Thursday, December 5, 2019

London calling students to study abroad

Twelve Central Oregon Community College students will be spending the term in London, England. James Knox, a music instructor and choral director at COCC, is also travelling with the students on this “life-changing adventure.”...

Bobcat orientation welcomes more students than ever before

Bobcat orientation was bigger and more involved this year than ever before. Fall 2013 was the first time the Bobcat orientation program had been done on all four campuses at this level, according to...

Empowerment is RAD

By Emma Kaohi | The Broadside (Contact: ekaohi@cocc.edu) Empowered, entrusted,  entitled: these are all words that women should be more than confident using. Walking, or should I say running, out of Central Oregon Community College’s...

All are welcome to COCC’s automotive tech program

Lauren Hamlin The Broadside A program on campus is encouraging students to get their hands dirty and learn more than just a few things about cars. Central Oregon Community College’s automotive technology program gives students experience and...

Study at COCC, live in London

In spring term, students will have an opportunity to live in London for ten weeks while earning college credit. The London study abroad program offered to Central Oregon Community College students through Oregon International Education...

Never run out of money again

Without the right planning and financing, you would not be able to be attending school right now. So how can you keep planning ahead, save money and not forget any expenses? “The college years can...

Caring for kids in juvenile detention

Scott Greenstone The Broadside     When Lloyd Johnston was laid off, despite nearing 60, he felt relieved. “I had been managing a tractor mechanic shop for a long time, the company was struggling, and I was stressed,” he...

Technology and health care legislation change the face of COCC’s EMT program

Students in the EMT program have a large employment field after graduation. The over 20 year old EMT program makes changes to keep students educated at the current industry standard, according to Brian Bubak. Bubak...

Six candidates running for student government

Extending the deadline for candidacy has flushed out six prospective student government members for 2014-15 When the first deadline for student government applicants arrived, no one applied, but extending the deadline a week has yielded...

COCC effort to diversify the campus

By Marcus LeGrand | The Broadside (Contact: Mlegrand2@cocc.edu) What is Central Oregon Community College doing to diversify its instructional staff and student population? After spending time with Dr. Shirley Metcalf discussing the matter, it’s a...