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The Oregonian spotlights early success of COCC's Early Childhood Education Business Accelerator
The Oregonian spotlights early success of COCC's Early Childhood Education Business Accelerator

The Oregonian ran a story in print and online outlining the successes and future plans of COCC's Early Childhood Education Business Accelerator

COCC's Public Health Program Introduces Peer Support Training to the Region
COCC's Public Health Program Introduces Peer Support Training to the Region

COCC is now authorized to offer the state of Oregon’s certified Peer Support Specialist training

Small Business Adviser Named
Small Business Adviser Named "State Star"

Jim Wilcox honored by Oregon's Small Business Development Center network

COCC Welcomes New Vice President
COCC Welcomes New Vice President

Former English professor and instructional dean at COCC, Dr. Annemarie Hamlin selected for role of vice president of academic affairs

The Return of the Redmond Choir
The Return of the Redmond Choir

The Redmond choir, a unique experience in COCC's community education learning lineup, will be back on stage this September

COCC Abuzz with National
COCC Abuzz with National "Bee Campus" Status

Designation from the Xerces Society recognizes efforts toward improving landscapes for pollinators

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