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Vet Tech Students Learn About Wildlife Rehab
Vet Tech Students Learn About Wildlife Rehab

A collaboration with Think Wild allows veterinary technician students to perform clinicals while learning about wildlife rehabilitation

College Unveils Visual Arts Certificates
College Unveils Visual Arts Certificates

The graphic design and illustration training programs provide a launchpad for artistic careers

COCC Launches Center for Business, Industry, and Professional Development
COCC Launches Center for Business, Industry, and Professional Development

Center will offer diverse skill-building courses, entrepreneurial assistance, customized trainings and many other specialized business services

Free Credits for New High School Grads
Free Credits for New High School Grads

Special four-credit offer provides in-district, class of ‘22 graduates a chance to try a college class completely free

Students of Academic Excellence
Students of Academic Excellence

Three COCC Bobcats make the 2021-22 All-Oregon Academic Team

Board Approves $4 Per Credit Tuition Increase
Board Approves $4 Per Credit Tuition Increase

COCC currently ranks fifth most affordable among Oregon’s 17 community colleges, with ranking anticipated to remain the same

Highlighting Culture, Empowering First-Gen Paths
Highlighting Culture, Empowering First-Gen Paths

COCC's college prep programs featured on the American Association of Community Colleges' website

COCC Magazine
COCC Magazine

Read the 2022 edition of COCC Magazine, a community publication about your College

COCC Seeks to Fill Three Budget Committee Seats
COCC Seeks to Fill Three Budget Committee Seats

Vacancies represent three different zones, with opportunities for Crook, Jefferson and Deschutes County residents

Governor Brown Tours COCC, Highlights Health Care Pipeline
Governor Brown Tours COCC, Highlights Health Care Pipeline

Governor's Future Ready Oregon initiative supports workers and future workers, connecting them with well-paying careers in health care and other fields

New Funding for Child Care Development Program
New Funding for Child Care Development Program

"Accelerator" business training, a collaboration of the Small Business Center and NeighborImpact, receives significant state support

Culinary Instructor Selected for Arts-Meets-Agriculture Residency
Culinary Instructor Selected for Arts-Meets-Agriculture Residency

Thor Erickson receives residency at Pine Meadow Ranch Center for the Arts and Agriculture

Public Health Workforce Initiative Receives Investment
Public Health Workforce Initiative Receives Investment

Education endowment and $383K grant award from Deschutes County, Central Oregon Health Council support new public health initiative

Unique Maps to Higher Learning
Unique Maps to Higher Learning

Newer academic options in fields like GIS, social work and fire services are helping students plot their path to a bachelor's degree

Foundation Broadens Scholarship Program, Cancels Fundraiser
Foundation Broadens Scholarship Program, Cancels Fundraiser

COCC Foundation scholarships now offered in two annual application cycles; next deadline is April 29

Growing Child Care Businesses
Growing Child Care Businesses

Story from The Bulletin on the Early Child Education Business Accelerator program

Support for Student Veterans
Support for Student Veterans

New veterans coordinator position, supported by a grant from the Oregon Dept. of Veterans' Affairs, featured in Jan. 23 edition of The Bulletin

The First 2,000 Days
The First 2,000 Days

To help solve child care crisis, COCC trains next generation of early educators

Class of '22 to Graduate with Drive-Thru Commencement
Class of '22 to Graduate with Drive-Thru Commencement

Creative format gives students, supporters a unique way to experience and celebrate ceremony

To the Fullest Degree
To the Fullest Degree

An academic collaboration between COCC and Oregon State University-Cascades optimizes the path for those on the bachelor’s degree track