Mar06

Winter 2019, Week 10

Categories // Campus Updates

This is the final A Week in Campus Life until Spring term 2020. We look forward to seeing you March 30!

It's that time again. Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins this weekend. Be sure to set your clocks forward one hour before you go to bed Saturday night. The change officially arrives at 2 a.m. Sunday. Safety experts say time changes are great reminders to check the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

Reminder: Lock Down Drills are scheduled for March 10, 11, and 13. Please check your student email for a message dated 2/24/2020 for more details.

UCC Scholarship Application

The UCC Foundation Scholarship Application is OPEN. Visit https://umpqua.edu/scholarships. The deadline to apply is March 20. Need help? Peer Mentor Office in the Student Center and receive help with: filling out the FAFSA and applying for scholarships.

Textbook Buyback

The UCC Bookstore Textbook Buyback is March 18-20 (Wednesday-Friday) from 8:00am-3:30pm in the College Store.

ASUCC Officer Positions Now Open for Next Academic Year

ASUCC Officers work with their team of senators and club representatives to represent students interests, needs, and well-being within the College community through a model of governance which provides for student advocacy and student engagement. Officers serve as agents for inquiry and support for students. Officers gain valuable leadership experience by developing soft skills including: communication, decision-making, problem-solving, conflict management, and team building. Officers receive term tuition assistance (for fall, winter and spring terms) of no more than 12 credits of tuition, excluding all fees. Summer term compensation for participation in leadership training is $500 and a fuel stipend. For more information, read about all the opportunities here or stop by and visit the ASUCC Offices located in the Student Lounge in the Student Center building. Bring your voice to the table – get involved!

Free Spring Break Lunches

Available to all children and teens March 23-27 at the following locations and times: Saddle Butte Mobile Manor (11:00-11:15), Eastwood Park (11:25-11:40), Stewart Park (11:55-12:25), Rose School (12:40-12:55), and Green Elementary (1:10-1:25). Served from the Lunchbox Express. Sponsored by Nutrition Services – Roseburg Public Schools. For more information call 541-440-4023.

Apply to be the Student Speaker for Commencement 2020

Each year, a graduate is asked to make a 3-5 minute presentation at the yearly Commencement (Graduation) ceremony. Any student who meets the following criteria and is graduating and participating in the Commencement ceremony on June 12 may apply. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25, be in good standing with the college, have a speech that embodies the spirit of the graduating class and represent UCC, has strong public speaking skills and is able to deliver a strong message to the graduating class as well as to the UCC community. For more details, please check your student email for a message dated 2/20/2020. If you are interested in applying to be the 2020 Student Speaker, please select the link complete the Application Form. Questions can be directed to Kayla Kilburn by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Featured Event: Welding Workshop.

Do you know someone who has an interest in welding? Invite them to attend UCC's first-ever Welding Workshop to see and experience what welding is all about. This day-long, cost-free event is scheduled for Thursday, March 19. Two sessions will be held; one from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the second from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sign up for the Welding Workshop here. This workshop is open to all students, but its theme will be supportive to women who are interested in welding and fabrication. There will be guest speakers and hands-on workshops where attendees will use welding to create a project. A discussion panel, lunch, and giveaway items such as t-shirts and other swag are also included. For more information, contact Jessica Richardson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Upcoming Events and Activities in Week 10

All Month is Women’s History Month. Stop by the Student Center and visit the “THEN and NOW” display featuring women in the 1920’s and the 2020’s. Pick up items for International Women’s Day – #EachforEqual.

Sunday, March 8

UCC Athletics- Baseball vs Lane CC. At Noon and 2:00pm at One Champion Field.

Monday, March 9

NA Meeting. From 6:00-7:00pm in WCH 18

Tuesday, March 10

Club of Chi. From 9:00am-10:30am at the Athletic Complex Tennis Courts. Come learn about the different practices which generate and circulate Chi.

National Mario Day. In the Student Center from 10:00am-2:00pm. Come on in to the Cafeteria and play some of your favorite Mario games and watch them up on the big screen. Hosted by ASUCC Leadership and the Nerd Herd.

Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Meeting. In the Student Lounge from 11:00am-Noon.

