Southwestern offers FREE Academic and Community Classes Summer Term

Anne Matthews News

Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College is offering free summer term classes through its Coos and Curry campuses. This will include an offering of academic in-person, in-person/hybrid, online, and community education classes. Space is limited. Summer term registration opens Monday, May 3. “We know this past year has been incredibly challenging for students. Don’t give up on your job training and college transfer …

There’s still time to apply for college & financial aid!

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College will be participating in Spring Into Action, a statewide virtual event for high school seniors. Join us via zoom to meet with an admissions representative. Drop in any week day beginning Monday, April 19 through Friday, April 30, 2021, between 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. to explore your options. We can help you …

Geology Lecture Series – You Are What You Eat: How Nutrients in Coastal Sediments Affect Life

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series continues virtually with Dr. Jessica Labonté, on the topic “You Are What You Eat: How Nutrients in Coastal Sediments Affect Life” at 7 p.m., Friday, April 9, 2021 via Livestream at the college website (https://livestream.com/swocc/geology2020-21).   Dr. Labonté received her bachelor of science and master of science degrees from Laval University, and …

Geology Lecture: Radon – the Invisible Geological Killer

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series continues virtually with Dr. Scott Burns, speaking about “Radon – the Invisible Geological Killer” at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 13, 2021, via Livestream at the college website (https://livestream.com/swocc/geology2020-21). A professor emeritus of geology at Portland State University (PSU), Dr. Burns specializes in engineering and environmental geology, soils, geomorphology, Quaternary …

Motivated by critical experiences

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Most of us are touched by trauma at some point in our lives. Southwestern Oregon Community College student Jonathan Torres turned traumatic experiences into motivation to pursue a career in helping others. As a young man, his parents were involved in life-threatening accidents. Both would probably not be alive today had it not been for the skill and compassion of …

Southwestern to participate in upcoming Virtual College Fairs

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Learn why Southwestern is your number one choice for higher education on the south coast! Join us at one of the upcoming virtual college fairs to talk with our reps and find out about the “Southwestern Advantage”. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to visit Southwestern from home. Sign up for an account and register now at https://virtualcollegefairs.org/exhibitors/6712/upcoming-events. College fairs are …