Geology Lecture: “The Last Lecture? Oribatid Mites, Conodonts and Musings from Nearly Four Decades in the College Classroom”

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series concludes for the 2021-22 academic year with a talk by Dr. Ron Metzger, Professor of Earth Sciences at Southwestern with “The Last Lecture? Oribatid Mites, Conodonts and Musings from Nearly Four Decades in the College Classroom”. The talk will take place on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 7:00 pm in …

Physics and Astronomy Lecture: Illuminating the Extreme Cosmos through Astroparticle Astronomy

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Physics and Astronomy Lecture Series welcomes Dr. Tonia Venters with her lecture “Illuminating the Extreme Cosmos through Astoparticle Astronomy”. This will be a virtual lecture to provide insight into astroparticle astronomy. The lecture will be at 5:30 pm on Monday, May 16, 2022, and will be streamed live via Zoom here: https://socc-edu.zoom.us/j/95765406236#success. Dr. Venters …

Southwestern hosts “Walk for Peace” Event

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Coos Bay, OR – Coinciding with Earth Day on Friday, April 22, 2022, Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Associated Student Government, International Club, and Student Athlete Advisory Committee will be hosting a “Walk for Peace” event at the College track from 5:30 -7:00 pm, 1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. The goal of the event is to raise money for the United Nations …

Community Health Worker training available

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Coos Bay, OR – Are you interested in pursuing a career in health care? Become a Community Health Worker (CHW)! The next training session starts on May 2, 2022. The primary function of the CHW is to link the community and its health and social services systems to improve and maintain quality health and wellness in the community. To accomplish this, …

Southwestern students recognized for Academic Honors for winter term 2022

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College announces the names of students who excelled winter term for the 2021-2022 academic school year. These students are being recognized with placement on the college’s Dean’s List (DL), Honor Roll (HR) and Academic Excellence (AE) list. •    Academic Excellence – students must receive a GPA of 4.0 in at least 12 credits …

Southwestern hosts open house for those considering college

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Coos Bay, OR – Spring Into Action! There’s still time to apply for college and financial aid for summer and fall terms 2022. To help get you started, Southwestern is hosting open house events (virtually and in-person) April 18 and 19, 2022 for Coos and Curry County residents. Events take place between 5 and 6 pm. All events are FREE! In-person events …

Geology Lecture: Relationships Between Elakha (Sea Otter) and a Sense of Place on Oregon’s South Coast – A conference honoring the life and legacy of Chief Don Ivy

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Coos Bay, OR – Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series continues for the 2021-22 academic year with a series of talks covering “Relationships Between Elakha (Sea Otter) and a Sense of Place on Oregon’s South Coast” a conference honoring the life and legacy of Chief Don Ivy. Join us on Saturday, April 16, 2022 …

A delicious life

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OCCI alum is living the culinary dream It’s been a long and winding road for Justin Wolf to reach the status of Executive Chef. Born and raised in Medford, Oregon, cooking was always a big part of his family and life. Even his senior project in high school involved cooking, teaching kids how to help with dinner. And as long …

Southwestern offers free GED classes Spring Term 2022

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College is offering free GED® and Adult Basic Education classes Spring Term 2022. These classes prepare individuals to take the GED® exam and update skills to enroll in college or career training programs. Students enrolled in these classes can build a pipeline to enter college, training programs, and jobs in high-demand career areas.  We will have …