Oregon Rep. Reschke to speak at 2019 KCC commencement ceremony

Oregon Rep. Reschke to speak at 2019 KCC commencement ceremony

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath Community College is pleased to announce that Oregon State Representative E. Werner Reschke will be the keynote speaker at the college’s 2019 commencement ceremony, which will take place on June 14, at 6 p.m. at the KCC campus.

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OIT Announces new Cybersecurity Degree starting Fall 2019

OIT Announces new Cybersecurity Degree starting Fall 2019

This coming fall marks the introduction of Oregon’s first Bachelor of Science degree in Cybersecurity, offered by Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech.” First announced in January, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) approved the degree for fall 2019 enrollment at both Klamath Falls and Portland-Metro campuses.

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Pacific Power President/CEO to be keynote speaker at OIT Commencement

Pacific Power President/CEO to be keynote speaker at OIT Commencement

On June 16, 2019, Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” will hold its 71st annual commencement ceremony in Klamath Falls at Oregon Tech’s John F. Moehl Stadium. President and CEO of Pacific Power, Stefan Bird, will deliver the keynote address, as nearly 800 students and their families celebrate graduation from the university.

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Oregon Tech Selects Connie Atchley of OSU as New Chief Information Officer

Oregon Tech Selects Connie Atchley of OSU as New Chief Information Officer

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” announced the selection of Connie Atchley as its new chief information officer (CIO) and associate vice president of Information Technology Services for the university after a national search. Atchley, who joins Oregon Tech from…

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Nontraditional Students at Oregon Tech Celebrate High Academic Honors at Annual Banquet

Nontraditional Students at Oregon Tech Celebrate High Academic Honors at Annual Banquet

Klamath Falls, Ore. -  A special event was held on May 9 to celebrate the academic success of nontraditional students involved in Oregon Institute of Technology's Tech Opportunities Program (TOP). President of the university, Nagi Naganathan, Ph.D., applauded the TOP students who each earned 3.3 GPA or higher in fall or winter term of this academic year. 

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Committing to their futures

Committing to their futures

One student plans to return to her hometown and teach kindergarten. Another wants be an orthopedic surgeon. Others plan careers as wildland firefighters, Air Force and commercial pilots, business leaders and high school teachers.

The 38 members of the Lost River Junior-Senior High School class of 2019 on Thursday celebrated their futures with the school’s third annual Signing Day, 37 pledged to 12 different colleges, and one plans to join the Coast Guard this fall.

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Catalyze crowns top teams, awards seed money

Catalyze crowns top teams, awards seed money

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Innovative, highly technical and eager student entrepreneurs at the Oregon Tech came together Thursday, April 25, to compete for seed money to turn their product ideas and prototypes into real businesses.

The competition is open to recent alumni and all students pursuing bachelor’s or master’s degrees in a number of different engineering, technology, health care or business programs at the public polytechnic university.

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Diploma to Degree: Jump into Business

Diploma to Degree: Jump into Business

Starting next fall, Klamath County high school students interested in business will be able to take dual high school and college credit courses and participate in an accelerated pathway to a college degree.

A memorandum of understanding for a new program, Diploma to Degree: Jump Into Business, was signed Wednesday by Oregon Tech President Dr. Nagi Naganathan, Klamath County School District Superintendent Glen Szymoniak, and Klamath Falls City Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul Hillyer.

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Newly dedicated Brian Leach Resource Center prepares next generation of civil engineers

Newly dedicated Brian Leach Resource Center prepares next generation of civil engineers

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Honoring an alumnus who became a mentor to many students, Oregon Institute of Technology, "Oregon Tech," announced the new Brian Leach Civil Engineering Design Resource Center within the newly remodeled Cornett Hall at the Klamath Falls campus. The Center is named for Brian Leach, Oregon Tech 1995 civil engineering graduate and dedicated alumnus.

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New university librarian, John Schoppert, joins Oregon Tech

New university librarian, John Schoppert, joins Oregon Tech

Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” announced this week the appointment of John Schoppert, as its new university librarian in Klamath Falls, beginning April 1, 2019. Schoppert comes to Oregon Tech from his former position as library director of Columbia Gorge Community College.

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KCC Now offering GED courses in Chiloquin

KCC Now offering GED courses in Chiloquin

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Lois’ house sits in the middle of her lot. The lot is shaped like a trapezoid. Except for the house and driveway, her lot is covered with grass. How many square feet of grass are on the lot?

“What is the first thing I am going to do?” asked Joseph Long, an instructor for the Klamath Center for Education and Training (K-CET) at Klamath Community College (KCC).

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KCC and Oregon Tech sign MOU to provide education incentive to students of Klamath County

KCC and Oregon Tech sign MOU to provide education incentive to students of Klamath County

Today the presidents of Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” and Klamath Community College, “KCC,” strengthened their institutions’ partnership by signing an agreement to promote college access, affordability, and bachelor’s degree completion for more students in Klamath County.

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Oregon Tech Professor Appointed to National Editorial Board for Civil Engineering Education and Practice

Oregon Tech Professor Appointed to National Editorial Board for Civil Engineering Education and Practice

Charles “C.J.” Riley, Ph.D., P.E., professor of civil engineering at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” was recently appointed to the editorial board of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice (JPI), a national journal for civil engineering education and practice.

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Softball Field Dedication Set for Saturday

Softball Field Dedication Set for Saturday

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Oregon Tech Athletics along with the Oregon Tech Foundation invite you to a special ceremony and official unveiling of the new John and Lois Stilwell Stadium this Saturday, March 23.

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KCC Seeking applicants for Residential Student Firefighter Program

KCC Seeking applicants for Residential Student Firefighter Program

KLAMATH FALLS – Klamath Community College is seeking applicants for an exciting educational opportunity that allows students live at a local firehouse and receive first-hand, real-world experience while pursuing an Associate of Applied Science at KCC.

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Phi Theta Kappa partnership with Oregon Tech expands transfer student access to bachelor's degree

Phi Theta Kappa partnership with Oregon Tech expands transfer student access to bachelor's degree

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Community college transfer students wanting to transition to an undergraduate institution are finding the way even more practical and cost-effective through a new partnership between Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” and Phi Theta Kappa honor society.

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STEM&M: A Path to the Future

STEM&M: A Path to the Future

Andrew Raebel had been planning to apply for Mazama’s STEM&M program since seventh grade, deciding it was the best way to meet his g oal of going to college.

“I’m not sure what I want to do,” he said, “but it’ll probably be something in the sciences.”

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Oregon Tech Recognizes Cascade Health Alliances' Commitment to the Klamath Basin

Oregon Tech Recognizes Cascade Health Alliances' Commitment to the Klamath Basin

Klamath Falls, OR — March 1st, 2019 Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) awarded a plaque of appreciation to Cascade Health Alliance (CHA) recognizing CHA’s dedication to the Klamath Basin community and their investment in children and families through support of the Oregon Tech Behavioral Improvement Group (BIG) Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Clinic.

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