ASUCC Leadership Board Meeting. From Noon-1:00pm in the Student Center Bistro. Come and check out what your student leadership board is all about and what is planned for the upcoming term

Healthy Minds Club Meeting. From 1:30-2:30pm in TAP 16

UCC Dental Assisting Program Open House. From 4:00-6:00pm in HNSC. Meet dental students and faculty and explore the dental lab. Participate in activities for the chance to win a prize. Staff available to assist with applications, questions, & program requirements. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 541-440-7665.

Wednesday March 11

Geology Club Meeting. From Noon-1:00pm in HNSC 205

QSA Club Meeting. From Noon-1:00pm in TAP 14

Spanish Club Meeting. From 2:00-3:00pm in JH 16

AA Meeting. From 5:30-6:30pm in WCH 18.

Thursday, March 12

Club of Chi. From 9:00am-10:30am at the Athletic Complex Tennis Courts. Come learn about the different practices which generate and circulate Chi.

Life Skills Workshops to Support Mental & Emotional Health and Wellbeing. From Noon-1:00pm in HNSC 107

Nerd Herd Club Meeting. From 3:00-4:00pm in the Student Center Cafeteria. Join them again from 4:00-7:00pm in the Student Lounge for D&D.

Friday, March 13

Managing Your Moods Group. From Noon-1pm in HNSC 107

Engineering Club Meeting. From Noon-1:00pm in JH 12

Winter Term Study-In. From 2:00pm-7:00pm in the Library and Success Center. ASUCC Leadership encourages you to bring your work and study here with us! Snacks, drinks, and dinner provided. Free childcare available in TAP 14. You’ll have access to the computer lab and academic coaches. Get help from the research librarian. It’s a quiet place to study and there are group study rooms available for collaborations. ASUCC Leadership holds raffles every 30 minutes. And there will be PIE (in recognition of March 14 (3.14). Click here for more information.

Peer Review Workshops for Students. During the Study-In. Faith Byars, UCC Success Center Academic Coach, will lead three Editing and Peer-Review Workshops at the Winter Term Study-In on Friday, March 13. The study-in will be held in the UCC Library and Success Center. Students will learn the process of paper editing and tips and tricks for making it a fun learning experience. She is holding three sessions: 3:00-3:45; 4:00-4:45, and 5:00-5:45. Students will: Understand the basics of paper editing; ask critical thinking questions and analyze advanced structural writing concepts; and understand the fundamental differences between paper editing and proofreading.The workshops will cover: Academic writing structure; thesis construction and support; examining flow and continuity; proofreading and grammatical needs and preferences; tips and tricks of editing papers; questions to ask yourself while editing.

ACM Programming Club Meeting. From 3:00-4:00pm in TC 106

Umpqua Singers and BigHorn Jazz Band – Tour of Indonesia. At 7:00pm in Centerstage Theatre at WFA. A kick-off performance of selections from the Umpqua Singers upcoming Tour of Indonesia. Admission is $10/person at the door and students are FREE.

Saturday, March 14

Soul of Brazil Concert. At 7:00pm in Centerstage Theatre at WFA. Admission is $10/person at the door and students are FREE. The performance features Clarise Assad and the Delgani Quartet.

Upcoming Events and Activities in Week 11 (Finals Week)

Monday, March 16

Healthy Minds Mental Health Awareness and Support. In the Student Center Lobby. Stop by the table and pick up some fun items to help you keep mentally and emotionally healthy during finals week.

Fresh For Finals. From 10:00am-2:00pm in the Student Center. Finals week can be rough. Stop by the Student Center Lobby for healthy snacks, drinks, and get a relaxing massage. Event sponsored by ASUCC Leadership Team.

NA Meeting. From 6:00-7:00pm in WCH 18

Tuesday, March 17

Club of Chi. From 9:00am-10:30am at the Athletic Complex Tennis Courts. Come learn about the different practices which generate and circulate Chi.

Fresh For Finals. From 10:00am-2:00pm in the Student Center. Finals week can be rough. Stop by the Student Center Lobby for healthy snacks, drinks, and get a relaxing massage. Event sponsored by ASUCC Leadership Team.

Wednesday, March 18

AA Meeting. From 5:30-6:30pm in WCH 18.

Thursday, March 19

Welding Workshop. From 8:30am-12:30pm and 11:30am-3:30pm. Interested in learning more about welding? Sign up here for the cost-free event.

Club of Chi. From 9:00am-10:30am at the Athletic Complex Tennis Courts. Come learn about the different practices which generate and circulate Chi.

