Oct11

Fall 2019, Week 4

Categories // Campus Updates

Great American Shakeout. October 17 from 10:17-1047am. The UCC campus will hold an earthquake drill using the SRP communication method. Shoretel will be used to communicate throughout the intercom system and Alertsense will be used for our mass notification system.

Scholarship Opportunity through Lone Rock Resources. Fred and Francis Sohn Scholarship is offering one $1,500 scholarship for an Umpqua Community College student currently enrolled in one of the following degree programs: Forest Engineering, Forest Management, Forest Landscape Processes, or Forest Operations. This scholarship will be awarded at the start of the academic year (Fall Term) for student’s educational cost; including tuition, fees, books and living expenses. Submitted material will be reviewed by Lone Rock Resources Scholarship Committee. Scholarships will be awarded in the fall term of the academic year. Click here for a PDF with more information.

Upcoming Events and Activities in Week 4 and Week 5

WEEK 4

Monday, October 14

ASUCC Club Days. From 10:00am-1:00pm in the Student Center. The event repeats on October 15 and 16. Stop by and visit with the different clubs on campus. Learn what they are all about and check into joining one. Don’t see one that fits your interests? Ask about how you can get one started.

Concentration Declaration Day. From 11:00am-1:00pm in the Student Center. If you are an AAOT student, what will you study? We welcome you to stop by the table and declare your academic area of concentration. Giveaways/SWAG when you declare. You'll be entered into a prize drawing.

NA Meeting. From 6:00-7:00pm in WCH 18.

Tuesday, October 15

A Kiss is Not a Promise. From 10:00am-1:00pm in the Student Center. An educational event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

ASUCC Club Days. From 10:00am-1:00pm in the Student Center. The event repeats on October 16. Stop by and visit with the different clubs on campus. Learn what they are all about and check into joining one. Don’t see one that fits your interests? Ask about how you can get one started.

Concentration Declaration Day. From 11:00am-1:00pm in the Student Center. If you are an AAOT student, what will you study? We welcome you to stop by the table and declare your academic area of concentration. Giveaways/SWAG when you declare. You'll be entered into a prize drawing.

ASUCC Leadership Board Meeting. From Noon-1pm in the LaVerne Murphy Student Center Bistro located inside Hawks Landing (Cafeteria). Come learn more about the students who serve to ensure your voice is heard on issues of concern to you.

Career Coaching Workshop – Resumes & Cover Letters. From Noon-1:00pm in WCH 12.

Get Your Schedule Organized and Save Time! From Noon-1:00pm in the Success Center. Bring your syllabus and planner!

Phi Theta Kappa Meeting. From 1:00-2:00pm in the Student Center Lounge.

QSA Club Meeting. At 3:00pm in JH 10. The purpose of QSA is to bring awareness and support to the LGBTQ+ community.

Wednesday, October 16

Orange or Green Blood Drive. 10:00am-4:00pm in Jacoby Auditorium. Do you bleed Green or Orange? Donate your blood and help the Red Cross decide who wins the Civil War! To schedule an appointment, call Anisha at 541-440-7873 or visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: UCC

A Kiss is Not a Promise. From 10:00am-1:00pm in the Student Center. An educational event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

ASUCC Club Days. From 10:00am-1:00pm in the Student Center. Stop by and visit with the different clubs on campus. Learn what they are all about and check into joining one. Don’t see one that fits your interests? Ask about how you can get one started.

Concentration Declaration Day. From 11:00am-1:00pm in the Student Center. If you are an AAOT student, what will you study? We welcome you to stop by the table and declare your academic area of concentration. Giveaways/SWAG when you declare. You'll be entered into a prize drawing.

FREE HIV & Hepatitis C Testing. Drop in hours from 11:00am-2:00pm in HNSC 107. Testing is done by HIV Alliance and is free and confidential, educational, one-on-one with a testing counselor, PrEP & PEP information provided, and results in 20 minutes after the test is administered. HIV Alliance will also have an information table in the Student Center.

Career Coaching Workshop – Resumes & Cover Letters. From Noon-1:00pm in WCH 12.

Study Skills Workshop. From Noon-1:00pm in the Success Center.

Managing Your Moods Group. From 3:00-4:00pm in TAP 5. Struggling with depression, anxiety, stress or other difficult emotions that interfere with your success? This group is for current UCC students and focuses on creating a space where students can connect, support and learn from one another, as well as learn therapeutic skills and strategies to help them manage their moods in new ways.

Meet New Director of Theatre and Tour Remodeled Facilities and Studios. From 4:00-5:30 pm in WFA Centerstage Theatre. Meet Dr. Christina Allaback, Director of Theatre, and tour the newly refurbished Centerstage Theatre and our new Theatre Teaching Studio. There will be student performances and light refreshments. Free and open to all. Please call 541-440-4691 for more information.

AA Meeting. From 7:30-8:30pm in WCH 18.

Thursday, October 17

Veteran Students Club Meeting. From Noon-1:00pm in the Veteran Student Center in ESB. This is the first meeting of the club. All veteran students are welcome!

Spanish Club Meeting. From 2:00-3:00pm. Spanish Club provides opportunities for the campus community to practice Spanish and learn about Hispanic culture.

Healing Art Workshop. From 4:00p-6:00pm in TAP 16. Please note there is a 15 person limit. A safe and supported space for a community of survivors to discover a renewed sense of themselves through creative expression. Contact Veronica at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 541-440-7866.

Forestry Club Meeting. At 4:30pm in Lang 203.

Friday, October 18

Computer Club Meeting. At 1:00pm in TC 106.

Saturday, October 19

RiverHawks Athletics – Women’s Volleyball vs Clackamas CC. At 2:00pm in the Athletic Complex Gym.

