Sunday, August 18, 2019

Madras enrollment jumps as Warm Springs students pour in and academics expand

Madras may be small, but this term, it’s seeing more growth than ever. Central Oregon Community College’s Madras campus recently reported record-breaking enrollment: At the start of winter term, 201 students are already signed...

Scott Greenstone interviews COCC president, Dr. Jim Middleton

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Campus Word: What do you look for in a roommate?

                                                                                                   

Juniper Hall sees record-high occupancy for winter term

The campus just made a record for maintaining a full Juniper Hall. As of winter term, Central Oregon Community College saw large percentages of returning and new students living in the residence hall. In the...

College left to own devices to fulfill 40-40-20

Getting tens of thousands of Oregonians through college isn’t easy, and the state government is only giving guidelines. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jF-esD56TD8&w=560&h=315] Oregon is looking to make sure 80 percent of Oregonians have higher education by 2025 but...

On a Lark: #8

                Illustrated by Noah Hughes The Broadside nhughes@cocc.edu

The effect of social media on studying

How many times have you been studying for a class when you suddenly got distracted by a new notification from Facebook on another tab? The average age of a degree-seeking Central Oregon Community College student...

$800,000 to limit tuition increases

Every dollar your student tuition increases, college revenue increases about $200,000. But between salaries, expansion, and technological advances, this money disappears all too quickly, according to Kevin Kimball, chief financial officer at Central Oregon...

More job vacancies available for COCC grads

The question is no longer: “Are there jobs available?”; it’s “Will college alumni find them?” In a year, job vacancies in Oregon have gone up by more than 10,000. A recent job vacancy survey the Oregon...

COCC students support multiple sclerosis sufferers

Over 2 million individuals are affected by multiple sclerosis worldwide On Saturday April 19, hundreds of walkers clad in bright green and orange filled Riverbend Park to confront Multiple Sclerosis. The Bend Walk for MS,...