Press Releases

Clatsop Community College Maritime Program Poised to Become Domestic Maritime Center of Excellence

ASTORIA, OR – Clatsop Community College is a step closer to having the unique opportunity to be federally-designated as a Domestic Maritime Center of Excellence. President Donald J. Trump signed into law the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  The NDAA includes language from the Domestic Maritime Centers of Excellence Act, authorizing community and technical college maritime workforce “centers of excellence.”  The Domestic Maritime Centers of Excellence Act was co-sponsored by Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR).

Ales & Ideas presents "Marine Studies: Creating New Opportunities for Students and Coastal Communities" with OSU’s Jack Barth PhD

Clatsop Community College and the Fort George Brewery are pleased to announce the December event for the 2017-18 first Thursday Ales & Ideas lectures.  On Thursday, December 7th, CCC is pleased to welcome Jack Barth, Executive Director of the Oregon State University’s Marine Studies Initiative.  Doors open with food and beverage service at 6pm. Seasonal beers on tap, food and other beverages are available for purchase, but no purchase is required. Minors are welcome. The Fort George Lovell Showroom is located at 14th and Duane St. in Astoria.

Community Invited to CCC Student Led Sports Festival for Charity

Join Clatsop Community College’s Leadership Class students at the new Patriot Hall on campus for a charity drive and a week of intramural athletics! The festivities kick off on Tuesday, November 28 and continue to December 1, with activities each evening from 6-8pm. All activities are open to the public, ages 16 and up (parental guardians must sign liability form for participants 16-17 years old).

Campus Closed Monday, November 13 Due to Power Outage

All CCC campuses are closed for the remainder of Monday, November13, due to a power outage. Regular hours are expected to resume tomorrow.

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CMH Gives Support for CCC Nursing Program

ASTORIA, Ore.—A strong relationship between Clatsop Community College (CCC) and Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is vital to creating high paying jobs in Clatsop County.

For six of the past seven years, CMH has donated money to support the Nursing Program. On Nov. 8, 2017, hospital CEO Erik Thorsen and Vice President of Patient Care Services Trece Gurrad, RN, presented the Clatsop Community College Foundation with a $50,000 donation.

Rosemary Baker-Monaghan Wins Highest State Honor for Community College Trustees

Rosemary Baker-Monaghan, who has served on the Clatsop Community College Board of Directors since 2000, has been named the 2017 Howard Cherry Awards Outstanding Board Member by the Oregon Community College Association.

Clatsop Community College Rededicates Patriot Hall with Homage to 1921 Dedication on Veterans Day

On Saturday, November 11, 2017, Clatsop Community College will pay respect to our veterans with a Veterans Day ceremony and rededication of Patriot Hall to those that have served our country. The original dedication of the building in 1921 took place on Armistice Day with a plaque ceremony dedicating the building to the “Clatsop County soldiers of all wars”. The rededication will reflect matching elements from the original dedication including musical numbers and readings.


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