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    Community partners have come together to provide support and sharing with UCC students, faculty and staff.

    Grief sharing and counseling are available on campus, 7:30am - 5pm in the bistro - next to the cafeteria.

    The Community Health Alliance is staffing a 24-hour hotline at 541-440-3532 or 800-866-9780.

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Campus will be CLOSED Nov 26-29 for Thanksgiving and Dec 19-Jan 3 for Winter Break.

  • UCC President's Search Forum

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    A community open form will be held to gather thoughts about what would be important traits of the new president.

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  • New Interim President

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    Board unanimously approves entering contract negotiations with Dr. Walter H. Nolte.

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  • Faculty Lecture Series

    Faculty Lecture Series

    Stimulate the mind and spirit by attending these fascinating 20-minute presentations.

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Entrepreneurs Support Fund

You can help Douglas County Entrepreneurs succeed!

Your generous, tax-deductible gift to UCC’s Small Business Development Center Entrepreneur Support Fund helps qualified entrepreneurs attend select SBDC Continuing Education programs by defraying a portion of the expenses related to the programs and workshops. Training defrayments exists for programs such as Small Business Management, QuickBooks Instruction™ and Startup Weekend.

By giving to the UCC SBDC you will support the only statewide, nationally accredited program that provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to empower new and existing businesses. The Entrepreneur Support Fund helps fulfill our SBDC mission to improve the economic well-being of the community through educational services to small businesses that result in enhanced job growth and wealth creation.

It’s easy to contribute to UCC’s Small Business Development Center Entrepreneur Support Fund.

Small Business Management Course

All-intensive, facilitated peer-learning program for business owners seeking to accelerate growth development.

Entrepreneur Support Projects

Scholarships for various programs and the development of new workshops and trainings that are requested by our business community.

Startup Weekend

Part of a global network that creates weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if start-up ideas are viable. Starting with an open mic pitch on Friday and attendees validate and build their ideas through the weekend with a final demo to a panel of experts. You can join the fun but being a judge, participant, coach, or a spectator at the final demonstrations.

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    Rita Cavin
    Interim President
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    Emery Smith
    Social Science
  • Caroline Hopkins
    Caroline Hopkins
    Director of Student Support
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    Honey McNamara
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    Tafea Polamalu
    Retention Specialist
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    Susan Taylor
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    Dave Stricklin
    Women's Basketball Coach
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    Jan Woodcock
    Social Science
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    Kira Oerman
    Recruitment Specialist
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    Jason Heald
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    Marjan Coester
    Student Life Director
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    Justin Lott
    Academic Advisor
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    Danielle Haskett
    Accessibility Services
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    Michelle Bergmann
    Director of Financial Aid
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    Stephanie Newman
    Theatre Arts
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