High School Connections

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Connecting College & Career

Would you like a UCC faculty/staff member to visit your classroom for a presentation and/or a hands-on activity? If so, please fill out our speaker request form (let us know your school, the grade you teach, your topic of interest, and the date/time that works for you) and we will get back to you soon in order to coordinate a visit! Below is a list of faculty/staff available to visit your class.

Topic Presenter Topic Presenter
Accessibility Danielle Haskett Human Services Sandra Angeli-Gase
Anatomy & Physiology Shauna McNulty Library Science Jennifer Lantrip
Art Susan Rochester Music Jason Heald
Automotive Kevin Mathweg Math Stuart Kramer
Business Toni Clough Natural Science Ken Carloni
Computer Science/CIS John Blackwood & Vincent Yip Outdoor Recreation Vernon Nelson
Criminal Justice Rob Willbanks Paralegal Crystal Sullivan
Dental Assistant Tamara Loosli Psychology Georgann Willis
Engineering/Forestry Clay Baumgartner Science/Chemistry Joseph Villa & Sean Breslin
Fire Science Joel King Science/Geology Karen Carroll & Jason Aase
History Charles Young Science/Physics Mick Davis
Hospitality & Restaurant Mgmt Jay Ervin Spanish Nicholas Tratz
Humanities/Journalism Melinda Benton Theatre Arts Stephanie Newman
Humanities/Writing Jillanne Michell Welding John Blakely



Success Stories

Read about why UCC is the right place to study!

  • Hiring Great Employees Starts Before They're Hired

    Derek Simmons

    “Roseburg lawyer Derek Simmons shares his success in connection with the UCC Paralegal program.”

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  • Outstanding Student, Outstanding Opportunity

    Martie SS news 0717

    “I got hired before I even graduated.”

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  • 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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