Fall 2014, Week 5

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Noises Off

Got Respect? Have you ever felt disrespected or marginalized because of who you are? Or have you found others treat you in special ways because of your individual status? We want to hear your story. Participated in one of eight focus groups being held this term to aid in a research project about respect and inclusion at Umpqua Community College. The focus groups are: Age, Ability, Ethnicity, Women’s Voices, Poverty, Race, Religion and Sexual Orientation. If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upcoming Events/Activities

October 28, 10:00am-3:00pm and October 29, 10:am-4:00pm
Red Cross Blood Drive in Jacoby Auditorium Lobby. Please contact Joel Wylam, ASUCC Student Ambassador at 541-440-7873 to schedule a donation appointment.

October 28, 11:00am – 2:00pm
2015 Employee Giving Campaign Bake Sale in the Student Center Lobby. Purchase some yummy goodies baked by UCC staff.

October 30 and 31
Riverhawk Halloween activities. Pre-Fright Night: October 30 from 4-7pm in the Student Center. Come join the pre Halloween fund with ASUCC. There will be Trick or treating, caramel apples, zombie scavenger hunt, hide and seek, and the wheel of doom. Afternoon Fright: October 31 from 10am-2pm in the Student Center. Come join the Halloween fund with ASUCC. There will be: costume fashion show, trick or treating, humans vs. zombies, blood punch and the wheel of doom. For more information, visit the ASUCC Leadership Office in the Student Center or contact Haley – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

November 4
Swing is in the Air at 7:30pm at First Presbyterian Church, 823 SE Lane, Roseburg. The Umpqua Chamber Orchestra and the Umpqua Singers, under the direction of Dr. Jason Heald, will perform a wide range of popular selections and light classical favorites with special guest performers John Pecorilla and John Gronberg. Admission is at the door. $7 per person; $15 per family. For more information, contact 541-440-4691.

November 6-7
Student Flea Market in the Student Center Student Lounge. Come check out the great deals on items! Proceeds will support the French Independent Study students trip to France during spring break next year. For more information contact Haley – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

November 7
Wildlife Safari Night at Women’s Volleyball vs. Linn-Benton CC at 6pm in the PE Complex Gym. Staff and a “guest” from Wildlife Safari will be presenting during half-time. Proceeds will benefit the Elephant Waterhole project at Wildlife Safari.

November 7-16
Noises Off in Whipple Centerstage Theatre. Performances are at 7pm Friday’s and Saturday’s (November 7, 8, 14, 15) and at 2pm on Sunday’s (November 9, 16). Opening night performance on November 7, with dinner, starting at 5:30pm. UCC Theatre Arts presents the hit comedy NOISES OFF!, by Michael Frayn (winner: Olivier Award). The play within a play features an ambitious director and his frustrated cast as they rehearse their flop farce, “Nothing On.” This hilarious show starts to fall apart just as the lights come up on stage! Stephanie Newman directs a local cast that features some very distinguished veteran actors and community members, from a UCC board member to business owners and teachers from our local schools. Tickets are available at tickets.umpqua.edu.

November 8
UCC Volleyball vs Chemeketa CC at 1:00pm in the PE Complex Gym.

November 10
Dental Van – free dental clinical treatment for UCC students, provided by Medical Teams International. A limited number of appointments available. This is for low-income students who have no private dental insurance or means to pay for dental care at this time and who have a serious (emergency) dental problem requiring a filling or an extraction. A licenses dentist will provide urgent treatment. An application is required and the application is available at the Student Center Information Desk. Please contact Joel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 541-440-7873.

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. Students are welcome to attend!
  • 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 Tuesday at 2:00 in JH 15; next meeting is October 28
  • 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. Interested in supporting the Veterans’ Club? Purchase a Papa Murphy coupon card for $5 – available at the Student Center Information Desk.


Raffle Tickets on Sale Now! $1 for a raffle ticket to win a new Visio monitor. Purchase tickets in the Bookstore. The winning ticket will be drawn on November 12.

Writing Instructors available to help students with their essays, reports or any other writing assignments. The writing instructors will be available in the Writing Lab located in the UCC Success Center (ESB 15).   Helen Laurence is available in the Success Center on Tuesdays and Thursday from 10:30 am to 11:30 am and Andrew Madaus is available in the Success Center on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. In addition to the writing instructors, we also have peer tutors available to assist with the writing concepts and paper formatting. Please visit the center for a copy of the peer tutor writing schedule. When utilizing the Writing Lab or student tutors we ask that students bring a copy of any drafts of their paper, any related assignments or handouts, class syllabus, and course textbook if available. This resource is available to students free of charge!