Community colleges have long been thought of as the "people's
college." For some thirty years, Oregonians have looked to their 16 community
colleges as the less expensive, more accessible route to a college education.
Oregon's community colleges have traditionally had the broad mission of
providing comprehensive educational opportunities to all...
Evaluating the success or failure of work force training programs is
most often accomplished through the reporting of "objective" data. Rarely
are the students' views of their own success in such a training program
formally solicited or applied in any useful way. But participant perceptions
can be a critical barometer...
Comic Toast is a novel depicting a transition period in the life of the comic book artist
character, Monica Holliday. This document includes a prologue, which provides details of a
trauma in Monica's distant past, in order to inform Monica's adult reactions to the situations she finds herself entangled in....
The Gospel: According to Matt is a novel, told in the first person, simple
past tense, depicting the struggle of a young man attempting to make sense of his
relationship with his estranged father as he wrestles with a growing crisis of faith.
Matt is deeply sincere in his desire...
In Night Dreamer Walks, the first eight chapters of a novel of the same name, John M. Groves imagines the predicament of a young Native American man living 8,000 years ago in Oregon's Klamath Basin. Beginning as a story to avenge his father's death during an unusual outbreak of tribal...