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Sofia Stranieri
Admissions Coordinator
(541) 383-7227

Hometown: Springfield, OR

Education: Associates Degree from COCC, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science at Oregon State University
Favorite Event on Campus: The Jungle Run! Running through mud pits, water showers, and dirt trails is the highlight of the Spring season on campus. And of course, getting free food and frozen yogurt after the race.
While not at COCC: You’ll find Sofia paddle boarding at Sparks Lake, eating tacos at her favorite restaurant (El Sancho!), and on the patio drinking her favorite coffee (Backporch Coffee Roasters – yum!).
Local Schools: Any School! Bend High, Summit, Sisters, Crook County, La Pine, Gilchrist, Skyline, and Realms
Territories: Salem, Southern Oregon, Willamette Valley, California, and Nevada

 Sofia Stranieri



Lindsay Buccafurni
Admissions Coordinator
(541) 383-7793

Hometown: Springfield, OR
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Oregon State University
Favorite Event on Campus: Wickiup Hall move-in day! It is so fun seeing the excitement on students’ faces and welcoming new students to their home away from home.
While not at COCC: You’ll find Lindsay on the mountain or a lake, traveling, reading or hiking with her dogs.
Local Schools: Any school! Mountain View, Redmond, Ridgeview, RPA, Culver, Madras, North Lake, Trinity Lutheran, Cascades Academy, Central Christian
Territories: Portland Metro area, Eastern Oregon, Washington, Idaho


Lindsay Buccafurni



Kayleen Schweitzer
Assistant Director of Admissions - Recruitment & Outreach
(541) 318-3703

Hometown: Northglenn, CO
Education: Master of Art (MA) in School Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado and Bachelor of Science in Family and Human Services from the University of Oregon
Favorite Event on Campus: Preview Day! It's such a fun day for high school students to come and check out campus. It's a high energy day and I think it really gives potential students an opportunity to see if COCC is the right fit for them. Also, there is always delicious food.
While not at COCC: You’ll find Kayleen exploring Central Oregon with her husband and two kids. She loves playing softball, spending time with friends, and listening to live music.
Local Schools: Any school! Bend-Tech Academy and Sisters High School
Territories: Oregon Coast


Kayleen Schweitzer