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Book Art Contest
Book Art Contest
Jan 7 – Jan 27 all-day
The SWOCC Library is reviving the Book Art contest! Enter your work of art into one of three categories: Most creative, most articulation, and most magical. Prizes awarded for first and second place in each category. Stop by the SWOCC Library for an entry form. Don’t forget to pick up some materials from our Free Books carts in the lobby. ...
SWOCC & Beyond: The Power of Perception 6:00 pm
SWOCC & Beyond: The Power of Perception
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Have you ever wondered why two people from the same community think and act differently? Understanding perception is more important than ever as society is being exposed to increasingly more intentional messaging designed to shape our beliefs, biases, attitudes, and feelings. Join Chris Eberhardt, Brookings-Harbor School District Superintendent, as he leads the discussion The Power of Perception and learn how ...
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SWOCC & Beyond: Complementary Medicine 3:00 pm
SWOCC & Beyond: Complementary Medicine
Jan 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us Thursdays through January as SWOCC & Beyond’s weekly seminar series will feature Understanding Complementary Medicine. Topics will include Acupuncture, Aroma Therapy, CBDs and more! These seminars will meet January 9, 16, 23 & 30 at our NEW TIME 3:00-4:30 p.m. in Room 109 on the Curry Campus in Brookings. The event is FREE and open to the public. ...
Documentary Friday – The Civil Rights Movement 5:00 pm
Documentary Friday – The Civil Rights Movement
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Please join us in the SWOCC Library (Tioga Hall, 2nd Floor) on Friday afternoons to celebrate our extended evening hours! Each week, we will feature a new documentary from our video streaming database Films on Demand. THIS WEEK’S FEATURE: Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. The Civil Rights Movement · Faculty: Contact Terry Stroh if interested in embedding F.o.D. ...
Southwestern Accreditation Renewal: Public Comment Phase
Southwestern Accreditation Renewal: Public Comment Phase @ Tioga 506 (for any questions about the process)
Jan 13 – Mar 8 all-day
Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). The college is updating its accreditation this year, a standard evaluation process that involves a visit from a NWCCU team and a public input and comment phase. The comment phase is open now through March 8. Interested parties can direct their comments to: Northwest ...
Explore 4-year College Options at Southwestern’s Oregon Transfer Days 10:00 am
Explore 4-year College Options at Southwestern’s Oregon Transfer Days @ Empire Hall Lobby
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Southwestern Oregon Community College is please to host Oregon Transfer Days on Monday, January 13, 2020 from 10 am to 1 pm in the Empire Hall lobby on Coos campus, 1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. Community college students and community members are welcomed and encouraged to join in these fun, informative events, whether they are actively planning to transfer, or ...
SWOCC & Beyond: Complementary Medicine 3:00 pm
SWOCC & Beyond: Complementary Medicine
Jan 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us Thursdays through January as SWOCC & Beyond’s weekly seminar series will feature Understanding Complementary Medicine. Topics will include Acupuncture, Aroma Therapy, CBDs and more! These seminars will meet January 9, 16, 23 & 30 at our NEW TIME 3:00-4:30 p.m. in Room 109 on the Curry Campus in Brookings. The event is FREE and open to the public. ...
FREE Physics & Engineering Lecture: Our Active Sun – Flares, CMEs and the Impacts of Space Weather 7:00 pm
FREE Physics & Engineering Lecture: Our Active Sun – Flares, CMEs and the Impacts of Space Weather @ Hales Center For The Performing Arts
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us on Thursday, January 16, 2020 in the Hales Center For The Performing Arts for a lecture from Dr. Aaron Coyner, Associate Professor of Physics at Southwestern Oregon Community College and NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador. Dr. Coyner will present “Our Active Sun: Flares, CMEs and the Impacts of Space Weather.” This event is free and open to the ...
Documentary Friday – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Historical Perspective 5:00 pm
Documentary Friday – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Historical Perspective
Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Please join us in the SWOCC Library (Tioga Hall, 2nd Floor) on Friday afternoons to celebrate our extended evening hours! Each week, we will feature a new documentary from our video streaming database Films on Demand. THIS WEEK’S FEATURE: Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Historical Perspective · Faculty: Contact Terry Stroh if ...
Uncorking Opportunity! Scholarship Fundraiser 6:00 pm
Uncorking Opportunity! Scholarship Fundraiser @ Oregon Coast Culinary Institute (OCCI)
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 from 6-8 p.m. for the 6th annual Uncorking Opportunity wine tasting & auction at the Oregon Coast Culinary Institute (1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay). A $75 donation gets you an evening full of Oregon wines specially paired with scrumptious appetizers prepared by our culinary institute. In addition to the pairings, there will be an ...
