Event Calendar

Earth Day 2020 – 50th Anniversary Celebration
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Southwestern Oregon Community College and Coastal SOCAN invite you celebrate Earth Day 2020 at the Curry Campus! Learn about current and global environmental issues, see short environmental films and videos, and learn what it’s like to own an electric car in Curry. There will be art, poetry , snacks and door prizes!

This Earth Day celebration takes place on Saturday, April 18 from noon – 5:00 p.m. at the Curry Campus in Brookings. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Curry First Stop at 541-813-1667. The Curry Campus of Southwestern Oregon Community College is located at 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway in Brookings.

Southwestern Alumni & Hall of Fame Weekend 2020 @ Southwestern Oregon Community College
Jun 5 – Jun 6 all-day

Southwestern Oregon Community College’s (SWOCC) Laker Alumni Association honors former athletes, teams, coaches, and those that have had a large impact on the school and its athletic program. One team and three individuals covering a wide range of Laker history will make up the Southwestern Oregon Community College Hall of Fame’s class of 2020.

This year’s inductees are the 1st Baseball team (1966-67) including players: Harry Abel, Jack Greene*, Dan Kirk*, Lewis LaFleur*, Ray Lemke*, Dennis Metzger*, Dennis Rodgers*, Terry Severson*, John Walker* and Tom Wright, coached by the late Bill Horning. Individual members include: Jennifer Gunnell (Volleyball 1989-90), Joanna Grotenhuis (Volleyball 1990-91) and John Speasl (former Athletic Director and coach).

This year’s event will kick off with a “meet and greet social” on Friday, June 5th at The Mill Casino, Warehouse 101 at 5:30 pm. The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place in Prosper Hall on Saturday, June 6th at noon during the annual sports awards, followed by a social event at 5:00 pm at the Back Alley Pub & Grill. This will be a no-host weekend, but is open to the public.

For hotel reservations contact The Mill Casino at 541-756-8800 and ask for the SWOCC discount.

(The Alumni Association is seeking help in locating some of the team members. Anyone having information on the ones marked with an asterisk (*), should contact the Hall of Fame Committee at [email protected] or 541-888-7208.)