STUDENTS & ALUMNI

Welcome students and alumni of Columbia Gorge Community College.

Whether you received a certificate or simply took classes towards a different goal, the education you received will help you make an impact on the communities where you live and work.

Our alumni make us proud. Our friends keep us strong, viable and capable to meet the demands of a modern workforce. Together, we create our future.

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Auction item 46: Bringing Your Ideas to Light Your Living Room

At Hampton Furniture they specialize in everyday furniture. To show their support for CGCC, they have donated this stunning lamp to brighten your living space. 

Measurements: 27" tall with a shade circumference of 16" and the lamp base circumference of 7". 

Locally owned and operated by Angie DesRochers who has been the owner of Hampton Furniture since 1967. She continues to enjoy the day-to-day business that she has been a part of for the last 54 years! 

Thank you Hampton Furniture & Mattress - www.hamptonfurniture.net

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Auction item 46: Bringing Your Ideas to Light Your Living Room

At Hampton Furniture they specialize in everyday furniture. To show their support for CGCC, they have donated this stunning lamp to brighten your living space.

Measurements: 27" tall with a shade circumference of 16" and the lamp base circumference of 7".

Locally owned and operated by Angie DesRochers who has been the owner of Hampton Furniture since 1967. She continues to enjoy the day-to-day business that she has been a part of for the last 54 years!

Thank you Hampton Furniture & Mattress - www.hamptonfurniture.net

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Established in the Columbia River Gorge in Hood River, Oregon in 1987, Big Winds is one of the largest windsurfing, kiteboarding and stand up paddleboarding product and accessory stores in the United States. 

We’re thankful that @bigwinds has generously donated to our Spring 2022 “College Bound” online auction (June 1-6). For all our Gorge windsurfers, kiteboarders, and SUP-ers, make sure to register for the auction so you don’t miss out on their donation!

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Established in the Columbia River Gorge in Hood River, Oregon in 1987, Big Winds is one of the largest windsurfing, kiteboarding and stand up paddleboarding product and accessory stores in the United States.

We’re thankful that @bigwinds has generously donated to our Spring 2022 “College Bound” online auction (June 1-6). For all our Gorge windsurfers, kiteboarders, and SUP-ers, make sure to register for the auction so you don’t miss out on their donation!

#CommunitycollegeCGCC #CGCCFoundation #ColumbiaGorgeCommunityCollegeFoundation #ColumbiaGorgeCommunitycollege #CGCCTheDallesCampus #wishram #ColumbiaGorge #HoodRiver #TheDalles #stevensonwashington #cascadelocksoregon #cascadelocks #carsonWashington #willardWashington #odellOregon #mosier #mosieroregon #lyleWashington #murdockWashington #northbonneville #northbonnevillewashington #dufuroregon #dufur #whitesalmon #whitesalmonwashington #bigwindswindsurfing #OregonGorge #bigwinds #TheDallesOregon #HoodRiverOregon
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An Early Childhood Education ECE degree can help prepare you for a rewarding career teaching children in the preschool age. 
CGCC has scholarships for the ECE program. Apply here: https://www.cgcc.edu/financial-aid/scholarships. #cgccproud

An Early Childhood Education ECE degree can help prepare you for a rewarding career teaching children in the preschool age.
CGCC has scholarships for the ECE program. Apply here: https://www.cgcc.edu/financial-aid/scholarships. #cgccproud
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Live Here | Learn Here 
Dorm life is among the top benefits college has to offer new students. Apply Here: https://www.cgcc.edu/housing #cgccproud

Live Here | Learn Here
Dorm life is among the top benefits college has to offer new students. Apply Here: https://www.cgcc.edu/housing #cgccproud
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4 days ago

CGCC Foundation
As a student enrolled in CGCC’s Electro-Mechanical Technology program, you'll have the opportunity to visit one of the wind farms in the gorge, like these students did. They climbed to the top of a windmill to see how it all works and for a glorious view!If you'd like to learn more about the EM-Tech program at CGCC, call student services at 541-506-6011, option 2.Read more about the program at www.cgcc.edu/em-tech-cert ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

CGCC Foundation
Thank you, Mid-Columbia Health Foundation and the ladies from the Women's Giving Circle, for your generous support. The CGCC Foundation’s Executive Director, Wendy Patton, stood proudly next to Tea Church, CGCC’s Resource Navigator, and Amanda Evans, MCH Foundation’s Executive Director, as she presented the CGCC Foundation with a $12,300 check. These funds are the 2022 membership dues that the Women's Giving Circle voted unanimously to donate to the CGCC Foundation to support the vital work Tea does to support CGCC students. With donations like this, Tea will have the resources to continue to break down barriers for students!www.facebook.com/MidColumbiaHealthFoundationwww.facebook.com/groups/390384829097217 ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