CAMPUS CLOSED – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Softball Clinic: Pitching & Hitting 9:00 am
Softball Clinic: Pitching & Hitting @ Recreation Center
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Softball season is just around the corner! Come dust off the cobwebs and receive top notch instruction from college softball players and coaches. The Southwestern Oregon Community College softball team will host a pitching and hitting clinic on Monday, January 20, 2020, in the Recreation Center on the SWOCC campus (1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay). The clinic is for participants ...
SWOCC & Beyond: Beach Booty 101 – Treasure Hunting the South Coast 6:00 pm
SWOCC & Beyond: Beach Booty 101 – Treasure Hunting the South Coast
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Do you enjoy beachcombing but aren’t sure what to look for? Join Cameron Rauenhorst for a presentation on what sort of treasures can be found on the Oregon Coast. He’ll have many examples of genuine treasures including agates, fossils, and petrified wood, and will give tips and tricks on how and where to find them safely. Bring your questions about ...
Community Resource Fair 11:00 am
Community Resource Fair @ Empire Hall
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Southwestern Oregon Community College will host a Community Resource Fair on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm in Empire Hall, on Southwestern’s Coos Campus, 1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. The event is FREE and open to the public. Participate in this fun and exciting way to learn what our community has to offer. Please share and ...
Laker Women’s Basketball 5:30 pm
Laker Women’s Basketball @ Prosper Hall
Jan 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Laker Men’s Basketball 7:30 pm
Laker Men’s Basketball @ Prosper Hall
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
SWOCC & Beyond: Complementary Medicine 3:00 pm
SWOCC & Beyond: Complementary Medicine
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us Thursdays through January as SWOCC & Beyond’s weekly seminar series will feature Understanding Complementary Medicine. Topics will include Acupuncture, Aroma Therapy, CBDs and more! These seminars will meet January 9, 16, 23 & 30 at our NEW TIME 3:00-4:30 p.m. in Room 109 on the Curry Campus in Brookings. The event is FREE and open to the public. ...
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Preparing for STEM Careers/Overview of US Geological Survey 12:00 pm
Preparing for STEM Careers/Overview of US Geological Survey @ Hales Center for the Performing Arts
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Prior to speaking at the Geology Lecture Series, Dr. Sarah Minson (US Geological Survey) will host a student talk and question/answer session about “Preparing for STEM Careers/Overview of US Geological Survey.” The event takes place at 12:00 noon on Friday, Jan. 24 in the Hales Center for the Performing Arts.
Documentary Friday – Martin Luther King, Jr.: Look Here AND The Fateful Decade: From Little rock to the Civil Rights Bill 5:00 pm
Documentary Friday – Martin Luther King, Jr.: Look Here AND The Fateful Decade: From Little rock to the Civil Rights Bill
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Please join us in the SWOCC Library (Tioga Hall, 2nd Floor) on Friday afternoons to celebrate our extended evening hours! Each week, we will feature a new documentary from our video streaming database Films on Demand. THIS WEEK’S DOUBLE FEATURE: Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Look Here and The Fateful Decade: From Little rock ...
FREE Geology Lecture Series – Imminent Shaking: What Kind of Earthquake Prediction is Possible? 7:00 pm
FREE Geology Lecture Series – Imminent Shaking: What Kind of Earthquake Prediction is Possible? @ Hales Center for Performing Arts
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Southwestern’s geology lecture series continues when Dr. Sarah Minson gives the 15th Annual Cascadia Anniversary Lecture on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Dr. Minson will present a lecture on “Imminent Shaking: What Kind of Earthquake Prediction is Possible?”. Dr. Minson comes to Coos Bay as a distinguished lecturer sponsored by the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology and Seismological ...
SWOCC & Beyond: Medicare 101 6:00 pm
SWOCC & Beyond: Medicare 101
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Do you feel lost as you traverse the maze of Medicare options? Ardy Kellie’s Medicare 101 presentation is intended to assist you in selecting the Medicare plan that best serves your needs. Come and detangle the mystery that is Medicare. Join us for an informative evening Tuesday, January 28, at 6:00 p.m. at the Curry Campus in Brookings. This event ...
SWOCC & Beyond: Complementary Medicine 3:00 pm
SWOCC & Beyond: Complementary Medicine
Jan 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us Thursdays through January as SWOCC & Beyond’s weekly seminar series will feature Understanding Complementary Medicine. Topics will include Acupuncture, Aroma Therapy, CBDs and more! These seminars will meet January 9, 16, 23 & 30 at our NEW TIME 3:00-4:30 p.m. in Room 109 on the Curry Campus in Brookings. The event is FREE and open to the public. ...
Documentary Friday – Let Freedom Ring: Moments from the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965 4:30 pm
Documentary Friday – Let Freedom Ring: Moments from the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965
Jan 31 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Please join us in the SWOCC Library (Tioga Hall, 2nd Floor) on Friday afternoons to celebrate our extended evening hours! Each week, we will feature a new documentary from our video streaming database Films on Demand. THIS WEEK’S FEATURE: Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. Let Freedom Ring: Moments from the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965 · Faculty: Contact Terry ...