Traffic Control Flagger Training
COOS BAY, OR – SWOCC to offer Traffic Control Flagger Training in May. This one day, Oregon Department of Transportation approved, safety training course covers the requirements for flaggers and approved techniques for moving traffic cautiously and consistently through work zones.
SWOCC Select Boyd Bjorkquist As 2014 Distinguished Alumnus
Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) is honored to announce the selection of Boyd Bjorkquist as the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus.
Marketing with Facebook Workshop
Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Small Business Development Center (Southwestern SBDC) wants to help your small business learn why marketing with Facebook is a must in today’s business environment.
May 2014 Ready, Set, Start Your Business Workshops
COOS BAY, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Small Business Development Center (Southwestern SBDC) is offering people a chance to explore their dreams of starting a business. The Southwestern SBDC is offering a workshop titled “Ready Set Start Your Business” each week in May 2014.
SWOCC DI:Ghosties Club Seeking True Ghost Stories of Coos Bay
COOS BAY, OR – DI:Ghosties, a paranormal club at SWOCC, is requesting old ghost stories about Coos Bay. They are especially interested in stories of when it was called Marshfield. Stories should be about: Downtown Coos Bay, The Egyptian, Front Street, folklore, housing, and the mining days. Send stories to Dana Hopkins at email@example.com or Southwestern Oregon Community College, 1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420.
Free Books Encourage Reluctant Readers
The event is designed to encourage light or reluctant readers. Southwestern Library staff will be giving away about 60 copies of novels and nonfiction works to students beginning at noon in the lobby of the PAC. The books include the best-selling Wild: Lost and Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Oregon author Cheryl Strayed, as well as a few other classic or popular titles. Other SWOCC staff will be giving away books at off-campus locations.
Realtors Create College Scholarship Fund
The Coos County Board of Realtors® has joined with the Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation to create a permanent scholarship fund. Over the next four years, the Realtors®’ will donate $10,000 to an endowment to fund annual scholarship awards to Southwestern students in their second year of college.
Adult Foster Care Training Offered
Southwestern’s Community Education Department is will be offering Adult Foster Care training for adult foster care providers.
Southwestern adds Intercollegiate Swimming Program
Southwestern is excited to announce the establishment of Intercollegiate Swimming. In the Fall of 2014 Southwestern students will begin competing at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) level in Men’s and Women’s Swimming.
Southwestern offers "Choices for Life" Course
Southwestern offers the course "Choices for Life - Minor In Possession". In this course, students learn how the choices they make today will affect their future.
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.
Beginning Sailing (PE-0226-65)
COOS BAY, OR - Become your own captain! Discover the freedom of sailing with veteran sailor Tom Mills. During this four-week course you will become familiar with sailing vessels while you learn boat handling, rigging, docking, and safety practices. What a great way to meet new people and experience the freedom of the open water! Class meets four Wednesdays and two Saturdays. The cost is $75.
Ready, Set, Start Your Business Offered Weekly at the SBDC
Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Small Business Development Center (Southwestern SBDC) is offering people a chance to explore their dreams of starting a business. The Southwestern SBDC is offering a workshop titled “Ready Set Start Your Business” each week in April 2014.