Nerd Herd Campus Game Night. From 4:00-7:00pm in the Student Center Student Lounge. Join us for D&D.

Auction Opportunity

Anyone looking for a nice used piano at a good price? Three (3) UCC surplus used Baldwin Upright Pianos are set to auction from March 3 to March 17. If interested go to: www.govdeals.com and register, find the auction and have a go. Questions? Email or call This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 541-440-7648.

New Option for Spirit Gear

The Athletics Department has a new online store that has been created for Umpqua Athletics Spirit Wear. This is the Adidas-branded site that also provides uniforms for our athletics teams. Orders placed via this online store will be delivered approximately three (3) weeks after the last day of the month. This site is not intended to replace the spirit gear that is available in the Hawk Shop; it is intended to provide a variety of options available to students, employees, and the general public.

Scholarship Opportunity

LGBTQ Students. Do you Need Support for Community College? Online Applications accepted March 1-May 1, 2020. LGBTQ students enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited community college based in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, in the Fall of 2020 can apply. Students must have 1-2 years of community college left AND (1) intending to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university for Fall 2021 or Fall 2022 OR (2) graduate with an associate’s degree. The Point Foundation Community College Program inspires LGBTQ community college students to fulfill their ambitions of graduating with an associate's degree and/or transferring to a four-year college or university. Students accepted into the program will receive a financial award between $2,000 - $4,800 as well as professional transfer coaching at a multi-day symposium in Los Angeles and opportunities to network with Point Scholars and Alumni. Applicants will be evaluated on academic performance and potential, financial need, their involvement in school and community, and goals for the future. Recipients of the one-year Point Community College Scholarship agree to participate in Point programs and events related to their scholarship. For more information, visit www.pointfoundation.org/communitycollege

Volunteer Opportunities

Sound the Alarm. Join our growing movement. Smoke alarms can cut the risk of death from home fires in half. So the American Red Cross is rallying volunteers to Sound the Alarm. On April 25, join other volunteers and help install smoke alarms in homes that need them. Visit SoundTheAlarm.org/cascades or call 541-842-4717 to volunteer on April 25th.

Umpqua Watersheds Earth Day March. Umpqua Watersheds is looking for volunteers to participate in the April 22 There is No Planet B March. April 22nd is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, first recognized in 1970. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Roseburg walk is scheduled for Sunday, September 20, 2020 and the planning team is seeking volunteers to assist with all aspects of the event. Contact Cindy Benton, 541-230-9598 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Off Campus Leadership and Learning Opportunities

Summer Leadership Experience with New Leadership Oregon 2020. Portland State University, June 18-June 23, 2020 & September 12, 2020. Application Deadline Extended to March 8. A six-day residential leadership development program that educates and encourages outstanding college women to develop paths towards leadership. Trainings on networking, public speaking, organizing, how to get involved in your community + more! Open to students of all majors and backgrounds attending any Oregon University/College. Program Scholarships Available! Apply online here.Contact: Mandee Campos at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-725-5122.

TFAS Academic Internship Programs. LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. in Washington, DC. www.DCinternships.org A presidential election year is an exciting time to be in Washington, DC. Witness history from the front row by spending a summer or semester in the Nation's Capital. TFAS students leave Washington with 250+ hours of professional experience, an expanded network of contacts, and a greater understanding of career opportunities. Summer 2020: June 6 - July 31. Final Deadline: March 10. Be placed in an engaging internship. Earn 3-9 credits from George Mason University. Attend networking events + exclusive briefings. Live in housing on George Washington University's centrally located campus. Program Tracks include: International Affairs, Public Policy + Economics, Journalism + Communications, Business + Government Relations, Leadership + the American Presidency. Fall 2020: August 26 - December 11. Priority deadline: April 15. Be placed in an engaging internship. Earn 12 credits from George Mason University. Attend networking events + exclusive briefings. Live in furnished housing on Capitol Hill. Internship placements with: Federal Agencies and Congressional Offices, International NGO's and Embassies, Nonprofit Organizations, Think Tank and Policy Groups, Media Outlets. Our goal is to bring the best and brightest students to Washington. We provide generous scholarships to help offset the tuition and housing cost. More than 85% of students are awarded full or partial scholarships to attend the program. Questions? As a nonprofit organization, our staff is committed to our mission of developing young leaders. Learn more about the admissions process and begin an online application today. Please reach us at 202-986-0384 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..