Partnership Helps Students Save Time and Money

IMG 5778.1 UCC OSU MOU Signing Event

OSU will seamlessly accept UCC graduates' credits under the College's Forestry program associate of science degree.

ROSEBURG, Oregon – On Wednesday, Feb. 6, Umpqua Community College (UCC) held a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signing event to officially signify its transfer agreement with Oregon State University. The signing confirmed that OSU will seamlessly accept UCC graduates' credits under the College's existing Forestry program when pursuing a Renewable Materials degree in the following four areas:

"We are very excited to finalize this agreement and begin the process of recruiting and preparing students for this new transfer track degree," Jarred Saralecos, UCC's associate professor of Forestry, said.

"We sincerely appreciate the partnership that has developed between the OSU College of Forestry and UCC," Clay Baumgartner, UCC's Applied Science and Technology Department Chair, said. "We look forward to continuing to work in collaboration to expand opportunities for our students and to help provide the education for skilled workers in our community."

The MOU will help students save time and money while pursuing a four-year degree. OSU's College of Forestry is ranked #2 in the world and currently has 12 UCC graduates in its program.

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Nestled in the beautiful North Umpqua River Valley, Umpqua Community College is the regional center for higher education in Douglas County, Oregon. UCC provides high quality college degree programs, workforce development, and community learning opportunities.


Jarred SaralecosContact
Associate Professor, Forestry & Renewable Materials
Phone: 541-440-7825

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