Allen Alley and Student Entrepreneurs to present at outdoor June IDEA Talk

Allen Alley and Student Entrepreneurs to present at outdoor June IDEA Talk

Klamath IDEA (Inspire Development, Energize Acceleration) will host its final IDEA Talk of the season on Wednesday, June 19, 5:30 to 8 p.m., at Sugarman’s Corner.

This month’s IDEA Talk will feature Allen Alley, managing member of The Alley Group and president of Obsidian Opportunity Funds.

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KCC Dual credit aviation courses prepare high school students for flight

KCC Dual credit aviation courses prepare high school students for flight

ifteen-year-old Ceasar Rodriguez said it wasn’t until his family moved to Central Oregon that he contemplated whether flying could be in his future. Rodriguez moved with his family from San Jose, Calif., to Sisters about three years ago.

“We didn’t have [aviation] classes there,” he said. “When I was setting up my classes for ninth grade, one of the things I saw was intro to aviation. I thought that could be fun so I took it. It was one of the most fun classes I’ve taken since I’ve been here.”

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Registration is open for KCC Black Rocket summer camps

Registration is open for KCC Black Rocket summer camps

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Registration is open for five Klamath Community College Black Rocket summer camps that provide a platform for youth to launch their creativity in coding and design.

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Graduation Sensation honors the Class of 2019 [VIDEO]

Graduation Sensation honors the Class of 2019 [VIDEO]

450 Seniors from schools around the Klamath Basin marched down Main Street to an event in Veteran’s Park in celebration of their big accomplishment, graduating from high school.

In its fourth year, Graduation Sensation is the biggest annual event for the Klamath Promise, which awarded $40,000 in scholarships and prizes this year to 70 recipients.

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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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Special District Election Results, May 2019

Special District Election Results, May 2019

Just under 20% of eligible voters turned in ballots for the May 2019 Special District election. According to the Klamath County Clerks Office, 9119 ballots were cast in Klamath County. Some of the races included key positions in education, fire protection, parks, water services, cemeteries, transit, and 9-1-1. Two funding measures, one for Klamath District 911 and another for Merrill Rural Protection were also on the ballot.

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May IDEA Talk to Feature Student Innovators and Microelectronic Manufacturing CEO

May IDEA Talk to Feature Student Innovators and Microelectronic Manufacturing CEO

The May Klamath IDEA Talk will feature Jessica Gomez, founder and CEO of Rogue Valley Microdevices, Inc. in Medford, Ore. and two teams from Catalyze Klamath on Wednesday, May 22 at 5:30pm at MC’s on Main.

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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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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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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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KCC Board Approves Three New Associate Degrees

KCC Board Approves Three New Associate Degrees

The Klamath Community College board approved three new academic programs at a meeting Tuesday night. The board unanimously approved associate degrees for psychology, cybersecurity, and lab technician. Classes for the programs will start in fall 2019. Fall enrollment begins May 6.

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KCC Seeking Employers to Participate in March Job Fair

KCC Seeking Employers to Participate in March Job Fair

Employers offering employment in resort, manufacturing, construction, retail, health care, public service, and other industries are invited to attend a job fair next month at Klamath Community College.

The job fair is March 21, and will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the KCC Commons in Building 4. Vendors are invited to start setting up at 9 a.m.

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KCC Board of Education Approves Partnership Contract with Sheriff's Office

KCC Board of Education Approves Partnership Contract with Sheriff's Office

KLAMATH FALLS – Klamath Community College’s board of education voted Monday to approve a contract that establishes a foundation for KCC to work with the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office to open a sheriff substation at the KCC campus.

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Honing the Skills of Business

Honing the Skills of Business

Henley High School DECA members Andrew Wilcher and Dylan Huynh had 15 minutes to come up with a marketing plan that would increase book donations at the Perry Public Library.

“Our biggest restriction is we weren’t allowed to give money in return (for donations),” Wilcher said. “The underlying challenge is coming up with an incentive to get people to donate.” They came up with an extension of due dates and a competition – a system that publicly recognizes top donors.

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