• Health, Nursing, and Science Center Campaign
  • Evening of Jazz
  • Take control of your college and personal finances with SALT
  • Music in the Tasting Roomat the Southern Oregon Wine Institute
  • Italian Capstone Dinner
  • Be Accredible
  • National Theatre Live - Man + Super Man
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  • I am UCC

Open registration for the Summer and Fall terms has begun. Register Now!

  • Dedication of the Scott Henry Vineyard

    SOWI Building

    The ceremony will take place at the Lang Center Portico on the UCC campus.

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  • Volleyball Camp July 27-29

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    Learn all aspects of the game.

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  • UCC Fulbright Grant

    Fulbright

    UCC is hosting the only Scholar-in-Residence in Oregon for this academic year.

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Upward Bound Staff

Missy Olson

Melissa (Missy) Olson, M.Ed., Program Director

Bachelor’s Degree, University of Oregon
Master’s Degree, Oregon State University
Joined Team in 2008

“My job is amazing! I love helping teens from Douglas County realize their potential and find various opportunities for their careers and college choices. Education truly is the key to success, and every student deserves a chance at a life that will make him or her happy.”

Missy Olson
541-440-7765


Steve Burns

Steve Burns, UB Coordinator

Roseburg, Douglas and South Umpqua High Schools

Bachelor’s Degree, University of Oregon
Joined Team in 2007

“It is an absolute joy to be a part of the lives of the youth that come to Upward Bound. I love watching the transformative power of education and positive relationships change their minds and hearts; developing and realizing dreams.”

Steve Burns
541-817-4351


Brian Vaughn

Brian Vaughn, UB Program Development Specialist

Roseburg, Douglas and South Umpqua High Schools

Bachelor’s Degree, Eastern Oregon University
Master’s Degree, (in progress) Northwest Christian University
Joined Team in 2015

“I want to help Douglas County youth go to college because I believe higher education will open many doors to success for the youth of Douglas County.”

Brian Vaughn
541-515-8546


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Cathy Adkins, Program Assistant

Studied at Umpqua Community College
Joined Team in 2008

“I want to help these kids acheive the goals they have set for themselves and experience incredible success in whatever they do, so that they can turn around and help others do the same thing in their community.”

Cathy Adkins
541-440-4606

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