Press Releases

CCC Upward Bound Summer Academy Kick Off

Clatsop Community College kicked off its 26th Annual Upward Bound Summer Academy (UBSA) on Monday, June 18, 2018. The academy continues through July 26th. Classes and project groups are conducted Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This federally funded educational outreach program motivates and supports high school students in preparing for college.  The US Department of Education provides $313,123 annually for the Upward Bound program at Clatsop Community College. Upward Bound serves 73 area high school students from Astoria, Seaside and Warrenton.

Historic Preservation and Restoration Receive Money Gift from Lower Columbia Preservation Society

The Lower Columbia Preservation Society presented at check for $18,000 to the Clatsop Community College Foundation today to be used toward the development of a shop facility on the Lexington campus for the Historic Preservation and Restoration Program.


RAIN Magazine 2018 Reading and Reception

Clatsop Community College invites the community to celebrate the release of the 2018 edition of RAIN Magazine at a free public reading and reception, Friday, June 8 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Towler Hall Commons (3rd floor) on CCC’s main campus. This will be the magazine’s 49th Edition.

CCC Foundation Raises Scholarship Funds at Arts & Experiences Auction And Dinner

Thank you to the many generous sponsors, donors, guests, and volunteers who helped the Clatsop Community College Foundation raise over $126,000 at its annual Arts & Experiences Auction & Dinner on Saturday, May 5.

Approximately 230 patrons joined the festivities in CCC’s Patriot Hall to raise money to support student scholarships and departmental equipment needs.

GED Graduation Celebrates Successes

Clatsop Community College’s 2018 GED Graduation will honor 43 students at a ceremony on Wednesday, June 6th at 5:00p.m. in the Columbia Hall Community Room (Columbia 219), 1651 Lexington Avenue, Astoria. The ceremony recognizes students who passed the GED® exam and earned a high school equivalent credential during the past year. The featured speaker at this year’s ceremony will be Edward Gutierrez, a Communication Specialist from Portland and a former GED graduate.

Bandit Burrow Student Lounge is Now Open

The new student lounge on the Lexington campus is now open for student use. Through donations and a small budget, Student Government and the Student Services Office at CCC were able to gather furniture and items to create a welcoming environment for students to use for study, play, or socializing. The student lounge has been named the Bandit Burrow and is located in the Services Building next to Columbia Hall. Students can use the space from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday this spring term and hours will be evaluated for summer and fall to meet the needs of the students.


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