High School Connections

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Success Stories

Read about why UCC is the right place to study!

  • Oven Mitts for Welding Gloves

    Devona Culver

    UCC student chooses non-traditional career path in high-demand industry.

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  • Diploma in One Hand, Job in the Other

    Beverly Vargas - Paralegal Graduate

    Career prospects for UCC paralegal graduates are good inside and outside of Douglas County.

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  • Blazing a New Trail to Success

    Amanda Davis

    When Amanda was choosing a career, she looked for something stable with long-term benefits and growth. She found everything she wanted through UCC's Paralegal program.

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  • Taking Skills on the Road

    Connor Jones

    “I wanted to prove that I could do it. And I did. Hard work pays off.”

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  • Courage to Start, Discipline to Finish

    Brad O'Dell - Police Reserve Academy Graduate

    PRA Coordinator and UCC alum Brad O'Dell shares what lead him to become a Sergeant and PIO with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.

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  • From Childhood Picture to Real-life Cop

    Austin Kennedy

    UCC Police Reserve Academy graduate demonstrates the right qualities to be successful in law enforcement.

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  • Lear Comes to Life at Centerstage Theatre

    Lear Comes to Life at UCC

    Edgy, interpretive and risky performance of Lear explores gender and identity.

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  • Mainstream Takes Home Excellence Award

    Mainstream Staff

    UCC student newspaper wins prestigious award.

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  • How UCC Helped This Alum Build Success

    Cody Stone at the drawing table

    One-on-one relationships with professors help students prepare for university studies.

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  • Student Entrepreneurs Rock Startup Weekend

    Startup Weekend - Wolf Creek

    Eighty participants worked together in teams to build businesses around aspiring ideas.

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