Friday, August 23, 2019

CPS officer goes out of his way to help with crash

“There’s no way I could just drive away” Campus Public Safety officer, Kevin Lanier, was heading to take his lunch break when his “gut instinct” turned him around. On April 21, 2014 around 11:30, Lanier was...

Task force assigned to answer questions about weapons policy

Where Oregon State University has three pages of weapons policy, Central Oregon Community College has one. Is that enough? Do students know what the weapons policy is? A task force of faculty, staff and...

Campus Word: What do you think of legalizing marijuana?

                                                                                                         

In flipped classrooms, students watch lectures at home and come to class to do...

What if the current vehicle of learning was flipped upside down, and student success rates went up because of it? This concept is what Central Oregon Community College chemistry instructor Zelda Ziegler has been...

COCC tuition increase proposed

The college is thinking of raising tuition to $87 a credit, and it looks like it will go up even more in the next five years. The tuition raise would bring on more faculty,...

Student government’s budget will drop 23% next year

The college’s student government budget for 2014-15 is 23 percent smaller. This means that student clubs will also take a 23 percent cut if the proposed budget is approved. There are two main factors making...

COCC task force tackles student healthcare concerns

Recently gathered information about the future of campus healthcare may no longer be valid with coming of the Affordable Care Act. Following studies that started as early as 2012, the Central Oregon Community College...

Town-gown: What will the relationship between Bend and the new OSU-Cascades look like?

Bendites are worried about Oregon State University-Cascades’ expansion. They are afraid of the change coming when a 5,000 student campus sits in the middle of the west side, according to Jodie Barram, Bend city...

COCC expects to spend over $30 grand more with new presidential search

The college’s rollover budget might not be enough to cover the costs of the continuing presidential search. Central Oregon Community College originally allocated $100 grand for the search process in the 2013-2014 school year....

OSU-Cascades expansion survey gathers input from students

Oregon State University-Cascades is seeking to get student input on what services would be useful to them that they can incorporate into the expansion. To do this, the leadership team at OSU-Cascades composed of staff,...