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Monday night was the first activation this winter for Egan Warming Centers in Eugene/ Springfield, as temperatures dropped below 30 degrees. KLCC checked in with Egan partner Lane Community College about the first activation at their site.

They Call Me Q is a one-woman play written by Qurrat Ann Kadwani, telling her story as a person born in India but growing up in the Bronx, seeking an identity balancing heritage with a desire for acceptance in her new culture. She will give a free performance of it in the Blue Door Theater at Lane Community on Monday, November 27th, with discussion and international food to follow. 

Lane Community College has established an artist-in-residence program, which has brought two interdisciplinary artists to the campus from elsewhere this fall. One artist is Hong Hong, born in China, now residing in Hartford Connecticut. 

The Sprout Film Festival presents films realistically portraying the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Locally, the 10th annual festival is presented by Full Access, which provides services and support to people with those disabilities. It will screen at Lane Community College’s main campus and Cottage Grove campus on Thursday, October 19th, at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on Friday, October 20th, and at the Broadway Metro Theater on Saturday, October 21st.  April Wick, Executive Director of Full Access, speaks with KLCC's Eric Alan. 

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Lane Community College in Eugene has joined the chorus of groups urging the Trump Administration to maintain DACA, or the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program.

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A Eugene architect involved in Lane Community College’s original design in the 1960s has died.  KLCC’s Brian Bull has this remembrance of Grant Seder.

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Starting tomorrow (July 12), Lane Community College will hold a three-day shooter response training course, as well as a drill on its main campus.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, a variety of law enforcement agencies will participate in the training coordinated between LCC and the FBI.  

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Eugene-area operators of unmanned aerial systems – or “drones” – can now learn FAA regulations for commercial ventures.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

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Dr. Dale Parnell was 88.

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The Lane Community College board met Wednesday evening to hear public comment on the administration’s proposed budget. One hundred forty-five people signed up to speak.


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Lane Community College is considering program cuts and a tuition increase to help cope with a more than 10 million dollar budget deficit. There’s a special board meeting Wednesday to hear from students, faculty and staff.

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Lane Community College faces a more than $10-million shortfall for the next school year. The administration presented budget-balancing recommendations to the Board of Education at its Wednesday meeting.

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Eugene residents are advised that a hazardous materials drill will be held tomorrow (Saturday 3/18) on its main campus off of 30th Avenue.  

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Two Oregon members of a U.S. Congressional Delegation will join forces this Saturday to “engage and inform” the public in the political process. Lane Community College will host the three major events.

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Oregon's higher ed campuses do a good job of integrating international students with each other. The schools have a harder time with a bigger goal: Creating a cultural exchange across the whole institution.

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Unmanned Aerial Systems – better known as drones – are swarming in popularity.  The Federal Aviation Administration expects drone sales to climb from 2.5 million in 2016, to seven million in 2020.  That’s a lot of drones in the air.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, some hope safety keeps pace with all of the enthusiasm.  

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The Lane Community College Board of Education Wednesday declared the Eugene college a sanctuary campus.

The Lane Community College Board of Education Wednesday announced it has hired Doctor Margaret Hamilton to be the 7th president of the college. She’ll fill the position Mary Spilde has held for nearly 16 years. 

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A Lane Community College instructor hopes the outcome of her Title IX lawsuit settlement will help improve safety on campus. The instructor sued after she says administrators failed to address her concerns about a male student who stalked her.

 

Classified staff at Lane Community College have accepted their contract and will not strike.

 

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There is valid controversy about spending on college athletics. There are unresolved problems with the monetization of big sports. Those issues aside, college athletics are entwined on campuses in multiple, positive ways.


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Lane Community College's classified staff and its administration have reached a tentative contract agreement. If approved by both sides, the union won't strike. But more tough talks are coming.

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Last year, the University of Oregon was widely criticized when it accessed the mental health records of an alleged rape victim who was suing the school. A recent grant will fund confidential legal counsel to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence on campus.

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A week before classes begin, contract talks between the Lane Community College board and the union representing its classified staff remain stalled. Their differences hinge on rising health insurance costs. Union members rallied at the board's September meeting Tuesday.


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More than a year after Governor Kate Brown signed it into effect, the state’s 17 community colleges are welcoming their first class of Oregon Promise through their doors.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

  Oregon Performance Lab is an incubator for artists developing live performance works in theater, dance and music. Artistic director Willow Norton and acclaimed Brooklyn playwright Crystal Skillman talk with Eric Alan about developing the play Rain and Zoe Save the World, which focuses on teenage activism in a time of growth and change. A workshop performance will be held in the Ragozzino Performance Hall at Lane Community College on Saturday, August 27th. 

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The Eugene City Council voted 5 to 3 Monday to use urban renewal funds for four downtown projects.

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UPDATE: The Eugene City Council got input Monday night from the public on projects for urban renewal funding. Dozens of people urged the council to prolong the district according to the Register Guard.

The Eugene City Council wants input on proposed projects for urban renewal district funding downtown. It’s holding a public hearing Monday.

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There’s a big push to transform downtown Eugene into an innovation district, where techies, artists, scientists and entrepreneurs can connect. One group hopes to turn a shuttered former department store into the next innovation hub. Supporters hope a public / private partnership can make it happen.

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Lane Community College has offered classes in a northwest tribal language for about 10 years. This week, the board of education considered cutting the program because of budget shortfalls. But, the board voted 5-1 this week to keep it.

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