m. to line up.  LastContinue 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

Scholarship award spotlight on PTK officer and Mainstream managing editor Involved in multiple aspects of campus life, Faith Byars has dedicated herself to academics and outreach projects.  Byars, a homeschooled student until her start at UCC says she has thrived in the college classroom environment. “College is very similar toContinue Reading

What celebrating Memorial Day looks like in Roseburg Oregon In Roseburg during the month of May, the Roseburg National Cemetery for fallen soldiers along Harvard Avenue is usually filled with flags and a tribute ceremony takes place there. This year due to COVID-19, the event is canceled, but the VA is hoping to have an event next year.  Memorial Day, which used toContinue Reading