SWOCC Student Awards Convocation May 24
Southwestern Oregon Community College Curry Campus will be hosting its annual Student Awards Convocation from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2013. Students will be recognized for their outstanding contributions and achievements over the course of the 2012-2013 academic year. Areas of recognition are Academic Excellence, Honor Roll, Dean’s List, Tutor Appreciation, SWOCC Scholarship Recipients, as well as the following Departmental Awards: Writing, Science and Math. Tasty treats will be provided.
Southwestern Offering Half-Tuition Pricing on Pre-College Math, Writing and Reading This Summer
Coos Bay, OR. – Southwestern Oregon Community College is offering a half-price sale this summer. SWOCC is offering all Pre-College Math, Writing and Reading for half-tuition for summer of 2013. This is a great opportunity to kick start your college education or to prepare yourself for completing that degree or certificate that you have always wanted to pursue. The classes that are offered for half price tuition include: MATH 70 Elementary Algebra, MATH 94 Intermediate Algebra I, MATH 95 Intermediate Algebra II, Reading Skills 0751, 0752 and 0753, Writing 0525 Sentence Fundamentals, and Writing 90 Paragraph Fundamentals.
For more information please contact the academic advisor at the Curry Campus, 541-813-1669 or at the Gold Beach Center 541-247-2741. Summer Term registration starts NOW.
Associated Student Government Director application available
We are taking applications for the Associated Student Government (ASG) Director for Curry Campus. The deadline is Friday, May 17th. Please drop completed applications off at the Curry Campus or the Gold Beach Center. Please call if you have any questions, 541.469.5017 or 541.247.2741. Download Curry Campus ASG application here
Driver Safety Program in Gold Beach
An AARP Driver Safety Program class is scheduled for Saturday, Maay 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Gold Beach Center, under the auspices of Southwestern Oregon Community College.
All attendees 55 or older who complete the Driver Safety Program are certified to receive a reduction in auto insurance from their insurance agent per Oregon state law, provided that all insured in the household are over 55 and have taken this class. Drivers who have previously taken the class and received auto insurance discounts are urged to renew their eligibility for reduced auto insurance rates by taking the class every three years if 69 years old or under and every two years if 70 or older.
Important GED Test Information
Your future is calling by completing the GED test, you can answer the call. Complete the GED test by the end of 2013 and then go on to college, a better job, the respect you deserve, and the accomplishment of earning your high school credential.
Discover Collage Workshop for the next two Saturdays
BROOKINGS, OR – Discover collage as a true art form and means for personal expression. Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) is offering Discover Collage, a one-day workshop for artists and "non-artists" to discover and explore their creativity. Rich and varied collage materials, including three dimensional items are provided for participants to work with. Instructor will offer topics and examples.
Southwestern to offer flagger training in Curry County
Brookings, OR. - Southwestern Oregon Community College is hosting a Traffic Control Flagger training class Tuesday, April 16, 2013 in Brookings. This course meets Oregon Department of Transportation requirements for traffic control flaggers. Students who complete this course will receive certification cards.
QuickBooks for the Business Professional – Curry Campus
Brookings, Oregon- The Southwestern Oregon Small Business Development Center is offering a 10-week comprehensive training series for business owners that currently use or would like to use QuickBooks.
Financial Aid and Veterans Benefit Representative in Curry
Do you have Financial Aid questions? Shana Brazil, financial aid representative from Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Financial Aid office will be in Curry on Wednesday, March 6. Brazil will be taking appointments to meet with students to answer questions on Financial Aid, and Veteran’s benefits for students that qualify for those benefits.
Marine Weather and Waves Presentation in Gold Beach
Gold Beach, OR. – Southwestern Oregon Community College will offer a National Weather Service presentation “Marine Weather and Waves”, for those who enjoy ocean recreation and fishing. Learn about the science of waves and some of the big storms we have experienced in the Pacific Northwest, especially their local effects for Southern Oregon.