Southwestern, Bandon Dunes, OCCI Partner in Scholarship Fundraiser

Kelsey Guenther News, OCCI News

Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation and the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort will host a golf tournament fundraiser for scholarships. Opportunity Links! is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 8, at the 13-hole Bandon Preserve course, 57744 Round Lake Road, Bandon. Check-in is at 8:15 a.m. at the Bandon Trails Golf Shop area.

Bandon Women invest in SWOCC scholarship

Anne Matthews foundation, News

Coos Bay, OR – The community giving group 100 Strong Bandon has joined with Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation to help students succeed, making a $2,375 donation to the Barbara Dodrill Scholarship.  The women’s volunteer group meets four times a year to raise funds for nonprofit charities that benefit Bandon-area residents. The group’s members chose this project to honor retired SWOCC instructor …

Southwestern Foundation Congratulates 2020-21 Scholarship Recipients

Anne Matthews News

Coos Bay, OR – The Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation is proud to congratulate their 2020-21 scholarship recipients. Thanks to generous donors, the organization awarded 107 scholarships totaling more than $160,000 for students attending Southwestern for the upcoming academic year. “Our students need scholarships more than ever during this challenging year and we owe a huge thanks to our donors for providing …

Culinary training opens door to Bandon Dunes resort

Elise Hamner OCCI News

Imagine a career where your office is a kitchen. Every day, that’s precisely where Maria Gutierrez goes – into her grill station “office” in one of Bandon Dunes Golf Resort’s restaurants.  “It was definitely a wonderful experience coming to OCCI. I learned everything I needed to work in a restaurant,” Maria said. Maria grew up in a family who cooked …