HEY BOBCATS! And...just like that, the snow's gone and the green goes wild. Welcome to Spring
term! Find your vital dates and details in April's e-News below.
GET YOUR JUMP START ON: APRIL 3-7
Tasty, free & fun ways to get acquainted with COCC
Mon: FREE Dutch Bros., 9-11 a.m., Boyle Education
Center or Quad (outside Modoc, Jeff, & Deschutes)
Tues: FREE Cuppa Yo & College Resource Fair, 11:30
a.m. to 1 p.m., Coats Campus Center, Wille Hall
Wed: FREE Longboard Louie's and Club Info Fair,
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Coats Campus Center, Wille Hall
Thurs: Student-Staff Volleyball, 7:30-9 p.m.,
Mazama Gym, FREE snacks and a DJ sending the vibe.
Fri: Family Fun Night at Lava Lanes with FREE
pizza and kids-free bowling, 6-8 p.m.
IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES
Tuition payment deadline - April 14 (by 5 p.m.)
Drop a full-term class for refund - April 14 (by
5 p.m.; instructor's signature not required)
Find answers to payment options
GRADUATING IN JUNE?
Congratulations! The Commencement Ceremony is
Saturday, June 17, 10 a.m., at Mazama Field. Invitations go out this month; if you
would like your name printed in the program and local newspapers, the RSVP must be
submitted by May 19. Find complete details
The 2017-18 FAFSA/ORSAA is available at
www.fafsa.gov for students who plan to attend college between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018.
*Early submissions have the best chance to receive the maximum amount of aid available.
Need assistance? Attend a
The College's Foundation offers more than 350
awards totaling more than $1.5 million for local students. Application is available
Bobcat Web account. Deadline is July 15 by 5 p.m.
HOUSING APPLICATIONS FOR 2017-18 OPEN APRIL 1
Ready for a roommate upgrade? Check out Wickiup
Hall, an exciting place to call home! But act fast as occupancy was full last year!
COMPUTERS 'N CAFFEINE
Get a FREE cuppa Keurig on Coffee Break Wednesdays
Pioneer Computer Lab.
KEEPIN' I.T. SAVVY
Need some safety consult on protecting access
to your laptop or handheld? IT has security resources geared towards all levels of
LAUNCH YOUR HEALTHCARE CAREER
Discover the details of nursing school and check
out this rewarding career at one of three upcoming
info sessions held on April 5, 12 & 21. Make a difference with an Allied Health career choice!
Whether it's as a vet tech, dental assistant, massage therapist, medical assistant,
or pharmacy tech, learn of your options at an April 11
EXTRA INNINGS LUNCHEON
Interested in becoming a student leader next year? Join us for the Student Leadership
Initiative's Extra Innings Luncheon! This FREE lunch provided by Pilot Butte Drive-In
offers a unique opportunity to meet with current student leaders and learn how you
can step up to the plate as a student leader next year! Luncheon Registration.
MATH GAMES MULTIPLY THE FUN
Watch as high school students fire up their calculators
and clear their minds during the math department's annual High School Math Competition,
a game-filled day that roves the Bend campus, Thursday, April 13, beginning at 9 a.m.
Renee Brazeau-Asher for info.
Traditional food, music and photo-booth fun spell
"Fiesta Celebracin." The event is Friday, April 14, from 6-9 p.m., at the Coats Campus
Center with donated proceeds to benefit Latino student scholarships. A suggested $10
donation covers the event.
FARM & FOOD SPRING FAIRE
Learn about local farms, fresh food resources
and how to get your hands dirty at the Farm & Food Spring Faire, Saturday, April 15,
11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Coats Campus Center. More than a dozen area farmers and ranchers
will be on hand to sell early crops, sign you up for a CSA, and
share volunteer farming opportunities.
"A BITTERSWEET HARVEST"
"A Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program in the Pacific Northwest," will be held
Monday, April 24, 6 p.m., at the High Desert Museum, presented by Mario Sifuentez,
PhD. The Bracero Program was a bilateral agreement between the United States and Mexico
to import guest workers to alleviate labor shortages
in agriculture during World War II. Students free with ID.
WARM SPRINGS 101
Get to know Warm Springs with a "Know Your Neighbor:
Warm Springs 101" presentation on Thursday, April 27, 6-8 p.m., at Bend's Trinity
Episcopal Church, 231 NW Idaho. Contact: Gina Ricketts at 541-318-3782.
DRAWING FROM AMBIGUITY
See the works of Portland artist Mandee Schroer, April 6-28, at the Pinckney Gallery,
plus a reception and talk on April 6, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
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