May22

Spring 2022, Week 9

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Party Like a HAWKSTAR!

Join the campus community on Wednesday, May 25 from 11:30am-4:30pm for a day of outdoor events celebrating students and the end of the academic year. Events are FREE and include Cornhole tournament**, Lip Sync Battle**, Carboard Regatta**, (**Sign up in advance or join the day of - https://forms.gle/1327X8nudxkn3Dbe6), Harry Potter Challenge, Bingo, spikeball/volleyball, pickleball, disc golf, and crafts. Hamburgers and hotdogs available starting at Noon until supplies run out. Finish up the day by celebrating our Outstanding Student Awards at Swanson Amphitheatre from 3:30-4:30pm. Go here for more details.

An Unfolding Process: UCC’s Annual Student Art Exhibition

An Unfolding Process: UCC’s Annual Student Art Exhibition from May 5 - June 3, 2022. Each spring, UCC presents a juried student art exhibition showcasing work from students enrolled in UCC’s Fine Art classes during the current academic year. This collective art show presents the abilities and talent of emerging artists from UCC, featuring their outstanding works in studio arts, specifically ceramics, basic design, drawing, and painting. The Art Gallery at UCC is open Monday-Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00am-4:00pm.

Upcoming Events and Activities in Week 9

Tuesday, May 24

Tumbler Tuesday. From 10:00am-2:00pm in the Student Center Lobby. This popular event includes all types of stickers to decorate your drink tumbler or one provided by ASUCC.

A Window Between Worlds-Rock Painting. From 10:30-11:30am in the ESB 15. A Window Between Worlds workshops are art healing workshops that support participants in their healing process from trauma.

ASUCC Leadership Board Meeting. At Noon in JH 10 or join via Zoom.

QSA Meeting. At Noon on Zoom

Film Club Meeting. At 3:30pm, WFA Backstage.

Beyond UCC- Your Transfer. From 4:00-4:45pm in JH 12 or Zoom. When you move from UCC to your next college you want to keep moving forward. Participants will leave with a thorough understanding of their credits and having the most possible count toward their bachelor’s degree.

Wednesday, May 25

Party Like a HAWKSTAR! From 11:30am-4:30pm on the campus grounds. See the attached flyer for more details. It’s our end of year student celebration. Participate in all types of activities for FREE!

Financial Aid Questions Answered. From 1:00-2:00 pm. Sign up here for the Zoom link. How can you fund your college dream? Receiving financial aid is a crucial step for all students. It can mean the difference between concentrating on your studies or worrying about bills. UCC's financial aid specialist can guide you in your journey. Don't be shy. This is a great chance to ask questions and get the inside scoop about securing money for college.

Engineering Club Meeting. From 4:00-5:00pm on Zoom.

Spanish Club Meeting. From 4:00-5:00pm in JH 16.

Thursday, May 26

Thank You Thursday. From 9:00am-3:00pm in the Student Center. Practice thankfulness and gratitude; thank-you cards and supplies to make gratitude journals and jars provided.

Silent Book Club. Noon in TAP 14. Silent Book Club. Noon in TAP 14. A Campus Reading Event. This book club has no assigned reading or discussion questions. It’s an opportunity to put down your phone, pick up a book, and hang out with a community of readers. Reading enriches lives. If you want to develop a reading habit, or meet other folks who love books, join us. Bring a lunch and something to read. We’ll provide a quiet space and like-minded people.

Friday, May 27

Phi Theta Kappa Meeting. From 3:00-4:00pm on Zoom.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged. At 7:00pm in WFA Centerstage. UCC Centerstage presents a hilarious romp through all of Shakespeare's plays in 90 minutes! You won't want to miss this. Tickets are $10/person, UCC students and employees are FREE. Buy tickets here.

Saturday, May 28

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged. At 7:00pm in WFA Centerstage. Tickets are $10/person, UCC students and employees are FREE. Buy tickets here..

Sunday, May 29

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged. At 3:00pm in WFA Centerstage. Tickets are $10/person, UCC students and employees are FREE. Buy tickets here..

STEP and SCB Funding

Learn more about STEP and SCB funding. Both programs are designed to help eliminate the financial barriers you may encounter while pursuing your career/technology program. In addition to the STEP-WorkSource, UCC also offers STEP. To learn more about these programs, contact Tori Ruiz – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Marjan Coester – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – or stop by the Student Center.

First Student Seeking School Bus Drivers

Learn more about this part-time job opportunity. $20/hr starting wage with no experience and $4K bonus for non CDL certified ($6,500 for CDL certified). Flexible hours with summer hours available. Stop by the Information Table in the Library/Success Center between 9:30am-1:30pm, Monday-Thursday, May 22-26.

Student Employment Opportunities

Did you know that you can work part-time on campus? Student Employment and Work-Study positions are open across campus. Positions pay $12/hr and supervisors work with your class schedule. It’s a great way to earn, learn, and get connected with staff who support your academic success. To learn more,
• Visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/umpquacommunitycollege/Students for Student Employment positions
• Visit https://www.umpqua.edu/federal-work-study/on-campus-job-listings for Work-Study positions. Not sure if you qualify for work-study? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the Financial Aid Office in the Student Center.

Summer Employment Opportunities

Summer Camp Lead and Assistants are needed to help with youth camp programs on campus. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone here for the summer who is looking for seasonal work. View the job posting here. Interested in spending time outside? Lifeguards and swim instructors needed. If you are interested, please see the job description.

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