Restrictions on Political Campaigning by Public Employees

As we officially kick off election season this week with the Oregon Primary, it’s a good time to revisit ORS 260.432, Restrictions on Political Campaigning by Public Employees. This statute states that a public employee* may not, while on the job during working hours, promote or oppose election petitions, candidates, political committees or ballot measures. Additionally, no person—including elected officials—may require a public employee to...

2024 Commencement: The Big Day!

Greetings, fellow Ospreys! We are one month away from the Big Day: Commencement 2024! DATE: Saturday, June 15, 2024TIME: 10 a.m.PLACE: RWC Rogue Bowl (it’s the debut event post-improvements!)HIGHLIGHT: RCC music students Caleb Williams and Kailyn Kortie will sing the Star-Spangled Banner a cappella to get us started!STAFFING: All employees, please work with your supervisor regarding your schedule for this week. Sign-up opportunities for roles...

Purchasing Year End and Migration to Jenzabar

The end of the 2023/24 fiscal year is just around the corner, and so is our go-live with Jenzabar! To ensure continuity of operations during the cutover from RogueNet to Jenzabar, the Business Office and Contract & Procurement Office need your help. End of Fiscal Year 23/24 (July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024) Help us prepare for the final data cutover by checking the...

DOE Changes Stretch Beyond New FAFSA

While many at RCC are familiar with the new 24/25 FAFSA, the changes for financial aid recipients don’t end there. Another notable change will affect Federal Pell Grant (Pell) recipients beginning summer term 2024. Traditionally, Pell awards were based on an “enrollment level” — full-time, three-quarter time, half-time and less than half-time. Beginning this summer term, Pell awards for students who are not full-time (12+...

IPM Application of Herbicides on Designated Flower Beds

There will be herbicide treatments on designated flower beds at the Redwood and Table Rock campuses through Dec. 31, 2024. The grounds crew will perform the following herbicide treatment as needed Thursday through Sunday (weather permitting) between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Area: Designated flower beds. The grounds crew will be marking out the areas with approved warning signs. Problem: Weeds compete with desired plants...

Promoting Affordability: RCC’s Commitment to Accessible Course Materials

RCC is committed to improving accessibility by promoting the affordability of course materials. In addition to developing a Textbook Affordability Plan, our Textbook Affordability Group (TAG) is actively discussing and implementing steps to support and promote efforts to reduce costs for students by utilizing no-cost or low-cost materials, including OER textbooks. Faculty have played a crucial role in improving affordability by incorporating these course materials,...

Faculty: Textbook Affordability Opportunities

RCC is dedicated to enhancing accessibility by promoting affordability of course materials. Please explore these opportunities to learn more about utilizing Open Educational Resources as an alternative to traditional textbooks. Be sure to check the Rogue Report regularly for updates on new opportunities. Upcoming professional development hosted by Open Oregon Educational Resources: Other ways to get involved: If you have questions, call Laura Haga at...

CCRC Seeks Faculty to Participate in Study

The Community College Research Center (CCRC) is looking for faculty who are interested in participating in a research study. Participants will learn effective ways to teach with technology and earn up to $550 in incentives. From CCRC: Would you like to learn how to use technology to create more active and engaging learning for your students? Instructors at Rogue Community College have an exciting opportunity...