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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

Season of Nonviolence Convenes Book Groups
Season of Nonviolence Convenes Book Groups

Community book conversations will discuss "Braiding Sweetgrass" in advance of livestreamed author event on Jan. 24

Vice President Receives Statewide Honor
Vice President Receives Statewide Honor

Dr. Alicia Moore, vice president of student affairs, receives excellence award from the Oregon Community College Association

$185K Grant Reinforces Equity Efforts
$185K Grant Reinforces Equity Efforts

COCC's office of diversity and inclusion receives major grant award for equity-centered programs

Geology Program Shares Science with Community
Geology Program Shares Science with Community

Geologist discusses climate change and volcanic science with Central Oregon Daily News, Trail Scholar hiking blog

The Clothing Connection
The Clothing Connection

This new and gently used clothing resource is available to students for help with garment needs for school, work, field placements and interviews

Tapping Tech in Rural Oregon
Tapping Tech in Rural Oregon

Rural COCC students receive technology, support to help them continue their education during the pandemic

Following
Following "The Good Road"

COCC's Native American college-prep program highlighted in Madras Pioneer

Innovative Training Program Addresses Child Care Shortage
Innovative Training Program Addresses Child Care Shortage

Small Business Development Center, NeighborImpact to offer free training and support for child care businesses

Child Care Needs, Student Success at Heart of $242K in Federal Aid
Child Care Needs, Student Success at Heart of $242K in Federal Aid

Grant will alleviate child care costs for low-income students, help launch Little Kits Early Learning & Child Care Center

Welding Tools, Fire Boots and Teaching Supplies
Welding Tools, Fire Boots and Teaching Supplies

The Roundhouse Foundation awards $30K grant to support career, technical non-tuition costs

Lecture Program Announces New Name and Fall Events
Lecture Program Announces New Name and Fall Events

The Nancy R. Chandler Lecture Series will look at the fresh vs. frozen debate, climate change in Central Oregon and the border crisis

COCC to Recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day
COCC to Recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day

Board of directors makes Indigenous Peoples' Day an official day of recognition and celebration

Construction Training Program Partnership
Construction Training Program Partnership

COCC joins with Facebook and Fortis Construction to offer a new local construction training program

Grant Helps COCC Reimagine
Grant Helps COCC Reimagine "History of Islamic Civilizations" Course

A $9,000 grant from the University of Washington Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Middle East Center, was awarded to COCC and associate professor of history Jessica Hammerman, Ph.D.

COCC Announces Incentives for Fully Vaccinated Students and Employees
COCC Announces Incentives for Fully Vaccinated Students and Employees

Fall 2021 term students and employees have a chance to win gift cards valued at $500, $250 and $100

Training to heal with hearts and minds
Training to heal with hearts and minds

COCC's addiction studies program combines clinical experience and close-knit training for a rewarding, in-demand career.

COCC President Appointed to State Workforce Board
COCC President Appointed to State Workforce Board

Dr. Chesley will help identify future workforce needs, communicate a long-term vision for Oregon