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Fall 2014, Week 9

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REMINDER! Campus will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday – Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28. Have a safe and happy holiday!

Dates and Deadlines

Registration for Winter term is open! Registration for classes is based on earned hours; the hours you are enrolled in for fall term do not count towards earned hours. See the registration times below:

  • November 10-12: >=45 earned credit hours
  • November 13-16: >=30 earned credit hours
  • November 17-19: >=15 earned credit hours
  • November 20-23: >=1 earned credit hour
  • November 24: Open Registration

Payment for Winter term 2015 is due Monday, January 5 at 5:00pm.

OSAC Scholarship are open! Graduating high school seniors, current undergraduate and graduate college students, and people attending college for the first time can apply for nearly 500 privately funded scholarships.   Visit OSAC’s at www.oregonstudentaid.gov beginning November 3. Click on the ‘Scholarship’ tab to access the application, search for scholarships, and find links to everything scholarship related.

Upcoming Events/Activities

During the month of November
Food for Fines in the UCC Library : Fines may be paid at the rate of one canned food item for each $1.00 or part of a dollar owed in overdue fines. (This applies only to overdue fines, not any other charges.) Food will be accepted in lieu of money for fines only during November 2014 during library open hours. Fines can also be paid with cash or check. Donations must be made at the front desk and presented to a staff member to receive credit. Food items can also be donated to the food drive, even if you don’t owe a fine. We encourage a generous donation. Through a partnership with ASUCC all food items will be collected and distributed to benefit the students of UCC. Please consider donating the followings: Cranberries (canned), Corn (canned), Green beans (canned), Yams (canned), Cream of Mushroom Soup (canned), Peas (canned), Olives (canned), Fruit cocktail (canned), Chicken broth (canned or carton), French Fried Onions (canned), Stuffing mix, Gravy (canned or envelope), Pudding mix, Aluminum Foil, Disposable roasting pans, Sparkling Cider.

November 24
Men’s Basketball Home Game : 5pm in the Gym. You are invited to attend the 2014 – 2015 men’s basketball home game! The Riverhawk Men’s team will play host to Willamette University. Come and cheer on your Riverhawks. Men’s basketball coach Daniel Leeworthy calls this year’s squad “young, talented, enthusiastic and energetic”. Local players from Roseburg, Sutherlin and Canyonville are joined by a western contingent from Colorado and Washington. Coach Leeworthy is excited to have a team with such a diverse cultural background including two international players from Australia.

November 25
Earn a free Thanksgiving Meal with your donations! : Noon – 2pm, Student Center Bistro. ASUCC provides 50 Thanksgiving meal baskets to students with families, who might not otherwise be able to afford a holiday meal. Trade your donations for a fully cooked lunch meal on Tuesday, courtesy of UCC Culinary Arts. Bring your items to the ASUCC office in the Student Center on Monday or Tuesday (before the meal) or to the meal itself. If you are unable to bring an item, cash donations (of any amount) are welcome. The items needed for the meal baskets are as follows: Cranberries (canned); Corn (canned); Green beans (canned); Yams (canned); Cream of Mushroom Soup (canned); Peas (canned); Olives (canned); Fruit cocktail (canned); Chicken broth; Onion Straws; Stuffing mix; Gravy; Pudding mix; Aluminum Foil; Disposable roasting pans; Sparkling Cider.

November 25
UCC 2015 Fall Concert featuring works by Schubert and Mozart : The Umpqua Community College Fine and Performing Arts Department presents the Umpqua Chamber Orchestra and UCC Chamber Choir in concert on November 25 at 7:30 PM at First Presbyterian Church. Included will be a performance of "Magnificat" by Franz Schubert. The concert will also feature soprano Heather Holmquest performing Mozart's "Exultate Jubilate". Admission is at the door, $7.00 per person or $15.00 per family. For more information, contact 541-440-4691.

December 3
Liberty In North Korea at 1pm in Snyder Hall 10. LiNK is a grassroots non-profit organization working to empower the North Korean people. The interactive presentation will cover the history of North Korea, the current challenges facing the people of North Korea, what they are doing to overcome them and most importantly, how you can be a part of LiNK movement. For more information, contact ASUCC Activities Officer Haley Stammen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 541-440-7849.

December 5
Student Art Sale in the Whipple Fine Arts Gallery. Come and support UCC Art Students!

December 6
Froze-In (otherwise known as the Study-In) : 11am – 4pm in the UCC Library. Hosted by ASUCC to help get you ready for finals week! Tutors and food provided all day.

Campus Club Meetings

This information will be updated as clubs provide their meeting times

  • ASUCC Student Leadership Team meets every Monday at Noon in the Board Room in the Administration Building.
  • Debate Club meets every Friday at noon in Snyder Hall, room 18.
  • Drama Club meets every Tuesday at 12:15 in Whipple Fine Arts Centerstage
  • Engineering Club meets every other Friday at Noon in JH 16; check in the ASUCC Student Leadership Office for the next meeting time
  • Phi Theta Kappa meets every Wednesday at Noon in Lockwood Hall, room 2.
  • Spanish Club meeting meets beginning Tuesday, October 21 at Noon in Snyder Hall 10.
  • UCC Veterans Club meets Wednesday at Noon in the Veterans Center.

FYI

The Mainstream, the student newspaper is online at http://mainstreamonline.org/

Student Ambassador positions now open. Applications are available at the Information Desk, Student Center or by clicking here for the application. Student ambassadors represent Umpqua Community College to prospective students, current students, faculty and staff, community members and guests at the institution. Student ambassadors are first point of contact, are well informed about campus and able to provide direction and assistance as needed.   Applicants must be a current full-time student in good academic standing with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher and have completed 15 credits at UCC. Student ambassadors receive a tuition waiver of up to 16 credits per term and work a regular schedule of 10 hours per week. An additional 2 hours of work per week may be scheduled for the purpose of supporting campus events that occur outside of the regular schedule.

Campus Smiles Project. UCC Dental Hygiene program is offering free teeth whitening. You must be a UCC student, have the approval of your dental provider, have no active decay. If you are a student who would like to improve the look and health of their teeth, applications are available at the Information Desk in the Student Center. For more information about the program, please contact Andrea Bean at 541-440-7814.

Got Respect? T-shirts on sale in the Student Center. Be a part of the respect movement on campus! Purchase a t-shirt for $10 and receive a free wristband.

Macy’s Friends & Family coupons are available in the Student Center. Coupons are good Wednesday, December 3 - Monday, December 8.