As an instructor in UCC’s Adult Basic Skills department, Nathan Anderson teaches English, reading, and basic literacy at the Wolf Creek Job Corps center in Glide. Wolf Creek provides mentorship for eligible young people in our region as they work to complete their high school education and train for meaningful careers.
ROSEBURG, Ore., July 1, 2022 — Umpqua Community College transfer student Justin Helgren, from Elkton, received the Oregon State University Forestry Program Harold Bowerman Leadership Award. This marks three years in a row that UCC students have been recognized in the OSU annual forestry award program. Last year, Ashley Backen was the Outstanding Forestry Student of the Year, preceded by Wade Christiansen in 2020.
ROSEBURG, Ore., June 6, 2022 – Umpqua Community College is pleased to announce the hire of Joel Goodwillie as winery manager at the campus’ Southern Oregon Wine Institute. The position is responsible for managing activities and services at the college’s winery and overseeing its expanding Southern Oregon Wine Institute in support of the regional wine industry and partners.
Unity-based deal pleases all
ROSEBURG, Ore., June 15, 2022 — Umpqua Community College and its faculty union have signed a labor contract that satisfies all parties and benefits students, thanks to a new collaborative approach deployed by UCC President Rachel Pokrandt, and faculty union representatives Dee Winn and Crystal Sullivan.