patrick bailey, and EMS RCC success story poses in front of a fire truck

EMS Graduates Get Jobs

Patrick Bailey Patrick Bailey is the youngest firefighter ever hired by Jackson County Fire District 3. At 21 years old, he has seen more action than most people three times his age—and he loves his job. “Raft rescues, rope rescues, vehicle extrications, structure fires, and even delivering babies—I could be a part of these on any day I go into work,” Patrick says. “How could...
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avista program success stories of student entrepreneurs

Avista, A Hands-on Program with Unlimited Futures

What can the Avista Center for Entrepreneurship do for your business dreams? Here are three graduates and their businesses. Kimberly R. Chaplin—Creative Insurance Options After 26 years working at all different levels of the financial and insurance industry with frequent travel, Kimberly decided to stay local and spend more time with her family.  With the help of the Avista Center for Entrepreneurship she planned, developed,...
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Oregon Community College Association

RCC names 2014 All Oregon Academic Team Scholars

Nikolas Alexander and Vanessa Stangil are this years’ Rogue Community College recipients of the 2014 All Oregon Academic Team Scholars. Both students will be honored with a trip to Salem in April with other All Oregon Academic Team Scholars, meet Governor John Kitzhaber, and be presented with a medallion recognizing their achievement. All Oregon Academic Team Scholars also receive an Oregon transfer scholarship of at...
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