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Nearly 9,000 students have data compromised

By Gabriel Lucich / May 14, 2024

By Gabriel Lucich Managing Editor   Nearly 9,000 students “possibly had personal data stolen,” during the college’s January cyberattack, according to college officials. While the breach was isolated quickly, one system that was compromised consisted of some names and Social Security numbers from the 2013-2015 academic years. This partial personal data belongs to some 8,797…

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College cyberattack recovery continues

By Gabriel Lucich / January 31, 2024

  College cyberattack recovery continues By Gabriel Lucich Managing Editor College administrators don’t believe “bad actors,” who led a cyber attack on the college,  got ahold of any critical data. On Monday, Jan. 29, college leadership held another Zoom conference to update staff and faculty about a hack that shut down college operations for days.…

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Cyber attack causes college to cancel classes

By Gabriel Lucich / January 21, 2024

Cyber attack closes college   By Gabriel Lucich Managing Editor It’s not often that the Oregon City Police Department, the State of Oregon, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Homeland Security and private business converge on an event that impacted the staff and students of Clackamas Community College.  A cyber attack that began Jan. 18…

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A Rather Murky Resolution to the ASG Election Debacle

By Gabriel Lucich / June 5, 2023

  After a contentious election and accusations of election violations that stalled the release of the election results for nearly a month: Olivia Gordon, 17, a computer science student, will be the next Associated Student Government President, beating Bethany Day by seven votes. The incoming ASG Vice President will be Emily Dallas. “The Elections Challenge…

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Arbitrator to decide if former theater director’s termination justified

By Joseph Lohmolder / May 5, 2023

Over the past several months, Clackamas Community College put together a grievance committee consisting of eight full-time faculty members to determine if Jim Eikrem, the former theater director for Clackamas Community College, was terminated justifiably last fall.   Eikrem, who worked at CCC for 11 years before being fired last September, is currently in arbitration with…

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State funding fails, and a local solution

By Gabriel Lucich / April 18, 2023

The college is facing funding cuts from the state and low enrollment numbers. What steps are being taken to secure the future of higher education in Clackamas County? Jeff Shaffer, interim VP of Finance, Operations and Strategic Partnerships at Clackamas Community College, was kind enough to try to answer some of the questions about the…

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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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