News

New instructor discoveries

By Cassidy White / November 4, 2015

College adds 11 new full-time faculty Clackamas Community College has a lot of new¬†faces around campus. The school hired 11 new fulltime¬†instructors from August 20 to September 19. If 11 seems like a large number, it‚Äôs because it is.¬†CCC generally does not hire that many faculty in¬†the span of a month, for multiple reasons. According…

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The teacher files

By Debbie Fox / November 4, 2015

Looking beyond the instructor Behind the scenes, Jay Leuck is more than a Clackamas Community College Automotive Department instructor. Leuck teaches Automotive Electrical Systems and General Auto Repair. Leuck has a wife, Carmen, and a daughter, Katie. The Clackamas Print: What brought you to CCC? Jay Leuck: Well, I came here to Clatsop Community College,…

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Navy vs Scarlet

By Katie Archer / November 2, 2015

On Oct. 21, the Clackamas Community College wrestling team had its intersquad Scarlet vs Navy exhibition meet. Scarlet defeated Navy 21-20. The meet was covered by CCC‚Äôs photojournalism class. Meet Results 125- Dorian Sapien (N) defeated Aaron Drake (S) 8-3 125- DeVaughn Sapien defeated Jordan Kannys (N) 10-4 133- Blake McNall (S) defeated Isaiah Harris…

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Packing for disaster

By Debbie Fox / October 28, 2015

College evaluates readiness Story and Photo by Debbie Fox The world carries multiple threats,¬†including but not limited to¬†earthquakes and mass murders.¬†Clackamas Community College could¬†face any catastrophe. In light of the Oct. 1 shooting at¬†Umpqua Community College, the¬†question remains: is CCC prepared¬†for an unexpected event? Gregg Ramirez, Clackamas Fire¬†District No. 1 Emergency Manager,¬†said, ‚ÄúPrevention should be¬†addressed…

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The teacher files

By Lily Shaver / October 28, 2015

Story and photo by Lily Shaver Writing classes are a requirement around here and¬†everyone has to take them. Knowing who you want as¬†a teacher can be difficult. This interview with English¬†instructor Ryan Davis highlights what he is about. The Clackamas Print: How long have you been teaching¬†at Clackamas Community College? Ryan Davis: I started as…

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Former player returns as coach

By Katie Archer / October 21, 2015

Sarah Hoeke takes over as head volleyball coach by Katie Archer A perfectly timed set between setter¬†and hitter can produce a point and¬†spark a blazing fire in a team.¬†After 32 years of coaching, Kathie¬†Woods retired when last year‚Äôs¬†volleyball season ended. For assistant coach Sarah Hoeke,¬†the timing was perfect to ascend the¬†roll of head coach for…

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Putting on the green light

By Matt Rowning / October 21, 2015

Marijuana industry finds¬†challenges in Clackamas County by Matthew Rowning To the joy of smokers,¬†business owners and the¬†56 percent of voters who¬†voted yes on Measure 91,¬†recreational marijuana¬†became legal statewide¬†Oct. 1. A quick search of¬†the Oregon Liquor Control¬†Commission‚Äôs list of¬†registered dispensaries¬†turned up 132 places to buy¬†marijuana in Portland. There are four in¬†Clackamas County. While Multnomah County¬†has seen…

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Buses, shuttles and automobiles

By Tony Pellico / October 21, 2015

Clackamas Community College works to improve transportation options for students by Tony Pellico Do you have trouble getting to school? Do you not¬†have a car or are spending too much money on gas?¬†Do you dislike having to transfer through many bus¬†services? Clackamas Community College has a few¬†transportation options that may suit your needs. One option…

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The teacher files

By Victoria Tinker / October 21, 2015

by Victoria Tinker Are you thinking about joining an art class? If you like throwing pots and Frisbies in your free time, then Nora Brodnicki is the teacher for you. The Clackamas Print: What classes do you teach? Nora Brodnicki: I teach the history of western art. I teach¬†Art 204, 205, 206. I also teach…

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A moment of silence for UCC

By Matt Rowning / October 13, 2015

Students reflect on Umpqua tragedy, look to Clackamas‚Äô own preparedness by Matthew Rowning Thursday, Oct. 1, at Umpqua Community College, a shooter took the lives of nine people and wounded at least nine more. The same day ‚Ä™at 4:51‚Ä™ p.m., Clackamas Community College released a memo to students and staff encouraging those students ‚Äúwho feel…

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