Southwestern Foundation Hosts a “Celebration of Nursing” Open House Nov. 16

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The Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation and the College’s Department of Nursing invite all nurses in the local community to an open house on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event, “A Celebration of Nursing,” will take place in the nursing wing of Southwestern’s new Umpqua Hall. Current faculty and students will provide tours of …

American Culinary Federation (ACF) Team USA Visits OCCI

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On Monday, October 17, 2022, the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Team USA participants will visit the Oregon Coast Culinary Institute (OCCI) to practice for an upcoming international competition. Community members are invited to a special luncheon for 100 people as part of their training. ACF Team USA Luncheon Logistics: Date/Time: Monday, Oct. 17 from Noon – 1:45 p.m. Cost: $35 …

Physics & Astronomy Lecture Series: Life in the Universe?

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Southwestern Oregon Community College kicks off its free Physics and Astronomy Lecture Series for the 2022-23 academic year on Thursday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m. Explore possibilities of life in the universe with Dr. Scott Fisher, lecturer from the University of Oregon Physics Department. Join in-person on Southwestern’s Coos Campus in Umpqua Hall 184 (the main lecture hall) or online …

Youth Hoop Group Basketball Camp Returns Fall 2022

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Southwestern Oregon Community College athletics is bringing back Hoop Group basketball camp for kindergarten through 8th grade students this fall 2022. Hoop Group is taught by current 2022-23 men’s and women’s coaches and players and designed to prepare local youth for the upcoming basketball season. These one-day camps take place on select Sundays in October and November from 6 – …

Southwestern Foundation Congratulates 2021-22 Scholarship Recipients

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The Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation is proud to congratulate their 2021-22 scholarship recipients. Thanks to generous donors, the organization awarded 176 scholarships totaling more than $264,000 for students attending Southwestern for the upcoming academic year. “This support is incredibly helpful for our college and students. We are awarding more scholarships this year than ever before, at a time our …