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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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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Oregon Tech Instructor Appointed First Community Dental Health Coordinator

Oregon Tech Instructor Appointed First Community Dental Health Coordinator

Dora Luz Sandoval, part-time clinical instructor at the Oregon Tech Dental Hygiene school at Chemeketa Community College, is the first and only certified Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC) in Oregon.

A collaboration between the Washington County Access to Care Committee, Washington County and Oregon Oral Health Coalition, the Dental Access Coordinator role is being piloted with Pacific University Dental Outreach Van and the Providence Promotores Program.

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Oregon Tech Respiratory Director Appointed to State Licensing Board

Oregon Tech Respiratory Director Appointed to State Licensing Board

Sarah Woodman, program director of respiratory care at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” recently received appointment to the Respiratory Therapist and Polysomnographic Technologist Licensing Board for the State of Oregon, with her official term having begun December 2018. Woodman joins colleague James “Jim” Hulse, who serves as vice chair on the Board.

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Oregon Tech Student Appointed to Board Representative of Society for Vascular Ultrasound

Oregon Tech Student Appointed to Board Representative of Society for Vascular Ultrasound

Emily Coelho, a senior studying vascular technology at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” recently received appointment as student board representative to the Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU).

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Oregon Tech Board of Trustees Approve New Program in Cybersecurity

Oregon Tech Board of Trustees Approve New Program in Cybersecurity

WILSONVILLE, Ore. – The Oregon Institute of Technology (“Oregon Tech”) Board of Trustees met Jan. 24 at the university’s Portland-Metro campus in Wilsonville and virtually. Among the areas of discussion and action, Trustees approved board appointments including a new vice chair, and a new bachelor’s degree program in cybersecurity; and heard updates on other programs and services at Oregon Tech.

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Rippey Family Foundation Gifts Propel Oregon Tech to New Heights

Rippey Family Foundation Gifts Propel Oregon Tech to New Heights

Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” is proud to announce a generous gift from the James and Shirley Rippey Family Foundation, in support of student scholarships and civil engineering equipment upgrades. This gift will help toward several priority initiatives for the university; enhancing state-of-the-art facilities and providing unique learning opportunities, while increasing the university’s ability to recruit students and provide broader access to educational opportunities.

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Oregon Tech Earns 2019-2020 Military Friendly School Designation

Oregon Tech Earns 2019-2020 Military Friendly School Designation

Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” has earned the 2019-2020 Military Friendly® School designation.

Institutions earning the Military Friendly School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. In its 10th year, the Military Friendly school list is a standard for which higher education institutions provide the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses. This year only 766 schools earned the designation.

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Oregon Tech & Klamath Union Present Partnership at National Conference

Oregon Tech & Klamath Union Present Partnership at National Conference

The Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” and Klamath Union High School (KU) Liberal Arts and Math & Science Academies were in the spotlight in November as leaders from the two schools presented at a national conference in San Antonio, Texas.

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Cascade Health Alliance Invests in Children with Expansion Grant to Oregon Tech Behavior Improvement Clinic

Cascade Health Alliance Invests in Children with Expansion Grant to Oregon Tech Behavior Improvement Clinic

Oregon Institute of Technology, has announced a generous community investment of $150,000 from Cascade Health Alliance (CHA), for the critical expansion of Oregon Tech’s Behavior Improvement Group Applied Behavior Analysis (BIG ABA) clinic. Focusing primarily on the treatment of children with autism or pervasive developmental disorder diagnosis, the Oregon Tech BIG ABA clinic began serving…

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Oregon Tech-OHSU Program Graduates 48 Practitioners from State’s Only Medical Lab Science Degree this Saturday

Oregon Tech-OHSU Program Graduates 48 Practitioners from State’s Only Medical Lab Science Degree this Saturday

WILSONVILLE, Ore. – This Saturday, 48 new Medical Lab Science graduates will enter the region’s workforce after graduating from a rigorous bachelor’s degree program at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” and OHSU. The MLS program has a stunning job placement rate of nearly 100 percent within three to six months of graduation. Approximately half of the graduates have jobs at graduation; many are offered immediate positions from their externship sites.

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Southern Oregon's Four Higher Ed Institutions Announce Consortium

Southern Oregon's Four Higher Ed Institutions Announce Consortium

The presidents of four public colleges and universities in southern Oregon joined forces today to create the Southern Oregon Higher Education Consortium – an alliance aimed at streamlining students’ educational pathways and addressing the region’s specific workforce needs.

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Oregon Tech Launches “Campaign for the Future” with $3.37M Raised Toward $4M Goal

Oregon Tech Launches “Campaign for the Future” with $3.37M Raised Toward $4M Goal

The Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” has launched the Foundational Campaign for the Future to raise $4 million, allowing the university to create strategic investments in projects, programs and people.

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