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Bats: Wonders of the Night

Bats: Wonders of the Night!

With Halloween coming up, bats become a common spooky theme. What you might not have known is that some bat colonies will eat up over 100 tons of insects in a single night! And, actually, some bats are pretty darn cute! 

RCC's HOLA Program Helps Latino Students Ease Into College

“In HOLA, every September, entering freshmen get to research classes, certificate programs and scholarship plans and figure out the kind of jobs and income they want, so they do the right courses,” Sakraida said, “without wasting time and money.”

Article on mailtribune.com: http://bit.ly/1tWRFOw 
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RCC's Workforce Training Impresses Site Selection Professionals

Earlier this month a team of site-selection professionals converged on Jackson and Josephine counties at the behest of Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc.

The region’s ability to quickly respond to workforce training needs left a positive impression on Tim Feemster of Foremost Quality Logistics in Dallas.

After hearing how Rogue Community College was able to quickly put together a weekend training program to help a local manufacturer begin production on a $2 million order, he noted speed is currency.

"The ability for you to put a program together in three days, and actually train them is a story you have to tell everybody that comes here," said Feemster, who works with two college boards in Texas, adding it typically takes months and semesters to implement changes on college campuses.

Article on mailtribune.com: http://bit.ly/YMasze

Constitution Day!
Learn more about the U.S. Constitution with educational links and instructional videos.
Pursuant to legislation passed by Congress, educational institutions receiving federal funding are required to hold an educational program pertaining to the United States Constitution on September 17 of each year (in the event that September 17 falls on a weekend or holiday, schools must schedule a program immediately before or after that date).More on roguecc.edu: http://bit.ly/Z7sZG5
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Constitution Day!

Learn more about the U.S. Constitution with educational links and instructional videos.

Pursuant to legislation passed by Congress, educational institutions receiving federal funding are required to hold an educational program pertaining to the United States Constitution on September 17 of each year (in the event that September 17 falls on a weekend or holiday, schools must schedule a program immediately before or after that date).

More on roguecc.edu: http://bit.ly/Z7sZG5

Oregon Businesses On Inc. 5000 Fastest-growing U.S. Company List

Sixty-one Oregon companies landed on an annual list of the fastest-growing companies nationwide, including one business that placed among the top 10.

Find out which companies came out on top at oregonlive.com: http://bit.ly/1nxkv0H

Music Training May Lead to Faster Speech Processing

Elementary students who participated in a music enrichment program for two years showed improvement in their ability to process speech sounds, according to a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience.

The study adds to the body of research suggesting that playing music helps students’ cognitive development.

More on edweek.org: http://bit.ly/1nUzq4X

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