CGCC Foundation
This is what a day in the lab looks like for our CGCC EM-Tech students. Utilizing a wiring diagram to construct a PLC trainer board and wire inputs and outputs to an Allen-Bradley PLC. The Electro-Mechanical Technology (EM-Tech) program provides a solid foundation in automated electronic technologies, preparing students to work as technicians in a broad range of industries: wind, solar, hydropower, avionics manufacturing, food and beverage manufacturing, engineering, and others. If you are interested in a new career, contact Student Services at 554-506-6011, option 2. ... See MoreSee Less
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7 days ago

CGCC Foundation
Columbia Gorge Community College partners with Virtual Education Software, Inc. (VESi). VESi provides online continuing education courses to help K-12 educators develop professionally. Courses, created and taught by VESi instructors, are fully online. To register for continuing education units (CEUs) through VESi please contact CGCC Student Services at (541) 506-6000. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

CGCC Foundation
Today we welcomed back CGCC EM-Tech graduate Richard Valdez. Here he is speaking with students enrolled in the program about his new career as a wind turbine tech with Avangrid Renewables Bighorn wind farm. Richard is also featured in the NSF ATE Renewable Energy Center CREATE Alumni profile page at: createenergy.org/columbia-gorge-community-college-alumni-interview/ ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

CGCC Foundation
CGCC is seeking community members willing to volunteer approximately 3-5 hours serving on the College Budget Committee to review the college’s proposed Fiscal Year 2023-24 budget.CGCC is seeking community members willing to volunteer approximately 3-5 hours serving on the College Budget Committee to review the college’s proposed Fiscal Year 2023-24 budget. Commitment includes 1 to 2 virtual Zoom meetings tentatively scheduled April 25 and May 2 if needed.Applicants should send an email including their resume to abecerra@cgcc.edu. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

CGCC Foundation
CGCC is seeking community members willing to volunteer approximately 3-5 hours serving on the College Budget Committee to review the college’s proposed Fiscal Year 2023-24 budget. Commitment includes 1 to 2 virtual Zoom meetings tentatively scheduled April 25 and May 2 if needed.Applicants should send an email including their resume to abecerra@cgcc.edu. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

CGCC Foundation
Registration is open!Cannabis skills are in demand and the industry is creating thousands of exciting career opportunities. As the cannabis industry expands, the demand for skilled and credible professionals expands with it, yet a significant shortage of qualified professionals exists. Becoming an expert in this field means learning from the pioneers who are taking the industry into the mainstream. The programs offered through CGCC and Green Flower develop focused, in-depth knowledge for those interested in a career in cannabis. Now you can gain the job skills you need to succeed in this fast-evolving industry.Visit cgcc.cannabisstudiesonline.com for more information. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

CGCC Foundation
CGCC is recruiting for the following positions:• Education Pathways Administrative Assistant- part-time, temporary• Payroll and HR Manager• Adjunct Instructor pool• Career Coach/Cultural Liaison • Student Basic Needs Coordinator• Academic and Career Coordinator• SBDC Advisor/InstructorInformation for these positions can be found at www.cgcc.edu ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

CGCC Foundation
Winter term begins this coming Monday, January 9th, but there’s still time to register!To view the schedule, visit www.cgcc.edu/scheduleNeed help? Contact Student Services at studentservices@cgcc.edu, or (541) 506-6011, option 2.Looking for Community Education Classes? Visit www.cgcc.edu/CE Interested in Small Business Development Center Classes? Visit oregonsbdc.org, click on the “Classes” link in the top menu bar and then select “Columbia Gorge SBDC”. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

CGCC Foundation
CGCC’s Campus Store is having a sale! 50% off apparel and 20% off holiday items thru February 3rd, don’t miss out!The Campus Store is located on The Dalles Campus in Building 3. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

CGCC Foundation
Looking for fun, CGCC-branded stuff? Don't forget to check out the Campus Store! ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

CGCC Foundation
Winter term begins January 9th and classes fill up quickly, so don’t delay your registration!To view the schedule, visit www.cgcc.edu/scheduleNeed help? Contact Student Services at studentservices@cgcc.edu, or (541) 506-6011, option 2.Looking for Community Education Classes? Visit www.cgcc.edu/CE Interested in Small Business Development Center Classes? Visit oregonsbdc.org, click on the “Classes” link in the top menu bar and then select “Columbia Gorge SBDC”. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

