Why Donors Make a Difference

In June 2017, more than 300 students participated in our graduation ceremonies. Students from all walks of life were in attendance—some young, some older, some alone, some carrying their infants across the stage—all smiling and proud of their accomplishments. Supportive friends, staff and faculty surrounded them during their moment of celebration, equally proud of their success.

Also in attendance and probably not as easily identified, were the dozens of donors who contributed to student scholarships. In 2016, our scholarship funds awarded over $600,000 to more than 200 students, with an average award of more than $1,600 was a contributing factor to student success.

For all our donors, rest assured that your funds went to students who received hope and encouragement from your gifts. Your support of education reduces the student financial burden and helps us all create a wiser, healthier and more enlightened community.

 Check out a video from the 2017 job fair!

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Over 50 employers connected with over 200 community members at CCC's Fall Job Fair. This is another way CCC provides #EducationThatWorks for the community.




 ELC Restoration Project

Click on the image above to check out some of the construction photos from the Environmental Learning Center (ELC).

Download the ELC's newletter here.

Thanks to a Metro Nature in Neighborhoods grant, community members and the College, the Environmental Learning Center has undergone a major restoration this summer and will continue this fall. During this time, the 5-acre site will be rebuilt into a regionally significant outdoor learning laboratory that will showcase innovations in stormwater management, landscape design and sustainable living practices.

Click here to contribute to the ELC Sustainability Endowment.

In Memoriam:  Robert Ervin

Robert “Bob” Ervin passed away July 27, 2017. Bob was the husband of long-time Board of Education member, Judy Ervin.  Bob and Judy have been huge supporters of Clackamas Community College and the Foundation in a number of ways in addition to Judy’s Board service.  Bob had a particular fondness for The Military Families Scholarship Endowment (MFSE) as he had an impressive Naval Career.  A memorial was held Friday, September 22, 2017 at Clackamas Community College in the Gregory Forum.

Donations can be made in Bob’s name to The Military Families Scholarship Endowment.


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