Southwestern’s Trio Talent Search program to receive special funding

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Wyden, Merkley: $2.5 Million to Go to Oregon College Prep Programs for Underserved Students Photo: Trio Talent Search students on a field trip to the Hatfield Aquarium in Newport, OR (2019). U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced that seven college preparation programs all over the state will receive a combined more than $2.5 million to increase the number …

Jordyn Tippett named Coca-Cola Academic Team Bronze Scholar

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Coos Bay, OR — Southwestern Oregon Community College is thrilled to announce that student Jordyn Tippett has been named a 2021 Coca-Cola Academic Team Bronze Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. This accolade comes on the heels of her being selected for the All-Oregon Academic Team. Having moved to Coos Bay four years ago, at Southwestern, Jordyn has been …

TRIO Rocks!

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COOS BAY, Ore. – Since Covid-19 has radically changed the way students connect with each other in our community, the TRIO staff at Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) has been extra-creative finding ways to safely engage their students in learning and community service opportunities. Southwestern received its first TRIO grant in 1991 and now has four TRIO projects that serve …