Friday, June 5, 2020

Redmond campus larger than two standalone Oregon community colleges

The Redmond campus has grown larger than two stand alone Oregon community colleges. Central Oregon Community College Redmond campus is larger than Tillamook Bay Community College and Oregon Coast Community College. When the Redmond...

Demystifying The Mayan Calender

Doomsday: Will the world end on Dec. 21? Two COCC Faculty weigh in You’ve probably met at least one person who believes the world as we know it will come to an end on Dec. 21....

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...

New VP’s experience spans continents

From rural Ghana in West Africa to Central Oregon, Charles Abasa-Nyarko, newly hired Vice President for Instruction, brings his unique experiences to Central Oregon Community College. Charles Abasa-Nyarko became the new Vice President for Instruction...

COCC aims to improve dining experience

Your voice matters, according to Central Oregon Community College (COCC) Food Services Director Melissa Miller. Thus, Miller organized a conference in the residence hall with the intention of listening to the COCC residents, the...

Residence students in limbo over summer meal plans

Every year in the past, Juniper Hall has been emptied of residence students. This year is the first the hall will be open to students, but that might mean finding other ways to find...

Higher education: Two MBA programs coming to Bend

Come fall, Oregon’s biggest state universities will be competing for Central Oregon students for their Master’s programs. As Concordia University graduates their last Master’s class in Bend, University of Oregon and Oregon State University-Cascades...

OSU-Cascades student council for 2014-15

The current student government at OSU-Cascades will be training and preparing these students for their time next year as the Associated Students of Cascades Campus. Below are four of the six hired council members....

Record low voting in ASCOCC election

This year only three students applied for the three open council positions. Though the numbers are low for applicants, it is an improvement over the 2014 Associated Students of Central Oregon Community College where no students originally applied during the first application...

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.”...