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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Miles to be Inducted in College Basketball Hall of Fame This Weekend

Miles to be Inducted in College Basketball Hall of Fame This Weekend

LA GRANDE, Ore. – The 2018 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Celebration, presented by Nike, will take place on Sunday, Nov. 18 in Kansas City. Among the Inductees will be former Oregon Tech head coach Danny Miles.

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Quantum Innovations Announced as November IDEA Talk Speaker

Quantum Innovations Announced as November IDEA Talk Speaker

The Klamath IDEA (Inspire Development, Energize Acceleration) will host an IDEA Talk on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at MC’s on Main.

This month’s Big IDEA feature is Norm Kester, founder of the of the Central Point, Ore., ophthalmic coatings company Quantum Innovations.

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Basin Volunteer Ambulance Service Donates Ambulance to KCC

Basin Volunteer Ambulance Service Donates Ambulance to KCC

KLAMATH FALLS – Students enrolled in Klamath Community College’s emergency medical programs will learn firsthand how to treat patients in a moving vehicle thanks to an ambulance that was generously donated by Basin Volunteer Ambulance Service (BVAS).

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Secretary Wilson Meets with Community Leaders [VIDEO]

Secretary Wilson Meets with Community Leaders [VIDEO]

Klamath Falls, Ore - Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson was in town over the weekend as an invited guest of Congressman Greg Walden. On her visit to Klamath Falls, Secretary Wilson was able to: tour Kingsley Field, fly in an F-15 Eagle (piloted by base commander Col. Jeff Smith,) and meet with local dignitaries to discuss issues involving the Klamath Basin & Kingsley Field.

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OIT Increases On-Campus and First-Time Freshman Enrollment

OIT Increases On-Campus and First-Time Freshman Enrollment

First-time undergraduate enrollment at the Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” for fall 2018 grew 9 percent in new freshmen over fall 2017, and both of its campuses in Klamath Falls and Portland-Metro also grew since last year. Enrollment of students continuing their education at Oregon Tech remained stable, verifying the positive impact of Oregon Tech’s expanded retention efforts.

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KCC to Host Elementary Education Open House

KCC to Host Elementary Education Open House

KLAMATH FALLS – Community members in Klamath Falls and surrounding areas are invited to attend a joint open house hosted Klamath Community College and Southern Oregon University to learn how to become a licensed teacher without leaving Klamath Falls.

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Oregon Tech Awards Geothermal Expert Dr. John Lund with Inaugural Ambassador Award

Oregon Tech Awards Geothermal Expert Dr. John Lund with Inaugural Ambassador Award

Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” began a new tradition as it awarded the first-ever Oregon Tech Ambassador Award to former faculty member, John Lund, Ph.D. Dr. Lund was not only applauded for the length of his tenure, but for his continued engagement and ambassadorship, even after retirement from Oregon Tech. In recognition of his continued dedication and perennial ambassadorship for the university, the award was presented to Dr. Lund at an annual length of service event held by the university Oct. 18.

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Social Mobility Index Ranking Highlights Oregon Tech’s Commitment to Placing Graduates in High Paying Careers

Social Mobility Index Ranking Highlights Oregon Tech’s Commitment to Placing Graduates in High Paying Careers

Gaining momentum in the race of college ranking value systems, Social Mobility is a rising trend for providing prospective students with a tool to better evaluate higher education institutions by. In a study published Oct. 22 by CollegeNET, Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” is listed as the top social mobility school in Oregon.

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Oregon Tech Announces Fifth Annual Catalyze Klamath Falls Challenge

Oregon Tech Announces Fifth Annual Catalyze Klamath Falls Challenge

Oregon Tech’s Catalyze Klamath Falls Challenge has been a huge success for student competitors and the Klamath community. Over the past four years, 23 student/alumni teams have competed for over $50,000 in prize money and services. The 2017-18 event was made possible through generous sponsorship and donations from AVISTA, Business Oregon, Gaucho Collective, City of Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Klamath County Economic Development Association (KCEDA), Oregon Small Business Development Center and the Wendt Family Foundation.

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Water Science Scholarship Helps Students Learn About Local Issues

Water Science Scholarship Helps Students Learn About Local Issues

Students at Klamath Community College are learning more about local water issues thanks to a scholarship provided by a local producer.

Ryan Kliewer, a farmer from R&L Hay & Grain, sponsored the merit-based scholarship, which is disbursed to students enrolled in the college’s water resource science course. The scholarship covers the cost of the course’s lab component.

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Oregon Tech Partners to Develop Renewable Energy Workforce

Oregon Tech Partners to Develop Renewable Energy Workforce

Cypress Creek Renewables announced today the launch of a partnership with Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) to strengthen Oregon’s energy workforce and grow the state’s clean energy economy. The partnership will support the state’s thriving solar industry and encourage development of a high-tech workforce in rural communities.

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Oregon Tech Basketball Announce Season Tickets Sales Now Open, Along with New Lower Prices

Oregon Tech Basketball Announce Season Tickets Sales Now Open, Along with New Lower Prices

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - It's never been a more exciting time to be an Oregon Tech basketball season ticket holder. Less than 30 days away from the 2018-19 college basketball tip-off, fans can claim their seats for highly anticipated men's and women's basketball seasons as both teams look to return to the NAIA National Tournament. 

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KCC to Host Phase II Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

KCC to Host Phase II Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

KLAMATH FALLS — Klamath Community College invites you to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of KCC’s Phase II, a $15.7 million project funded through grants and donations.

Students, their families, and members of the public are welcome.

The event is Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 4 p.m. on the lawn south of Founders Hall. Sky Lakes Medical Center CEO Paul Stewart will be the event’s keynote speaker. Stewart was named the Oregon Business & Industries Statesman of the Year in 2017.

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Oregon Tech Opens Applied Behavior Analysis Clinic

Oregon Tech Opens Applied Behavior Analysis Clinic

The mission of the BIG ABA clinic is to provide high quality training and supervision for Oregon Tech students in the practice of applied behavior analysis.

As college students head back to the classroom, Oregon Institute of Technology’s behavior analyst-students are heading into southern Oregon’s communities. Oregon Tech is proud to announce the official opening of the Behavior Improvement Group Applied Behavior Analysis (BIG ABA) clinic in Klamath Falls October 29.

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KCC and KCSO Partner to Establish On-Campus Substation

KCC and KCSO Partner to Establish On-Campus Substation

KLAMATH FALLS – Klamath Community College and Klamath County Sheriff’s Office announced at a KCC board of education meeting Tuesday [9/25/18] that the two organizations are moving forward with plans to open a sheriff substation at the KCC campus.

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