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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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College offers one-third as many in-person classes as pre-pandemic

By Joson Baldridge / December 13, 2021

In-person classes pre-Covid were just classes, and online learning was a small percentage of the overall courses offered at Clackamas Community College.  While CCC is trying to ramp up a “return to campus,” only 463 classes were held entirely in-person in the fall 2021 term, about one-third as many as before the pandemic in the…

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Carnival cruising during COVID

By Katie Skibba / December 12, 2021

Cruise vacations — what other vacation can you unpack once, visit multiple places, and have unlimited food and entertainment steps away from your room?  They seem like the perfect vacation, or at least until the COVID-19 pandemic hit and hundreds of people got stuck on ships while the virus made its way through cabins.  The…

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Winter events offer fun close to home

By Katie Skibba / November 30, 2021

The holiday season is here, which means it’s almost winter break for us here at Clackamas Community College, starting Dec. 11. While some might have the grand idea of packing their bags and leaving for an extravagant vacation, that just isn’t a possibility for a lot of us, whether it’s due to budget, not feeling…

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Improv, stand-up, one act — what more could one want?

By Dalton Elliott / November 29, 2021

On Nov. 10, I was able to attend the student showcase held in Niemeyer. This is the first time the theater has been open to the public in more than a year, and entering the theater — it certainly felt like it. Stepping into the auditorium was like experiencing something unusual, but familiar. I can…

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Cougars defeat Corban JV in first men’s basketball game of season

By Madalena Larkins / November 26, 2021

Clackamas Community College men’s basketball team played their first game of the 2021-22 season against Corban University JV on Friday November 19th and won 108-56.  “It was a fast paced game,” said Austin Miller, one of the players on Corban’s team. Clackamas was ahead for most of the game and steadily gained on their lead…

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CCC volleyball team played hard at final game, but came up short

By Anna Hermens / November 24, 2021

Clackamas Community College’s volleyball team had their final game of the season on Wednesday, Nov. 10, and although they were determined to win, Chemeketa Community College defeated them 3-2. In the first set, Clackamas won 28-26, then lost 24-26 in the second set. They won 25-20 in the third set, but lost the fourth set…

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New diversity officer hopes to remove barriers for students and staff at the college

By Joson Baldridge / November 23, 2021

In May 2021, the college hired its first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, a role the college says is necessary to help remove barriers to student success, increase staff and faculty diversity and build a sense of belonging for everyone at CCC. Casey Layton, a Warner Pacific alum who recently worked for Multnomah County, said…

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WHAT’S POPPIN with Jack Harlow

By Jakob Kaiser / November 18, 2021

Portland had the pleasure to have the one and only Jack Harlow perform at our very own Crystal Ballroom on Friday No. 5 as he makes his way across the country for his Crème de la Crème Tour. Upon arrival to the Crystal, I was greeted with an entry line that nearly wrapped all the…

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“Private Eyes” will keep one guessing until the final curtain falls

By Lizzy Marine / November 18, 2021

Clackamas Community College’s theater program has returned to Neimeyer for its first production in almost 20 months with the show “Private Eyes,” written by Steven Dietz and directed by Jim Eikrem. The small cast of five keeps the audience at the edge of their seats while going through the twists and turns of this “comedy…

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