Mandarin Chinese for Beginners offered in Gold Beach
Gold Beach, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College is offering Mandarin Chinese for Beginners in Gold Beach. This class introduces students to Chinese conversation and written language skills to communicate with native Chinese. Instructor Yan Huang is a native of China and has taught Chinese at Humboldt State University.
Port Orford Co-op is Southwestern's Small Business Development Center July 2014 Success Story
Coos Bay, OR – Want to know the secret to small town success? It’s cooperation and commitment. The Port Orford Co-op is the July 2014 Southwestern Oregon Community College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) success story. With the assistance of the Southwestern Oregon Community College Small Business Development Center, Port Orford Co-op opened in November 2013. Since then board members have attended SBDC QuickBooks training and received one-on-one assistance with using QuickBooks software.
New First Stop Representative in Curry
John Jenkin is the new First Stop Representative for the Curry Campus of Southwestern Oregon Community College. John started working in Student Affairs in 2006 at the University of Wyoming. There he served as Area Supervisor for the Wyoming Union, and oversaw the Union’s Information Desk and Ticket Office, as well as the Union Billiard Hall (now Pete’s Pocket).
Student tuition waiver positions available in Curry
There are two exciting opportunities for students in Curry County who want to be actively involved in their college experience.
The opportunity is for two students to serve as Student Activities Programmers in Brookings and Gold Beach. Student Programmers will work with faculty and staff to create events and activities for the students of Southwestern Oregon Community College that are both fun and educational. This is a great opportunity to get involved in the community and make a difference at your school!
Transitional Education and GED orientations scheduled for fall term
The Transitional Education Department will be offering GED exam preparation, college and career preparation, and college placement test preparation this fall. Students can build a pipeline to enter college, training programs and jobs in high-demand career areas.
Southwestern's Small Business Development Center July 2014 Success Story
Want to know the secret to small town success? It’s cooperation and commitment. The Port Orford Co-op is the July 2014 Southwestern Oregon Community College Small Business Development Center success story.
Southwester's Small Business Development Center hires Ruthie Painter to serve Curry County
Southwestern’s Small Business Development Center is pleased to introduce Ruthie Painter as the Business Advisor/Instructor serving Curry County. Ruthie has been a Business Development Specialist for the Small Business Development Center at Southern Oregon University since 2005.
Financial Aid Representative in Curry on Thursday
Do you have financial aid questions? A Financial Aid Representative from Southwestern will be available to meet with students on Thursday, August 21 in Brookings and Gold Beach.
To schedule an appointment, contact the First Stop in Brookings at 541-813-1667, or in Gold Beach at 541-247-2741.
New Horizons Band Forming in Brookings
The Curry New Horizons Band is a new organization that offers adults an opportunity to learn to play a musical instrument or brush up on music skills. An information meeting is scheduled on September 11th at 7:00 p.m., at the Azalea Middle School Music room.
Experience the geology of the South Coast through Geology Workshops
Would you like to learn more about the geology of the Klamath and Oregon Coast Ranges and learn about our seismic risks, see coastal erosion in action, or learn how sea stacks are formed? Join us at one or more of the three geology workshops being offered during August.