CCC observes Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week with free food and clothing

By Justus Hoover / November 28, 2022

Clackamas Community College, the Community Wellness department and the Associated Student Government will all observe Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week by giving out donations of food and clothing.  ASG and the college are accepting new and gently worn coats and newly packaged socks.  This event is intended for students in need of warm clothing during…

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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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Got Scholarships?

By Connor McCoy / November 12, 2022

Scholarships may help you pay for studies. The Clackamas Print sat down with Debra Mason and Sally Noble of the Foundation to find out everything you need to know about scholarships and how to apply. Here’s what they had to say. The Clackamas Print: To start off, what is your job? Debra Mason: I lead…

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A STEP in the right direction

By Erik Paul / November 3, 2022

Students attending Clackamas Community College with Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) benefits can get help meeting their educational goals and paying for school through the SNAP Training & Employment Program (STEP), a state funded assistance program that serves as a model for possible funding on a federal level to help students across the country.  Joan Jagodnik…

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Tim Cook discusses the future of education at Oregon City business forum

By Ethan M. Rogers / October 27, 2022

Declining birth rates, an aging and diversifying student population and a changing needs of employers are just a few of the challenges facing Clackamas Community College. That’s according to Tim Cook who informed attendees at the Oregon City Business Alliance’s monthly forum in September. The COVID pandemic gave administrators at the College time to think…

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CCC’s career coach by day, Seahawks announcer by night

By Laura Canida / October 19, 2022

One of the newest advisors at Clackamas Community College is also the stadium announcer for the Seattle Seahawks. In December 2021, Kirby Gleason started working at CCC as an academic and career coach. On Aug. 6, 2022, just prior to the Seahawks’ first home preseason game, he learned he would be the primary PA announcer…

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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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College Cancels Shuttle

By Dean Bechard / October 11, 2022

Shuttle Bus had been suspended due to the lack of use by students. CCC has discontinued their shuttle bus.  “The county has a lot more experience in operating a transit system and making shuttle routes.” said John Ginsburg, director of Student Life, a resource which helps students plan their learning development located in the Wacheno…

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Clackamas Community College appoints Karin Power to board

By Ethan M. Rogers / October 11, 2022

Karin Power was sworn in to an appointed position as a director on the Clackamas Community College Board of Education on Sept. 21, 2022. Power takes the position vacated by Greg Chaimov, who left the board position early in order to spend more time with his grandchild in Vancouver, Washington.  Power edged out applicant Deb…

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College recognizes Juneteenth

By Ethan M. Rogers / June 8, 2022

Holiday commemorates the end of slavery Holidays are, when you get right down to it, cultural stories handed down from one generation to the next. The things people celebrate, the things they honor, explain what they value.  Clackamas Community College has a new holiday starting this month, having added Juneteenth as an official college holiday.…

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