Clackamas Community College
|Clackamas Community College|
25,029 (total enrollment)
1,792 (full-time ennrollment)
|Location||Oregon City, OR, USA
Clackamas Community College (CCC) is a community college located in Oregon City, Oregon, United States. Founded in 1966, it is one of the largest community colleges in the state of Oregon, serving the needs of a large variety of students. Clackamas Community College offers three campuses: the central campus of Oregon City, Harmony Community Campus in Clackamas, and the Wilsonville campus. Extension sites are also located in the towns of Canby and Molalla, where CCC offers English as a Second Language, GED in Spanish, computer science and plenty of community education classes. CCC is also the only college to offer an urban agriculture certificate in the state of Oregon. 
Clackamas Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Programs at Clackamas Community College are approved for the education of veterans.
CCC provides programs and courses in academic transfer, career and technical education, workforce development, business training and development, literacy/basic skills, and community education. In 2009-10, CCC served more than 38,000 students and had approximately 8,900 FTE (full-time equivalent students).
Clackamas Community College opened in 1966 with 693 part-time students taking classes at Gladstone High School. Two years later, ground was broken for Clairmont Building on the Oregon City Campus – CCC’s first permanent home. With a steady focus on progress and community spirit, the college has grown up quite a bit in the 45 years since, and is now a network of three unique campuses serving a diverse student body of more than 25,000 students of wide ranging ages, backgrounds and program interests, with over 1,300 classes taught each term.
 Oregon City Campus
Clackamas Community College’s main campus is located in historic Oregon City, conveniently located off of Interstate-205, Highway 213 and Beavercreek Road. The spacious CCC Oregon City campus covers 165 inviting, tree-filled acres and features 17 buildings including the award-winning Niemeyer Center for Communication Arts, Roger Rook Hall and Art Center, as well as the athletic fields and facilities that support CCC’s championship-producing sports programs.
CCC’s Oregon City Campus is a vibrant learning community, meeting the needs of students from along the 205 corridor and beyond.
 Harmony Campus
The Harmony Community Campus is well-equipped to train students for jobs in the expanding health care field. The college’s newest building not only houses the college’s center for health education, it also offers a variety of student services and programs including courses toward an Oregon transfer degree. The Harmony Community Campus is centrally located in North Clackamas, close to the Clackamas Town Center and the Green Line light rail."clackamas.edu".
The Harmony Community Campus also is home to:
- The Small Business Development Center
- Drivers Education
- Academic pathway programs including the Portland State University Evening/Weekend Business Degree Program.
- OIT building: Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program, GED, instructional courses
 Wilsonville Campus
CCC’s Wilsonville campus (the Wilsonville Training Center - WTC), located just off I-5, offers programs to prepare career seekers for jobs in the utility and energy management industry and serves as a utility training center for employees of area utilities including Portland General Electric and PacifiCorp. CCC general education courses are also offered, in the evenings and on weekends throughout the year, for various degrees including the Oregon AAOT Transfer degree.
CCC offers 11 competitive college sports including men’s baseball, women’s softball, men and women’s basketball, track, cross country, women’s volleyball, women’s soccer and wrestling.
Clackamas Community College athletics by the numbers:
- 65% of CCC athletes complete their associate’s degree while at CCC.
- 75% of CCC athletes move on to four-year colleges or universities.
- 200+ student athletes participate in sports programs each year at CCC.
- 32 community colleges participate in the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC).
- 49 NWAACC championships won by CCC in the past 25 years.
- 8 head coaches and assistant coaches are former CCC student athletes and graduates.
 Notable faculty and staff
 Notable alumni
- Brian Abshire (1998) - Olympics competitor in Steeplechase
- Ron Jones (1998) – Hollywood composer (Family Guy, American Dad)
- Matt Lindland (2000) - Olympics Silver medalist in wrestling
 See also
- Pardington, Suzanne (2007-05-17). "Pathway to dreams: Clackamas Community College celebrates 40 years of putting students on career track". The Oregonian. Retrieved 2007-05-24
- "CCC: At a Glance". Retrieved 2007-04-29.
- "CCC History - Humble Beginnings". Retrieved 2006-09-09.