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Death at CCC TriMet Center

By Ethan M. Rogers / November 23, 2022

A man was found dead on the main campus of Clackamas Community College in Oregon City Monday.  According to the Oregon City Police Department, an officer performing a routine patrol at the TriMet transit center on campus discovered the body of a 58-year-old male on one of the bus benches around 5 a.m. Police say…

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CCC Theater Director terminated amid allegations of misconduct

By Joseph Lohmolder / October 13, 2022

Jim Eikrem has been terminated from Clackamas Community College following several complaints from students and staff regarding his conduct.  Eikrem’s termination comes in the wake of allegations levied by several individuals involved with the CCC theater program. Allegations include inappropriate conduct involving several minors who participated in the spring production of “Number the Stars,” refusing…

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Wrestling coach takes job at Oregon State

By Laura Canida / April 25, 2022

Famed wrestling coach Josh Rhoden has taken a job with Oregon State University. Rhoden has been the head coach at Clackamas Community College since 2006. His teams have won the NJCAA National Championship five times, including the past four years. Rhoden has also been named the National Coach of the Year four times, earning that…

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College moves in-person classes online, reverses decision to have student services in-person

By Madalena Larkins / January 7, 2022

Clackamas Community College is switching in-person lecture classes to remote Jan. 12- Jan. 28,  due to increased COVID-19 cases in Clackamas County and at CCC, according to an email from President Tim Cook to staff on Jan. 7th. The college plans to keep some lab and career technical education courses in-person.  “I know this will…

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Board Member Dave Hunt cited by police in a sex trafficking sting

By Laura Canida / May 5, 2021

Story by Laura Canida Clackamas Community College Board member Dave Hunt is on leave from his position as a board member after being cited by the Portland Police Bureau’s Human Trafficking Unit undercover operation in April.  According to the police bureau’s press release, officers posted decoy ads online and Hunt, along with the others cited,…

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CCC administration asks for tuition increase

By Joseph Lohmolder / March 4, 2021

  College administrators proposed a $5 increase to tuition, per credit hour during the Feb. 23 CCC Board of Education meeting. Administrators said a proposed $5 increase would help a decrease in student registration and budget shortfalls.  According to Alissa Mahar, Vice President of College Services, if the tuition increase were to pass, the college…

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Clackamas Community College closed due to power outage

By Lexie Cardens / February 15, 2021
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College athletics shuts down as third COVID case reported

By Laura Canida / November 13, 2020

Clackamas Community College’s sports teams are moving away from in-person training after a third COVID-19 case was tied to the college in the past week.  “Given the new mandate by the governor and the increasing numbers in Clackamas County, we have paused face to face activities and will shift to online sport classes starting Monday…

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Clackamas Community College employee tests positive for COVID- 19

By Laura Canida / November 6, 2020

A Clackamas Community College employee tested positive for the coronavirus, the college announced Friday. The employee is currently following self-isolation protocols. In an email sent to CCC staff, Lori Hall, Executive Director of College Relations and Marketing said, “The employee was exposed after the last time they were on campus, and there is no indication…

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Welcome to spring term: Campuses and bookstores are closed, most classes online only

By Clackamas Print / April 6, 2020

Attn Students: Welcome to Spring Term Campuses are closed, this includes the bookstores. CCC campuses are currently closed to the public through April 28, and at this time, that includes students. Please do NOT go on campus for your classes. According to CCC, classes will be taught online for the entirety of spring term, April…

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