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Winter 2017, Week 2

Categories // Campus Updates

A Week in Campus Life is your weekly information email, published on Friday’s through week 10 of each term. 

 

Campus will be CLOSED on Monday, January 16 in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr, Holiday. At the age of thirty-five, Martin Luther King, Jr. was the youngest man to have received the Nobel Peace Prize, and he was the main force of the Civil Rights Movement in 1960’s. January 15th marks his 88th birthday and his contributions are recognized with a national holiday, which will be celebrated on Monday, January 16th .  For more information and resources, visit http://umpqua.edu/mlk-commemoration

Canvas Password 8-Digit Requirement. There was a Canvas update that is now requiring users to have an 8-digit password. If you are unable to login, try using your 8-digit birthdate in the format MMDDYYYY. If you are still unable to login, click on the 'Forgot Password?' link, just below the login field and check your student Gmail for your password reset link. If you are still having trouble logging in, contact UCCOnline at http://umpqua.edu/ucconline

 

Events & Activities

January 9 – February 7 - Hear for All: Printmaking as Protest Art. Hear for All: Printmaking as Protest Art presents contemporary and historic examples of artistic activism. Artists from several states, as well as Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, and Turkey submitted works to the show. The artworks demonstrate a variety of printmaking techniques, including etching, monoprinting, silkscreen, and woodblock. The Art Gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Fridays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and during events at Centerstage Theatre. There will be a closing reception on Tuesday, February 7, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Admission is free.

January 17 - Oregon Transfer Days - Making Your Future Happen. From 10am-1pm in the Student Center. Students can meet with college and university representatives to learn more about transferring to their schools.

January 18 - Employer On Campus – Barrett Business Services. 11:00am-2:00pm in the Student Center Lobby.

January 18 – Wellness Workshop: Balancing College Life. Noon-1pm, ESB 15. See attached pdf for full schedule of Wellness Workshops for winter 2017.

January 18 – Faculty Lecture Series with Professor Jan Woodcock - Associate Professor of Humanities and Social Science and Dr. Jill Michell - Associate Professor of Humanities. 2:00-3:00 p.m. in Whipple Centerstage Theatre. Professor Woodcock will be speaking on “Home and the Other Side of the World: Sabbatical Synagogues, Sanghas, Churches, Temples, and Mosques: Searching for the Sacred”. Dr. Michell will be speaking on “Women Writers and Literary Canon”.

January 18 - UCC Women's Basketball vs. Lane Community College. At 5:30pm in the UCC Gym.

January 18 - UCC Men's Basketball vs. Lane Community College. At 7:30pm in the UCC Gym.

January 19 - Wellness Workshop: Balancing College Life. 2:00-3:00pm, ESB 9. See attached pdf for full schedule of Wellness Workshops for winter 2017.

January 19 - Faculty Lecture Series with Professor Karen Carroll – Associate Professor of Geology and Dr. Mary Stinnett – Associate Professor of Mathematics. 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Whipple Centerstage Theatre. Professor Carroll with be speaking on “The Mathematical and Not-so-mathematical Relationships Between Tsunamis and the Pacific Northwest”. Dr. Stinnett will be speaking on “The Mathematical Relationship Between Caffeine and Earthquakes”

January 21 - UCC Women's Basketball vs Clackamas Community College. At 2:00pm in the UCC Gym

January 21 - UCC Men's Basketball vs Clackamas Community College. At 4:00pm in the UCC Gym

January 25 - Employer On Campus – The News Review. 11:00am-2:00pm in the Student Center Lobby.

January 25 - Wellness Workshop: Substance Abuse & Co-Dependency. Noon-1pm, ESB 15. See attached pdf for full schedule of Wellness Workshops for winter 2017

January 26 - Resilience: Moving to Post-Traumatic Growth. Developing a Mindset of Personal and Collective Strength. For students & their families. From 2pm-4pm in ESB 15. See attached PDF for more information.

January 26 - Wellness Workshop: Substance Abuse & Co-Dependency. 2:00-3:00pm, ESB 9. See attached pdf for full schedule of Wellness Workshops for winter 2017.

January 31 - Red Cross Blood Drive. 10:00am-3:00pm in Jacoby Auditorium Lobby. To schedule an appointment, contact Jantyne Bunce by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Red Cross (800-733-2767), or sign up online at redcrossblood.org using sponsor code: UCC. Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment.

January 31 - Volunteer Fair. 11:00am-3:00pm in the Student Center. Up to 20 organizations from our local community will be featured; all the organizations have volunteer opportunities available.

February 1 - Red Cross Blood Drive. 10:00am-3:00pm in Jacoby Auditorium Lobby. To schedule an appointment, contact Jantyne Bunce by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Red Cross (800-733-2767), or sign up online at redcrossblood.org using sponsor code: UCC. Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment.

February 1 - Employer On Campus – Elwood Staffing. 11:00am-2:00pm in the Student Center Lobby.

 

ASUCC Leadership- YOUR student leaders

ASUCC Leadership Board meets every Monday from Noon – 1pm in the Administration Building/Welcome Center Board Room. Meetings are open to the public and students invited and encouraged to attend. Meetings for winter 2017 will begin on Monday, January 23.  ASUCC is seeking students interested in being a part of the leadership team. For more information, visit the ASUCC Office in Riverhawk Central, located adjacent to the Cafeteria in the Student Center. Bring your voice to the table – get involved!

 

Days of Significance – January 2017

January 20 - International Day of Acceptance. A day dedicated to social acceptance of disability and to honor the late Annie Hopkins, founder of 3E Love and creator of the International Symbol of Acceptance. For more information, visit http://threeellc.com/idoa/

January 20 - Inauguration Day. Since 1901 the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies has been responsible for the planning and execution of the swearing-in ceremonies and the luncheon for the Inauguration of the President of the United States at the U.S. Capitol. For more information visit http://www.inaugural.senate.gov/days-events.

January 27 - International Holocaust Remembrance Day, is an international memorial day on 27 January commemorating the victims of the Holocaust. On 27 January 1945, Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration and death camp, was liberated by Soviet troops. For more information visit https://www.ushmm.org/remember

Scholarship Opportunities

OSAC 2017-18 Scholarship Application is available! Early bird deadline is February 15 and final opportunity to submit your application is March 1 at 5pm. Apply at https://app.oregonstudentaid.gov. Need help? Visit the Peer Mentor office located in the Student Center.

The Udall Undergraduate Scholarship for Environment and Outdoor Leaders is a $7,000 scholarship awarded to 60 undergraduate sophomores and juniors pursuing careers related to the environment. Udall Scholars get to attend the Udall Scholar Orientation in August, meet alumni and community leaders for exceptional networking opportunities, and gain lifetime membership to a growing and active alumni network. For more information, visit us at http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/Scholarship/Apply.aspx. To apply, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., as an access code is required.

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship for American Indian and Alaska Native Students. This $7,000 scholarship is awarded to 60 undergraduate sophomores and juniors pursuing careers related to Tribal Public Policy or Native Health Care. Udall Scholars get to attend the Udall Scholar Orientation in August, meet alumni and tribal leaders for exceptional networking opportunities, and gain lifetime membership to a growing and active alumni network. For more information, visit us at http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/Scholarship/Apply.asp

Pride Foundation awards scholarships to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and straight ally students leaders in the Northwest. Scholarships can be used for any post-secondary education. The application process is currently open.  Learn more and apply at http://www.pridefoundation.org/.

 

Information Tables in the Student Center Lobby

January 18 – Trade Act Information Table from 10am-2pm

January 25 – CORE Information Table from 11am-3pm