Oregon Coast Culinary Institute offers Valentine’s Meal and Treats Fundraiser

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Coos Bay, OR – Want to romance someone special but don’t have the expertise to pull off a gourmet meal? Let us do the work for you! Oregon Coast Culinary Institute (OCCI) is offering a delicious dinner for two that we prepare for you. All items are ready for you to put the finishing touches on. And, if you’re looking for something …

Oregon Coast Culinary Institute offers Valentine’s Meal and Treats Fundraiser

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Coos Bay, OR – Want to romance someone special but don’t have the expertise to pull off a gourmet meal? Let us do the work for you! Oregon Coast Culinary Institute (OCCI) is offering a delicious dinner for two that we prepare for you. All items are ready for you to put the finishing touches on. And, if you’re looking for something …

Scholarship Applications Available Jan. 1 – March 1, 2022

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Are you planning to attend Southwestern Oregon Community College in the 2022-23 academic year? If so, you are encouraged to apply for scholarships! Thanks to generous donors, the Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation awards nearly $200,000 in scholarships to students attending Southwestern. Any student planning to attend the college during the 2022-23 academic year is encouraged to apply. This includes …

17th Annual Cascadia Anniversary Geology Lecture

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series continues for the 2021-22 academic year with our annual Cascadia Anniversary Lecture. Join us for New Insights on Cascadia, by Dr. Chris Goldfinger (Oregon State University) at 7:00 pm, Wednesday, January 26, 2022. The lecture will be presented virtually and accessed via Livestream at the College website (https://livestream.com/swocc/geology2021-22).  This …

Physics and Astronomy Lecture: How to design a CubeSat for science and education

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College Physics and Astronomy Lecture Series welcomes Andrew Greenberg, Portland State Aerospace Society Faculty Mentor and Adjunct Engineering Faculty at Portland State University who will present an in-depth discussion of how and why OreSat evolved from a student educational project to Oregon’s first open-source Satellite. Learn more about the system design, methodology, and specifications that have gone into the project …

Chef Instructor Chris Foltz appears on Disney+ “Foodtastic”

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You never know where a career in culinary arts will take you. Perhaps even to Disney to be featured in an episode of “Foodtastic”. Chef Chris Foltz, a chef instructor for Southwestern’s Oregon Coast Culinary Institute (OCCI), got the opportunity to do just that! “Foodtastic” is a global competition in which artists create “extravagant scene work and larger-than-life sculptures made …

Chef Instructor Chris Foltz appears on Disney+ “Foodtastic”

Anne Matthews OCCI News

You never know where a career in culinary arts will take you. Perhaps even to Disney to be featured in an episode of “Foodtastic”. Chef Chris Foltz, a chef instructor for Southwestern’s Oregon Coast Culinary Institute (OCCI), got the opportunity to do just that! “Foodtastic” is a global competition in which artists create “extravagant scene work and larger-than-life sculptures made …

Grant helps Southwestern increase service to veterans

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College is excited to announce it has received $32,182 to expand its veterans center on the Coos Bay campus and increase support for students at its Brookings campus. The funding is part of an Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) grant package totaling $600,000 to expand Campus Veteran Resource Centers at 15 community colleges and public universities …

New Interim Director takes the helm of Southwestern’s Small Business Development Center

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It all started with a love for Greek food. That’s how Ruthie Painter found her way into the restaurant world and a lifelong career as a business owner, entrepreneur, and mentor. Now she’s bringing that expertise to Southwestern’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) as the new director. When Ruthie Painter opened The Greek Isle, she was one of the original …

What does the future of Forestry look like?

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Forest industry wants trained professionals Why not do something you love and make a career out of it? Quinn Allen asked herself that question a couple years ago. She was doing fine with a 15-year career in the restaurant industry, but she was ready to try something new. Why not, right? “I’ve always had a huge love for forests. I …