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.
Southwestern Students Recognized for Academic Honors
Southwestern announces the names of students who excelled spring term 2014.
Parents Get Support Finding Summer Child Care
CARE Connections Child Care Resource & Referral maintains a listing of child care homes and centers throughout Coos and Curry Counties in order to assist parents in our area to find needed child care. In addition to listings, CARE Connections also has information on choosing quality care for your child.
Summer Nursing Assistant class offered in Brookings
Southwestern is offering a Basic Nursing Assistant class in Brookings starting July 7, 2015. This one-term class prepares students for entry-level positions in health care.
Student Awards Convocation at the Curry Campus
Please join us FRIDAY, May 30th at the Curry Campus starting at 6 p.m., to honor our outstanding students and celebrate their achievements.
Now recruiting for Curry Student Ambassador
BECOME OUR STUDENT AMBASSADOR!
- Help fellow students.
- Increase enrollment efforts through recruitment opportunities including: campus tours, calling campaigns, high school outreach and recruitment, community building, and other events.
- Earn a tuition waiver for the Fall, Winter and Spring of 2014-15
- Enrolled full-time at SWOCC
- Enjoys working with people
- Has pride in Southwestern
- Has strong leadership skills
APPLICATIONS DUE MAY 23TH
For questions or application contact Rebecca Marcus, Room 101, 541-813-1669.
Counseling appointments available for Curry students
Beverly Segner, counselor from the Coos Bay Campus, will be available to meet with students in Brookings and Gold Beach on Monday, May 5. She is able to work with students on individual counseling, career counseling and goal setting.
If you would like to set up an appointment to see Beverly in Brookings, please contact Curry First Stop at 541-469-5017; to schedule an appointment in Gold Beach or Port Orford, contact the Gold Beach Center at 541-247-2741.
Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony at Oregon Coast Culinary Institute
Southwestern is pleased to announce that Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society will hold its annual induction ceremony for new members on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7:00pm.
Southwestern Students to be Honored by the Governor
Governor Kitzhaber will honor an audience of students selected by their community colleges for the All Oregon Academic Team. Southwestern Oregon Community College selected Kaitlyn Fallon and Tim Edingfield to the 2014 Team.
QuickBooks For Business in Curry County
The Southwestern Oregon Community College Small Business Development Center is offering a 10-week comprehensive QuickBooks training series in Brookings. This is an interactive, hands-on training giving business professionals a comprehensive overview of QuickBooks Pro, and includes an easy-to-use 500 page QuickBooks manual plus free trial software included in the cost of the class.
Authors’ Night Features Keynote Melissa Hart
Southwestern Oregon Community College will host Authors’ Night Friday, February 14 as part of the 19th Annual South Coast Writers Conference. Join the Gold Beach community for this exciting and uplifting evening. Author Melissa Hart will give the keynote presentation, Write the Thing Yourself: Shamelessly Crafting the Piece You'd Most Like to Read
. Following her talk will be readings by the other conference presenters, as well as a chance for book sales and signing.
Take The Lead Challenge Event; Featuring Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO & Lean In Author
The Southwestern Oregon Community College Chapter of the American Association of Women in Community Colleges will be hosting the launch of a new initiative that commits to women holding fair share of leadership positions by 2025, February 19, 2014.
Strengthening Families Workshop in Bandon
Southwestern is offering a free, interactive series of workshops, for PARENTS and YOUNG TEENS TOGETHER, focusing on how to communicate effectively with one another as well as how to balance love and respect with setting appropriate limits.
South Coast Writers Conference Offers Songwriting Workshops
Songwriter Chuck Pyle will offer songwriting workshops at the South Coast Writers Conference in Gold Beach.
4th Annual Prefontaine Masters and Open USATF Track and Field Meet
Come Honor Steve Prefontaine, America’s Best Known Distance Runner In His Hometown. Southwestern Oregon Community College will host the 4th Annual Prefontaine Masters and Open Track and Field Meet on April 12, 2014. The meet is open to all College and Masters Athletes.