UCC is committed to the success of every high school student in Douglas County and beyond. UCC offers a number of programs that can help high schoolers get a head start towards college. It is possible to graduate high school with an associate degree! We also have programs that help high schoolers to have a college-bound mentality and to realize their full potential sooner. Interested? Select the appropriate section below.
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Connecting College & Career
Would you like a UCC faculty/staff member to visit your classroom for a presentation and/or a hands-on activity? If so, please fill out our speaker request form (let us know your school, the grade you teach, your topic of interest, and the date/time that works for you) and we will get back to you soon in order to coordinate a visit! Below is a list of faculty/staff available to visit your class.
|Accessibility||Danielle Haskett||Human Services||Sandra Angeli-Gade|
|Anatomy & Physiology||Shauna McNulty||Library Science||Jennifer Lantrip|
|Art||Susan Rochester||Music||Jason Heald|
|Automotive||Kevin Mathweg||Math||Stuart Kramer or Dee Winn|
|Business||Toni Clough||Natural Science||TBD|
|Computer Science/CIS||John Blackwood & Vincent Yip|
|Early Childhood Education||TBD||Paralegal||Crystal Sullivan|
|Education||Gwen Soderberg-Chase||Psychology||Georgann Willis|
|Engineering/Forestry||Clay Baumgartner||Science/Chemistry||Joseph Villa or Sean Breslin|
|Fire Science||Andy Hatfield||Science/Geology||Karen Carroll or Jason Aase|
|History||Charles Young||Science/Physics||Mick Davis|
|Humanities/Journalism||Melinda Benton||Spanish||Nicholas Tratz|
|Humanities/Writing||Jillanne Michell||Theatre Arts||TBD|
Read about why UCC is the right place to study!
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Nursing program alum Kelli Finlay (2018) says she chose UCC for her education because it was local and because of the reputation the program maintains.Read more ...
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