Drive-In education: Wi-Fi access at CCC

Story by Laura Canida For students this term, nothing has been business as usual.  The entirety of spring term has been online, with the exception of a handful of health sciences classes. This is in response to state-mandated efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19. To help students access classes online, especially for those that…

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Part-time faculty move to mediation

  Story by Laura Canida Bargaining for Clackamas Community College employees hasn’t been easy this past year. The instructors and staff have picketed at board meetings, the President’s Council meeting and the state of the college to show support for the three unions and put pressure on the administration. Classified, which represents employees in areas…

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Athletes share their game day rituals

Whether you’re an athlete or a spectator, you are probably aware of the fact that some athletes observe special game day rituals. If you search online, you will find numerous stories about professional athletes across all sports that subscribe to pregame rituals — some of these rituals are familiar and some are so odd it…

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College hosts violent intruder training

Story by Laura Canida Few people will ever face an active shooter in the school or workplace. However, it is important to know what to do if you find yourself in a potentially threatening situation. College Safety hosted a “Violent Intruder Response Training” on Thursday, Jan. 30. The 90-minute training was led by Lt. Anthony…

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Food choices available at CCC

Story by Laura Canida If you are new to Clackamas Community College, you may not be aware of the changes that occurred over the summer to the food choices on campus. Options have been reduced in the Cougar Café, vending machines were added and food trucks were introduced. The changes have been met with some…

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College president gets first report card

Story by Laura Canida Tim Cook’s first year on the job as president was “excellent,” according to the college board of education’s evaluation of his first year at the helm of Clackamas Community College. The CCC Board of Directors is required under college policy to perform an annual evaluation of the president’s job performance. The…

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Unions bargain for contracts

Story by Laura Canida Tensions are rising at Clackamas Community College as three unions enter the holiday season without contracts after months of bargaining. Dozens of faculty, staff and members of the associations walked en masse into the college Board of Education meeting on Nov. 13 carrying posters that said how long they worked for…

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Clackamas County removes only ballot box on Oregon City campus

  Story by Laura Canida On election day, did you know where your ballot box was? If you are looked on the Clackamas Community College Oregon City campus, you didn’t find it. According to Lori Hall, Executive Director of College Relations and Marketing, the ballot box was removed last year. The Clackamas County Elections department…

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Trees Rejoice: College stops printing 1/2 million schedules

  Story by Laura Canida For the first time in many years, the college stopped sending home the schedule of classes. Clackamas Community College was one of the last remaining community colleges  in the state to still mail printed schedules to the community. Many institutions had already moved to a newsletter or a magazine; according…

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