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College administrators say academic programs no longer at risk

By Joseph Lohmolder / April 14, 2021

Several academic programs at Clackamas Community College are no longer under the threat of elimination, according to a Wednesday, March 31, announcement by Tim Cook, president of the college.  Cook credited federal stimulus, anticipated state funding, current year operational savings, and the dedication of everyone at CCC for the expected closing of the budget gap…

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Clackamas Community College lays off two dozen employees

By Laura Canida / May 18, 2020

Story by Laura Canida An email from Clackamas Community College President Tim Cook notified staff on May 15 that at least two dozen college employees will lose their jobs; while it’s possible that some employees will be retained, many won’t. “Today we started notifying 24 full-time and 1 part-time classified staff of layoffs or reduction…

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College proposes tuition increase

By Clackamas Print / February 5, 2020

Story by Nick Schwada Hold on to your pockets – Clackamas Community College wants to increase tuition. The college is proposing an $8 per credit increase, which would go into effect beginning summer term. On Feb. 4, Alissa Mahar, vice president of College Services, told the President’s Council that the college needs to charge more.…

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PERS pulls at college purse

By Ian Van Orden / March 12, 2019

As the winter term at Clackamas Community College comes to an end, discussions regarding a possible increase in tuition that will impact students attending the college in the summer of 2019 continue. The college has proposed a $7 increase in tuition costs, bringing the total per credit cost up from $100 to $107. This continues…

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