Wednesday, September 22, 2021




Learn about ‘Business over Burgers’ at a college near you

Lincoln City and Newport's Chamber of Commerce have partnered with Oregon Coast Community College's Small Business Development Center for "Business over Burgers" starting this month.

OCCC to fill its beakers, thanks to Siletz fund

For colleges and universities of any size, raising funds to place modern, cutting-edge equipment inside science and chemistry laboratories can be, well, laborious.

Disaster preparedness class supports wildfire victims

Retired fire captain Jim Kusz will donate his teaching compensation to the Echo Mountain Fire Relief Fund and Oregon Coast Community College will follow suit, donating registration fees for Kusz's popular disaster preparedness class this February.

OCCC offers property manager course to support economy

With new apartment complexes coming on the scene throughout Lincoln County this year, and with the vacation rental market running just as hot as long-term rentals – not to mention the county’s thousands of hotel rooms – there’s never been a greater need in Lincoln County for trained and licensed real estate property managers.

Lincoln City approves scholarships for business workshops

With Lincoln County holding the ignominious title of “highest unemployment rate” in Oregon for much of the Pandemic, and with two of the hardest-hit business sectors – dining and lodging – being so prevalent in the Lincoln City economy, it is well past time for at least a glimmer of good news for Lincoln City businesses.

State sends $320,000 to Oregon Coast Community College

Lincoln County received some good news Tuesday with a decision by the legislative Emergency Board to send Oregon Coast Community College $320,000.

OCCC fall term starts; announces numerous improvements

A new academic year is beginning at Oregon Coast Community College, and it promises to be an eventful one with fresh pizza, a new newspaper and "growing its own" teachers.

LCSD, OCCC boards gather for joint work session

The public is invited to attend Oregon Coast Community College Board of Education and Lincoln County School District’s Board of Directors joint work session Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Teaching and Learning Center in Newport.

OCCC, LCSD partnership provides dual-credit offerings

Local students can earn college credit while still in high school once again as Oregon Coast Community College (OCCC) and Lincoln County School District are partnering to provide students with easy access to some fundamental courses, with credits they can transfer to four-year universities or community colleges upon graduating high school.

Oregon Coast Community College students receive senatorial sendoff

On Friday, June 14, Oregon Coast Community College celebrated its 31st annual commencement with United States Senator Jeff Merkley delivering the address to a packed house at the Newport Performing Arts Center.

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