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 …

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 …

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 …

Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium awards grant to Southwestern for space research

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Coos Bay, OR – The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium’s Faculty Research Award Program has announced it is investing $123,000 in Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Chemistry and Physics/Engineering PRISMS (Providing Research Infrastructure in Space and Material Sciences) project.  This two-year grant will fund faculty and undergraduate research projects, taking advantage of the modern, high-tech laboratories and equipment at Southwestern’s newly opened Umpqua Hall.  “This is a great win …

Southwestern Offers Free In-Person GED® and Adult Basic Education Classes Winter Term 2022

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College is offering free GED® and Adult Basic Education classes Winter 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 …

Geology Lecture: Revealing Rhythms of Ice Ages with Paleomagnetism

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series continues for the 2021-22 academic year with the lecture “Revealing Rhythms of Ice Ages with Paleomagnetism”, by Dr. Brendan Reilly (Scripps Institution of Oceanography) at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 9, via Livestream from the College’s website: https://livestream.com/swocc/geology2021-22.  The lecture will be viewed live online with a Q & A session …