Press Releases

RAIN Magazine 2017 Reading and Reception

Clatsop Community College invites the community to celebrate the release of the 2017 edition of RAIN Magazine at a free public reading and reception, Wednesday, June 14 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Royal Nebeker Art Gallery at the Art Center on CCC’s Lexington campus. This will be the magazine’s 48th Edition.

The CCC Art Center is at 1799 Lexington Avenue in Astoria, Oregon. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for an author meet-and-greet and reading signup before the program begins.

Teena Toyas Named OACA Official of the Year

The Oregon Athletic Coaches Association (OACA) named Teena Toyas, Clatsop Community College Physical Education Instructor and longtime sports official, a 2017 Official of the Year. The organization names two outstanding officials each year and awarded Toyas the honor on Saturday, May 20th at the Coach of the Year Banquet in Eugene, Oregon. The OACA select from nominees that exemplify the highest standards of sportsmanship, ethical conduct and moral character and carry the endorsement of the Oregon Athletic Officials Association.

CCC ROV Team Qualifies for International Competition

The Clatsop Community College Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) team will be heading to Long Beach, California in June to participate in the 2017 MATE international Remotely Operated Vehicle competition. CCC physics instructor, Pat Keefe, advises the student team made up of Sam Daire, Jennifer Jordan, Georges Oates Larsen, Sean Sullivan, and Haley Werst.

Fort George Brewery Co-Owner, Chris Nemlowill, to Address CCC Graduates

Clatsop Community College is proud to announce that Chris Nemlowill, co-owner of Fort George Brewery, will address graduates at the 2017 commencement ceremony Friday, June 16, at 7 p.m. in Patriot Hall at the CCC campus in Astoria.

“I’ve been asking a lot of people if they remember who spoke at their graduation, and not many do. I hope to give the graduates something they will enjoy and maybe even remember,” stated Nemlowill.

Clatsop Community College Announces 2017 Outstanding Student Scholars

Clatsop Community College is proud to announce the Outstanding Student Scholars for 2017, Haley Werst of Astoria, OR and Chris Patenaude of Astoria, OR. Faculty and staff nominate students whom they believe are most outstanding in terms of excellence in the classroom, general intellectual curiosity, service to the college and their community, and the ability to share their talents with others.

CCC Offers Summer GED Classes

Clatsop Community College is holding a GED Orientation on Friday, May 26, from 10:00AM-1:00PM at the Lexington Campus in Astoria in Columbia Hall, Room 114. GED classes are open to students age 16 and older who wish to earn a high school credential. 

 If you are under 18, you must provide a “Release from Compulsory Education” form from your high school before attending classes or taking the GED Tests. GED classes are offered in English or Spanish, and Clatsop Community College also offers ESL classes and tutoring for students.

Patriot Hall Completion Date Goal Set for Graduation

The message was strong with determination at the May 9th CCC Board of Directors meeting from Patriot Hall Project Manager, Greg Dorcheus, “We intend to graduate in Patriot Hall.”


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