WEEK 5

Sunday, October 20

LaVera Noland Bowling Fundraiser. From 3:00-4:00pm at TenDown Bowling, Roseburg. $25 includes wristband, pizza buffet with soda, two games & shoes. All proceeds to the LaVera Noland Scholarship to benefit students. To register, contact Cathy Chapman, 541-440-7774, Amanda Shirley, 541-440-4648, or Brenna Hobbs, 541-440-4617.

Monday, October 21

Midterm Boost. From 10:00am-1:00pm in the Student Center. ASUCC Leadership Team knows how hard midterms can be. Stop by the Student Center for healthy snacks, drinks, and massage therapy.

Young Adult Support Group. From 4:00-5pm in WCH 14. Open to students age 18-25. Struggling with adjusting to the new school year? Compass Behavioral Health is offering a no cost peer support group. This group will be a space to connect to peers and learn skills and strategies to cope with life’s struggles. Refreshments will be provided!

NA Meeting. From 6:00-7:00pm in WCH 18.

Tuesday, October 22

Midterm Boost. From 10:00am-1:00pm in the Student Center. ASUCC Leadership Team knows how hard midterms can be. Stop by the Student Center for healthy snacks, drinks, and massage therapy.

ASUCC Leadership Board Meeting. From Noon-1pm in the LaVerne Murphy Student Center Bistro located inside Hawks Landing (Cafeteria). Come learn more about the students who serve to ensure your voice is heard on issues of concern to you.

Career Coaching Workshop – Resumes & Cover Letters. From Noon-1:00pm in WCH 12.

Get Your Schedule Organized and Save Time! From Noon-1:00pm in the Success Center. Bring your syllabus and planner!

Phi Theta Kappa Meeting. From 1:00-2:00pm in the Student Center Lounge.

QSA Club Meeting. At 3:00pm in JH 10. The purpose of QSA is to bring awareness and support to the LGBTQ+ community.

Wednesday, October 23

Community Partner Resource Fair. From 11:00am-3:00pm in the Student Center. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month The Resource Fair features with organizations who are members of The Douglas County Task Force on Family Violence. There will be a drawing for a gift basket for participants who meet all the members of The Task Force.

Career Coaching Workshop – Resumes & Cover Letters. From Noon-1:00pm in WCH 12.

Study Skills Workshop. From Noon-1:00pm in the Success Center.

Spanish Club Meeting. From 2:00-3:00pm. Spanish Club provides opportunities for the campus community to practice Spanish and learn about Hispanic culture.

Managing Your Moods Group. From 3:00-4:00pm in TAP 5. Struggling with depression, anxiety, stress or other difficult emotions that interfere with your success? This group is for current UCC students and focuses on creating a space where students can connect, support and learn from one another, as well as learn therapeutic skills and strategies to help them manage their moods in new ways.

AA Meeting. From 7:30-8:30pm in WCH 18.

Thursday, October 24

Healing Art Workshop. From 4:00p-6:00pm in TAP 16. Please note there is a 15 person limit. A safe and supported space for a community of survivors to discover a renewed sense of themselves through creative expression. Contact Veronica at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 541-440-7866.

Friday, October 25

Computer Club Meeting. At 1:00pm in TC 106

RiverHawks Athletics – Men’s Basketball vs Roseburg Club. At 4:00pm in the Athletic Complex Gym.

Get Involved

ASUCC Leadership. The ASUCC Vice President position, along with ASUCC Senator positions are open for 2019-2020 The Student Leadership Team needs you! Applications are available at the ASUCC offices in the Student Center. Stop by to learn more about what being part of the Leadership Team is all about.

Clubs and Student Organizations. There are a number of student clubs and organizations at UCC that you can get involved in. And…if there isn’t one that fits your interests, we can show how to get a new club started. Stop by the ASUCC offices in the Student Center to learn more about getting involved on campus.

The Mainstream. The Mainstream is the student newspaper for UCC. Opportunities to get involved include, writing, photography, layout – and much more. Check it out at http://umpqua.edu/mainstream.

RiverHawk Athletics. Interested in learning more about our sports teams – Baseball, Women’s Volleyball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Cross-Country, Men’s and Women’s Wrestling, Obstacle Course Racing, and Track and Field? Visit http://www.uccriverhawks.com/landing/index.

For Your Information

The 2020-21 FAFSA Form is now available. For more information visit FAFSA.gov. Remember to use the UCC School Code – 003222. Need help with your FAFSA? Visit Ben Horvath in Financial Aid or stop by the Peer Mentor office.

Life Coach. Counseling appointments available through the Life Coach, Monday – Friday; Evening appointments available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 5-7! Make an appointment through AdvisorTrac or in person at the ACCESS office in the Laverne Murphy Student Center. The Life Coach offers 6 sessions of personal counseling per academic year for any personal concern that is interfering with academic success, such as depression, anxiety, stress or time management etc. The Life Coach can assist in connecting with a variety of campus and community resources. For more information : https://www.umpqua.edu/campus-mental-health-services-offered

Academic Coaches. Need help with a class? Check out the Success Center schedule for the Academic Coaches at https://www.umpqua.edu/success-center

Faculty-Staffed Writing Lab Hour. Do you have questions about your essay's spacing or heading? Need help with MLA documentation or formatting? Can't figure out how to upload your writing assignment for a grade? All UCC writing students welcome! Every Tuesday morning from 9:00-10:00am in CWT 11. UCC Instructor Amy Fair will be in the lab to assist students with document formatting, MLA citations, navigating assignment dropboxes in Canvas and turnitin.com, and more (with the exception of proofreading).