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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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OMSI exhibit brings Nelson Mandela’s story to SE Portland

By Alexis Sear / December 13, 2021

Nelson Mandela was a social rights activist and South Africa’s first Black president. He helped campaign peaceful protests against the South African government; just like Martin Luther King Jr. he fought for equality.  Mandela is the subject of an OMSI exhibit now through Feb. 13; reservations are required. Going to OMSI in the early morning,…

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Milwaukie resident launches write-in campaign for Clackamas Community College school board role held by Dave Hunt

By Laura Canida / May 12, 2021

Story by Laura Canida Milwaukie resident David W. Kays launched a write-in campaign this past weekend for the Clackamas Community College Director, Zone 3 – Gladstone position, which serves Gladstone, Oak Grove, and Jennings Lodge areas.  In a statement sent to The Clackamas Print on May 9, Kays said that during his own voting experience,…

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Clackamas Community College employee tests positive for COVID- 19

By Laura Canida / November 6, 2020

A Clackamas Community College employee tested positive for the coronavirus, the college announced Friday. The employee is currently following self-isolation protocols. In an email sent to CCC staff, Lori Hall, Executive Director of College Relations and Marketing said, “The employee was exposed after the last time they were on campus, and there is no indication…

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New Associated Student Government President to take office after close win

By Laura Canida / May 18, 2020

    Story by Laura Canida and Jonathan Villagomez Roughly 200 students voted and Lanie Sticka has won the election for student body president for the 2020-2021 school year, narrowly beating Katie Hodgin with a 1.5% gap. In addition, Malachi Wilson ran unopposed and will be the Vice President for the 2020-2021 school year. According…

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CCC student earns presidential recommendation

By Clackamas Print / March 10, 2020

Story by Olivia Lynch Like many, Emma Fleming began her college career at Clackamas Community College to escape the larger cost of four-year university tuition. As the eldest in her family, she wanted less financial stress while she began “learning to adult.” “I guess, it felt like I was a kid going into the adults’…

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Winter nights bring river lights to Portland

By Olivia Lynch / February 11, 2020

Story by Olivia Lynch Nothing screams “Portland,” quite like a Volkswagen Beetle repurposed as a disco ball. Last weekend Portland celebrated the fifth anniversary of their Winter Lights Festival, where the public can walk around and interact with the many collaborative exhibits created by the city’s creative and technical minds. The West Side of the…

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Writing Center has room to help more students

By Clackamas Print / November 12, 2019

Story By Zachary Whitley Hey you, the one reading this. Go to the Writing Center. If there’s one thing at CCC that’s underutilized, it’s the Writing Center — I say this as a tutor in the Writing Center. If you’ve never been before, we’re located in the Dye Learning Center, and we have a simple…

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Recently elected Associated Student Government president Q&A

By Clackamas Print / June 7, 2019

Story by Jonathan Palmer Ashley Magana Mendez was recently elected Associated Student Government president. Magana Mendez graduated from Wilsonville High School in 2017 before coming to the college in the fall of 2018. After two terms Magana Mendez threw her hat into the ring and ran for student president. Much to her own surprise, she…

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