Partnership improves college connection with Native American students

Anne Matthews News

Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College is excited to announce a new four-year partnership with Oregon State University and the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians. The three organizations have joined to increase outreach, activities and paid internship opportunities for local Native American pre-college and college students. The project is funded by a $289,000 U.S. …

Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration

Anne Matthews News

Southwestern’s Multi-Cultural Club and the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee invite all to celebrate the beauty, diversity, and resilience of indigenous people with us on October 12, 2020. Join us for two virtual presentations: Chief Ivy of the Coquille Indian Tribe and Jesse Beers of the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw will speak about the history and …