Oregon Tech Behavior Analyst Faculty Appointed to National Association Board

Oregon Tech Behavior Analyst Faculty Appointed to National Association Board

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Dawn Bailey, Ph.D., associate professor of Applied Behavior Analysis at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” recently received an appointment to the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA) Board of Directors with her official term lasting until August 2022.

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‘It was their land first’

‘It was their land first’

Chiloquin High School senior Hannah Schroeder believes education on the true history of tribal nations is key to an ongoing healing process.

“Since time immemorial, our tribal nations have occupied and cared for this land that we call the state of Oregon, and it’s important now more than ever for indigenous people in the state and across Indian country to be recognized for the contribution to society,” she said during a speech Monday at a dedication ceremony to permanently display the flags of the nine federally recognized tribes of Oregon in the Learning Resource Center at Oregon Tech.

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Konica Minolta Healthcare and Oregon Tech Collaborate to Educate the Future Leaders of Medical Imaging Departments

Konica Minolta Healthcare and Oregon Tech Collaborate to Educate the Future Leaders of Medical Imaging Departments

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. and Oregon Technology announced a partnership to enhance the education of the next generation of radiology department leaders and technologists. Thanks to the partnership between Konica Minolta Healthcare, a leader in medical imaging systems, healthcare information technology and imaging data analytics, and Oregon Tech, a premier public polytechnic university, radiologic science students at Oregon Tech will experience hands-on, project-based learning on the latest advancements in X-ray imaging systems.

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Catering and Fire Starters topics of October IDEA Talk

Catering and Fire Starters topics of October IDEA Talk

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - The entrepreneurial story of Norm and Virginia Small, founders of Yummy’s Catering Cowboy Cuisine, will be told by Norm at the Oct. 16 IDEA Talk, 5:30 to 8 p.m., at MC’s on Main in downtown Klamath Falls.

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'Know Before U Go' College prep workshop, October 12

'Know Before U Go' College prep workshop, October 12

The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is sponsoring Know Before U Go, a FREE one-day session for American Indian and Alaska Native students from 9th-12th grade, parents and educators to learn about college preparation, scholarship opportunities and financial literacy.

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Second Chance Summit provides insight for welcoming former inmates into the workforce

Second Chance Summit provides insight for welcoming former inmates into the workforce

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Basin Second Chance Summit hosted at Klamath Community College last week was attended by more than 50 people interested in learning more about welcoming former inmates into the workforce.

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Solar-Powered air quality monitor installed at Oregon Tech

Solar-Powered air quality monitor installed at Oregon Tech

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - A fully solar-powered air monitoring station has been installed on the Oregon Institute of Technology's (Oregon Tech) Klamath Falls campus, complementing the work currently being done by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to monitor air quality in the Klamath Basin.

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OIT Professior works with IPC Education to promote engineering to middle and high school students

OIT Professior works with IPC Education to promote engineering to middle and high school students

Since early summer, Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” associate professor Kevin Pintong has been working with IPC Education Foundation to attract and engage STEM students in workshops nationwide using Project Owl. The IPC Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which works to prepare students for rewarding careers in the electronics industry by providing learning opportunities focused on electronics manufacturing and improving the perception of manufacturing as a stable and well-paid sector.

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Oregon Tech Adds Data Science Degree, Opening Up Pathway to the “Best Job in America”

Oregon Tech Adds Data Science Degree, Opening Up Pathway to the “Best Job in America”

Starting next year, Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” will launch a bachelor’s degree in Data Science, a program created to answer the quickly growing need for analysts of “big data,” and the first undergraduate program of its kind at a public university in Oregon. First announced in January, the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) recently approved the degree for fall 2020 enrollment at the university’s Klamath Falls campus.

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KCC to host Hay Klamath! Scholarship Round-up Aug. 24

KCC to host Hay Klamath! Scholarship Round-up Aug. 24

Klamath Falls, Ore. — Whether a city slicker or buckaroo, you’re in for a fun-filled evening of country Western comedy, dinner, and auctions at the Klamath Community College “Hay Klamath! KCC Scholarship Round-up.”

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OIT Names Joanna Mott as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

OIT Names Joanna Mott as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) welcomes Joanna Mott, Ph.D., as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs for the university after a national search. Dr. Mott leaves her position as dean and professor of Biological Sciences in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State).

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New outdoor art sculpture ‘flows’ at KCC

New outdoor art sculpture ‘flows’ at KCC

The installation, titled “The Flow of Education,” is located in front of the Work Skills Technology Center and is designed to function as an irrigation system that waters the land below it. The sculpture stands more than 20 feet tall and consists of seven pipes topped by shallow bowl-like dishes.

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Oregon Promise lifts financial limit

Oregon Promise lifts financial limit

Recent high school graduates and GED completers who applied for the Oregon Promise but did not qualify due to exceeding financial requirements will now receive the grant to attend community college in fall 2019.

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Southern Oregon colleges and universities work together on student success

Southern Oregon colleges and universities work together on student success

Ashland, Ore) — Collaboration to benefit the region’s students and economy is continuing this month as the new Southern Oregon Higher Education Consortium holds two separate meetings for academic and enrollment leaders.

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