Monday, January 20, 2020

White House announces "Champions of Change" challenge for student leaders

Josh Ballou The Broadside Central Oregon Community College students have the chance to become “Champions of Change,” with the help of a nation-wide competition announced by the White House. The program “Champions of Change” is designed to promote...

COCC students host art sale

                Central Oregon Community College’s first Student Art Sale will be running for three days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pence Gallery in the Pinckney Center for the Arts on the Bend...

The Newspaper Man

Ron Bryant has walked with COCC for nearly 60 years   When Ron Bryant went to Central Oregon College in 1955, there were no buildings. COC -- changed to Central Oregon Community College in 1966 --...

Achievement compacts change the way community colleges are measured.

  Central Oregon Community College is changing how it measures success. In accordance with the Senate Bill 1581 which was passed by Oregon Legislature in March 2012, COCC has adopted a package of projected goals called...

Prineville COCC Campus Opens

Kirsteen Wolf The Broadside A collaborative effort between regional, federal and educational entities resulted in a new campus in Prineville. The Crook County Education and Technology Center had its ribbon cutting ceremony on Aug. 13.,2011. The Open...

Affordable Care Act requirements and penalties

Due to the affordable Care Act, everyone in the United States is now required to have some form of health insurance, regardless of age. If this requirement is not met for more than three...

New Administrator comes to Madras

The new Madras campus administrator comes with a passion for helping students in rural communities. Last month, Jeremy Green became the new Campus Administrator for Central Oregon Community College’s Madras Campus to replace previous administrator...

Student obituary

Ian Scott Hilliard June 29,1995 - May 19, 2016 Ian Scott Hilliard passed away suddenly at his home on the morning of May 19, 2016, in Bend, Oregon; Ian was 20 years old. Ian was...

Prineville campus grant expires, taking away class “cushion”

The grant that kickstarted Prineville campus expired in September. But after four years of growth in enrollment, the campus is in a position to continue on without the grant, according to Suzie Kristensen, Prineville...

Free speech in the classroom

Does college policy restrict First Amendment rights? How much free speech do you really have in the classroom? Chemeketa Community College recently changed their free speech guidelines and created “free speech zones” on campus. Though...