College scholarships, grants, work study, and loans are for EVERYONE! Be sure to complete the FAFSA and OSAC applications.

High School Connections

UCC is committed to the success of every high school student in Douglas County and beyond. UCC offers a number of programs that can help high schoolers get a head start towards college. It is possible to graduate high school with an associate degree! We also have programs that help high schoolers to have a college-bound mentality and to realize their full potential sooner. Interested? Select the appropriate section below.

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Connecting College & Career

Would you like a UCC faculty/staff member to visit your classroom for a presentation and/or a hands-on activity? If so, please fill out our speaker request form (let us know your school, the grade you teach, your topic of interest, and the date/time that works for you) and we will get back to you soon in order to coordinate a visit! Below is a list of faculty/staff available to visit your class.

Topic Presenter Topic Presenter
Accessibility Danielle Haskett Human Services Sandra Angeli-Gade
Anatomy & Physiology Shauna McNulty Library Science Jennifer Lantrip
Art Susan Rochester Music Jason Heald
Automotive Kevin Mathweg Math Stuart Kramer or Dee Winn
Business Toni Clough Natural Science TBD
Computer Science/CIS John Blackwood & Vincent Yip  Forestry TBA
Early Childhood Education TBD Paralegal Crystal Sullivan
Education Gwen Soderberg-Chase Psychology Georgann Willis
Engineering/Forestry Clay Baumgartner Science/Chemistry Joseph Villa or Sean Breslin
Fire Science Andy Hatfield Science/Geology Karen Carroll or Jason Aase
History Charles Young Science/Physics Mick Davis
Humanities/Journalism Melinda Benton Spanish Nicholas Tratz
Humanities/Writing Jillanne Michell Theatre Arts TBD