CGCC Foundation
Take Your First Step to a career in Medical Assisting (MA)!Do you want a career in healthcare but don’t know where to start? CGCC's MA Program not only prepares you for a sustainable life-long career, but it is also a great starting point for many jobs in the medical field. Graduates have gone on to be Office Leads, Clinic Supervisors, Information Technology specialists, and even teachers, just to name a few.Earn your Medical Assistant certificate and be ready to sit for National Certification in 10 short months. Gain real-world experience through training and externships at local offices. Scholarship opportunities include tuition and hard costs; such as exam fees, scrubs, books, and more. Our program offers more classes online than ever so you can fit your education into your busy schedule. Start working on your prerequisites now to start class in the fall of 2023.For assistance, call Student Services at (541) 506-6011. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

CGCC Foundation
If you need help applying for limited entry programs, financial aid, scholarships, study skills, technology, or anything you can think of that will help you succeed in college, fill out the Assistance form on cgcc.edu/cove. CGCC's mentoring committee will match you with a staff or faculty member who will help you get what you need! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

CGCC Foundation
Winter term begins January 9th and classes fill up quickly, so don’t delay registrar!To view the schedule, visit www.cgcc.edu/scheduleNeed help? Contact Student Services at studentservices@cgcc.edu, or (541) 506-6011, option 2.Looking for Community Education Classes? Visit www.cgcc.edu/CE Interested in Small Business Development Center Classes? Visit oregonsbdc.org, click on the “Classes” link in the top menu bar and then select “Columbia Gorge SBDC”. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

CGCC Foundation
Wendy Patton, The CGCC Foundation’s ED, and members of CGCC’s leadership team attended the Mid-Columbia Health Foundation’s Festival of Trees last night.Two of the trees donated for the festival were “Merry Grinchmas” by the CGCC Residence Hall students and “Chippy… the tree?” by the CGCC construction technology students.The Dalles Civic Auditorium The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce Mid-Columbia Medical Center ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

CGCC Foundation
You Can Make a Difference!CGCC offers a one-term nursing assistant course. Upon completion of the course, you are eligible to take the certification exam from the Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) to be a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). CNAs are a very important part of the healthcare team, and they provide hands-on care and support that is essential to a client’s daily life. There are many employment opportunities for skilled Nursing Assistants. You will be qualified to work in hospitals, home health, home care, rehabilitation centers, assisted living, and adult family homes. Our experienced instructors and support staff provide you with the knowledge and help you need to become the best you can be! Be ready to start in the Spring of 2023.Scholarship opportunities include tuition and hard costs, such as exam fees, scrubs, books, and more. For assistance, call Student Services at (541) 506-6011. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

CGCC Foundation
CGCC has 2 more information sessions for prospective students and their families in December, 12/7 and 12/14.Attend an info session to find out more about the high quality programs and educational opportunities CGCC offers. Info sessions in The Dalles also include a campus tour!To sign up, go to www.cgcc.edu/Infosession ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

CGCC Foundation
New date set for our Fall Term Visiting Author, Omar El Akkad!• December 7th at 6pm• CGCC Lecture Hall, Building 2• The Dalles campus ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

CGCC Foundation
Take Your First Step to a career in Medical Assisting (MA)!Do you want a career in healthcare but don’t know where to start? CGCC's MA Program not only prepares you for a sustainable life-long career, but it is also a great starting point for many jobs in the medical field. Graduates have gone on to be Office Leads, Clinic Supervisors, Information Technology specialists, and even teachers, just to name a few.Earn your Medical Assistant certificate and be ready to sit for National Certification in 10 short months. Gain real-world experience through training and externships at local offices. Scholarship opportunities include tuition and hard costs; such as exam fees, scrubs, books, and more. Our program offers more classes online than ever so you can fit your education into your busy schedule. Start working on your prerequisites now to start class in the fall of 2023.For assistance, call Student Services at (541) 506-6011. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

CGCC Foundation
CGCC is recruiting for the following positions:• Community Education & Customized Training Coordinator• Academic & Career Coordinator• Student Success & Veteran Coordinator• Small Business Advisor/Instructor• Adjunct Instructor pool• Career Coach/Cultural Liaison• Marketing CoordinatorInformation for these positions can be found at www.cgcc.edu ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

CGCC Foundation
Tonight’s Visiting Authors reading has been canceled due to weather. We will follow up with more information on a rescheduled date soon. ... See MoreSee Less
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