Campus Updates

Jun01

Spring 2018, Week 10

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This will be the last “A Week in Campus Life” until Fall term 2018! Have a great summer!

Book Buy Back

Spring term Book Buy Back will be June 3-15 from 8:00am-3:30pm in the Bookstore.

Valuable Resources for Students: News to Know

Check out the following article, written by student Katelyn Barry, about resources every student should know about. https://umpqua.edu/news/114-top-news/news/1646-valuable-resources-for-students

June eBook: Bath Short Story Award Anthology 2016

A compelling collection of shortlisted entries from the Bath Short Story Award 2016 -- an international short story competition. Judged by BBC Radio 4 producer Mair Bosworth as "startling, imaginative storytelling with brilliantly drawn characters who have really stuck with me." https://www.umpqua.edu/component/zoo/item/june-ebook-bath-short-story-award-anthology-2016?Itemid=613. See past eBooks of the Month. Learn how to download and read an ebook. Questions? Ask a Librarian.

Upcoming Events and Activities

June 2- Champions Challenge Obstacle Course Race. Registration begins at 7:30am; first heat is at 9am. The top 10 overall compete against each other in the championship final round!

June 2 – Town Hall Meeting with Oregon Senator Floyd Prozanski (Dist. 4 - South Lane County/Douglas County). At 9:30am in Taphoytha Hall 14. He will be answering questions regarding concerns of area constituents. This is a great opportunity for students to speak their minds to those elected to represented us.

June 5 - Retro Relaxation with the Computer Club. From 11am-4pm in the Student Center Student Lounge. Join the Computer Club in an afternoon of console gaming (think Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64). Consoles and games provided.

June 5 – FREE HIV/Hepatitis C Testing. From 10am-3pm in HNSC 100. No appointment required; drop-in. Hosted by QSA; service provided by the HIV Alliance.

June 5 – Certificates of Appreciation. From 10am-1pm in the Student Center. Please stop by and create a certificate of appreciation for someone in your life who has helped you to become a better version of yourself.

June 6 – Faculty Lecture Series with Dr. Jillanne Michell. From 11am-Noon in WFA Centerstage Theatre. "Shakespearean Comedy and Tragedy: Approaches to A Midsummer Night's Dream and Romeo and Juliet" Dr. Jillanne Michell will lecture on two of Shakespeare's most beloved plays: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet. These two plays provide a great introduction to Shakespeare’s approach to comedy and tragedy, and to many other aspects of Shakespeare scholarship. Dr. Michell’s lecture will cover multiple approaches to the plays, including historical, psychological, and feminist interpretations and traditional versus non-traditional performance choices. https://www.umpqua.edu/faculty-lecture-series

June 7 – RiverHawk Trail Walk. All day, starting at the southeast side of campus near WCH parking lot and ending at the backside of the Gym. A walk in nature to destress before finals week. The walk is hosted by a team of students from the Small Group Communications class. The trail walk takes 10-15 minutes. Water, snacks, and a game of cornhole await you at the end of the walk.

June 8 – Volunteering in Our Community. From Noon-2pm in the Student Center Lobby. A team of students from the Small Group Communications class will be hosting an information table to share and connect students with volunteer opportunities in the Douglas County community. Have you always wanted to volunteer, but don’t know how to do so? This is the perfect opportunity to learn more.

June 9 – Spring Term Study-In at the UCC Library and Success Center. From 10am-4pm. FREE Snacks, Coffee, and Lunch. Computer Lab. Tutors. Librarian Research Help. Air conditioned, quiet place to study. Group study rooms for collaboration. Prizes throughout the day! Smiling, friendly faces!. Bring your work and study here with us! https://www.umpqua.edu/component/zoo/item/spring-term-study-in-2?Itemid=613

June 11, 12, 13 - ASUCC Fresh for Finals. From 11am-2pm in the Student Center Lobby. Features FREE healthy snack items/food/drink to grab and go, as well as massage therapy (on Monday and Tuesday).

June 12 – Personal Needs Flower. From 10am-1pm at The Compass at Campus Center. This workshop invites participants to identify and explore their personal needs by creating a flower that represents each of their needs.

June 14 – ABSD/AHSD/GED Graduation. At 7pm in Jacoby Auditorium.

June 15 – 2018 Graduation & Commencement. 6pm, Swanson Amphitheatre (rain or shine). Come celebrate with the 2018 graduating class!

ASUCC and Club Meetings

ASUCC Leadership Board meets every Tuesday from Noon – 1pm in the Bistro in the Student Center. Meetings are open to the public and students invited and encouraged to attend. The final meeting of the year is June 5

Club meetings:

  • Debate Club – Meets every Wednesday from Noon-1pm in TAP 17
  • Engineering Club – Meets every other Friday at Noon in JH 16, next meeting is June 8
  • Forestry Club – Meets May 31 from 10:30-11:30am in SCI 16
  • Geology Club – Meets every Wednesday from Noon-1pm in HNSC 212
  • QSA – Meets every Tuesday from 1pm-2pm in JH 10

Volunteer Opportunities in the Community

Roseburg High School Grad Night Party. RHS is seeking volunteers to help with set up, take down and other activities related to the grad night party at Roseburg. Visit www.RHSgradnight.com to claim a volunteer spot or contact Sandra at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sutherlin Visitors Center is seeking students interested in helping at the Visitors Center. If you are interested, contact Melissa at 541-459-5829

Information Tables in the Student Center Lobby

  • June 7 – Army Recruiters from 11am-1pm