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CCC Hosts Head Start STARS Holiday Giving Tree

The Associated Student Government (ASG) of Clatsop Community College will host a giving tree for the Head Start STARS — 108 children, ages 3-5 years, who need your help to brighten their holiday season, and invites the community to participate. The giving tree will be located in the CCC Welcome Center in Columbia Hall, 1651 Lexington Avenue, Astoria. The Welcome Center is open from 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday.

tree with decorated stars

Songs for the Season Concert Features Local Performers

The Clatsop Community College Foundation presents its annual donor appreciation concert – Songs for the Season, Sunday, November 23, at 3:30pm in the CCC Performing Arts Center, 16th & Franklin, Astoria. Doors open at 3:00pm. The concert is open to the public and tickets are available at the door for $15; children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.

Two Vacancies Open on CCC Board of Directors

CCC Board Chair Rosemary Baker-Monaghan announced the resignations of two board members at the November 12, 2014 meeting of the Board of Directors, and the Board voted to declare two vacancies.

Frank Satterwhite, elected from Zone 2, submitted his resignation from the Board to take effect on November 12, 2014. Satterwhite is withdrawing from the Board after 16 years of service.

Larry McKinley, recently appointed to represent Zone 3, also submitted his resignation to take effect immediately. McKinley has moved to take up a new position outside of the CCC District.

Lit Meets Fine Art at Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery in "Winter Coat” Exhibition

The exhibition Winter Coat will open at the Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery with a reception on Thursday, November 13 from 6:00 – 8:00p.m. The show continues through January 15, 2015. The gallery reception and exhibit are free and open to the public. The CCC Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on weekends and holidays by appointment.

Honoring Veterans Ceremony at CCC

image of US flagClatsop Community College will conduct a ceremony honoring Veterans on Wednesday, November 12, 12:00pm – 1:00pm in the Towler Hall 3rd floor atrium, 1660 Lexington Avenue, Astoria.

The theme for this year’s event is Celebrating Women in Military Service.

Scholarship Opportunity Open to CCC Students and Recent Graduates – Apply Now!

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is now accepting applications for community college students and/or recent graduates who plan to attend a four-year university in Fall 2015.  Eligibility is limited to Clatsop Community College students with sophomore standing and who are graduating by Summer of 2015 or who have graduated since Spring of 2010.  Applicants must also meet a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and plan to attend a four year college in Fall 2015.

Local Veteran’s Support Program Garners Recognition

A unique local partnership, including the Oregon Employment Department Region 1 (Clatsop, Columbia and Tillamook counties) Veteran’s Program, Clatsop Community College and U.S. Coast Guard-Sector Columbia River, lead to the creation of a Transitional Assistance Program (TAP) to serve military members who will soon join the civilian ranks and to award college credit for this educational program. Clatsop Community College became the first college in the nation to award transferable credit for completion of the TAP curriculum.


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