Central Oregon Community College

Type: Organization
Name: Central Oregon Community College
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Public Transit's Uphill Climb: COIC rolls out transit education efforts...

Since Oregon State University announced its plans to plot a new campus on Bend's westside, there has been murmuring (sometimes more) about how the addition of hundreds of new students will clog the thruways stretching across town. That discussion falls ... [Published The Source Weekly - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Cascade Culinary Institute leader resigns

The program director of the Cascades Culinary Institute at Central Oregon Community College resigned at the beginning of July.Gene Fritz, who became the program’s leader in 2011, was a celebrated hire when he first arrived at the college. Fritz rose from ... [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ninja Fitness

CENTRAL POINT — The path wasn't always clear for Byron Higinbotham, but that was never a problem.The 36-year-old Central Point resident appreciated every step of the way as he shifted from an aspiring cop to realizing that he was meant to be a progressive ... [Published Medford Mail Tribune - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Taking on human trafficking

Kate Cuthbert is spending her postgraduation summer canvassing to support women she’s never met.Through presentations, a website she created and stickers she’s placing around town, Cuthbert, 18, is trying to raise awareness about human trafficking and ... [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

At Our Best: July 14

Hannah McAllister of Corvallis was named to the winter term dean’s list at Central Oregon Community College.The list is based on enrollment in 12 or more credit hours and a grade-point average of 3.60 or above. Cimarron Kauffman, 18, of Corvallis received ... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

COCC enrollment decline continues

Central Oregon Community College continued to see a decline in enrollment this summer term, according to a presentation to COCC’s board Wednesday night.A year ago, the college had 2,924 students enrolled. This year, that number is down to 2,395, a decrease ... [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Pine cone hunting proves money grows on trees

BEND, Ore. — Driving from his job in north Bend to his home south of La Pine, John Scoggin stops to pick up ponderosa pine cones in the Deschutes National Forest.While he enjoys doing so, he said he does it for dollars as much as for fun. He can load ... [Published Columbian.com - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Family briefs

Less junk food bought for kidsA new study appearing in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows a positive trend for families of preschoolers in the fight against childhood obesity.The researchers examined beverages and food purchased between ... [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 04 2014]
Entities: Calorie, Obesity, AARP
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Sharing the black experience at COCC

When Teryl Young first came to Central Oregon eight years ago from Virginia Beach, Virginia, he immediately felt out of place.“My wife’s parents lived over here, and the first stop I made was in Crescent, and I felt terrified,” said Young, 40. “I kept ... [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

'But Does It Count?'

By Here are three points to set the stakes:The contradiction between the first two points and the third reveals that we can do a better job communicating to the public how we already connect our work inside the institution with the world outside it. Before ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Name-calling could undermine support for campus

OSU-Cascades enjoys strong support that will continue in the long term if shortsighted name-calling doesn’t undermine the goal. There are many proponents that have specific issues. Let us deal with the issues and not denigrate those with issues.As a three-year ... [Published Bend Bulletin - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Apr 26 2014 - Updated Apr 26 2014 - 1 reports

College's choice for president dropped after claim

BEND, Ore. (AP) - Central Oregon Community College decided not to hire its top choice for college president after discovering he was put on leave by another institution when a colleague accused him of sexual misconduct. COCC was poised to name Patrick ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 26 2014]

Quotes

"What values does transit serve, and what values could it serve, to meet already articulated community desires and concerns?" asks Scott Aycock, Community and Economic Development Manager for the COIC
...into place, especially when you have a vision," says the 1996 Crater High graduate, who is also a third-generation farmer on the land he oversees. "Sometimes I don't know where I'm heading, but I can see the path that is directed in front of me. Reaching the destination is good, but it's the journey that is the character builder."
...Flores is looking for intact, open and colorful cones. "We can't use smashed cones or anything of that nature" he said
...In her department, however, she was told that her "actual job breakdown is made up of ‘60 percent teaching and 40 percent research’—i e., technically no service. So service wasn’t seen as very important to getting tenure." Wisely, she spent her time on her teaching and research

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Public Transit's Uphill Climb: COIC rolls out t... [Published The Source Weekly - Jul 23 2014]
Cascade Culinary Institute leader resigns [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 22 2014]
Ninja Fitness [Published Medford Mail Tribune - Jul 22 2014]
Taking on human trafficking [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 16 2014]
At Our Best: July 14 [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Jul 14 2014]
Changing of the guard at COCC [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 12 2014]
COCC enrollment decline continues [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 10 2014]
Pine cone hunting proves money grows on trees [Published Columbian.com - Jul 06 2014]
Family briefs [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 04 2014]
Sharing the black experience at COCC [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 04 2014]
Son of Storm King firefighter reflects on 20th ... [Published Glenwood Independent - Jun 30 2014]
'But Does It Count?' [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Jun 24 2014]
OSU-Cascades plans for housing [Published Bend Bulletin - Jun 19 2014]
Former Redmond student comes full circle [Published Bend Bulletin - Jun 18 2014]
Letter: Name-calling could undermine support fo... [Published Bend Bulletin - Jun 17 2014]
Primary 2014: Jobs a key issue for Keeney [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - May 21 2014]
Report cites sexual allegation against Chemeket... [Published News Register - Apr 26 2014]
College's choice for president dropped after claim [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 26 2014]
Oregon Wildlife Kicks Off 2014 Discovering Wild... [Published PRWeb - Dec 30 2013]
Bowls and soup for charity [Published Bend Bulletin - Nov 18 2013]
Thanksgiving road runs on tap [Published Bend Bulletin - Nov 18 2013]
Filling all of the empty bowls [Published Bend Bulletin - Nov 16 2013]
Virtues of a rural school [Published Bend Bulletin - Nov 15 2013]
Use amphibious dredges in Mirror Pond [Published Bend Bulletin - Nov 08 2013]
Growler Guys takes off [Published Bend Bulletin - Nov 08 2013]
Editorial: Bring back Congressional earmarks [Published Bend Bulletin - Nov 07 2013]
Four big projects in Bend [Published Bend Bulletin - Nov 05 2013]
‘Les Misérables’ auditions [Published Bend Bulletin - Nov 04 2013]
'Les Misérables' auditions [Published Bend Bulletin - Nov 03 2013]
Instream solutions are a necessity for the Uppe... [Published Bend Bulletin - Nov 02 2013]
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