Dave Hunt wins reelection to Clackamas Community College board with arraignment looming

Dave Hunt CCC Board

Clackamas Community College District, Director, Zone 3 Special Election results By Laura Canida Results show Dave Hunt as the probable winner over write-in candidate David W. Kays for Clackamas Community College’s Director, Zone 3 position which serves Gladstone, Oak Grove, and Jennings Lodge areas. The unofficial results were updated on Clackamas County’s election web page…

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Board Member Dave Hunt cited by police in a sex trafficking sting

Dave Hunt CCC Board

Story by Laura Canida Clackamas Community College Board member Dave Hunt is on leave from his position as a board member after being cited by the Portland Police Bureau’s Human Trafficking Unit undercover operation in April.  According to the police bureau’s press release, officers posted decoy ads online and Hunt, along with the others cited,…

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College administrators say academic programs no longer at risk

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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CCC Lines Up Programs for Elimination and Reduction

Clackamas Community College administrators are looking at cutting programs that don’t make money for the college,  including nursing, horticulture, theater and welding. Due to reduced enrollment and income in recent years, many programs are costing the college more money than they are making, according to college administrators, and any program that loses money is being…

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Sue Mach proposes a new program

Sue Mach has a new idea to give people the chance to follow their dreams. Mach is a playwright and has been a professor at Clackamas Community College for the last 25 years. Mach proposed an idea of a “Transition Year” to Tim Cook, the college president, at an 11@11 meeting. Her idea is to…

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The State and Future of Clackamas Community College

The president of Clackamas Community College, Tim Cook, will be holding his annual State of the College event on Friday, Jan 28 at 8 a.m. The event is free and welcome to anyone in the community. Due to the current COVID-19 regulations, the event will be held virtually, via Zoom. This hour-long event will include…

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Two employees and three students tested positive within a week

Story by Laura Canida A Clackamas Community College employee tested positive for COVID-19, the college announced on Nov. 22. This is the ninth confirmed case on a CCC campus. The latest employee who tested positive works in Barlow Hall and was last on campus Nov. 10. The employee reports no close contact with others and…

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Fall term to be online: registration begins June 1

Story by Laura Canida With uncertainty amid the coronavirus pandemic, Clackamas Community College has decided that classes will continue online in the fall.   The fall registration date has moved to June 1 to allow faculty more time to move classes online. According to an-all staff email from Tim Cook sent on May 12, this will…

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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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CCC to continue with finals, pushes spring term start to April 6

CCC has put out a Covid-19 update, continuing finals as planned for next week and pushing the start of spring term to April 6.  CCC president Tim Cook stated via email: “Where online learning is feasible (e.g., labs) class sizes will be limited or room sizes expanded to provide social distancing” “We are urging instructors…

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