Governance at TBCC

By Dr. Ross Tomlin Last week, a group of TBCC staff, board members, and a student visited the capitol in Salem to attend a legislative summit. We met with our legislators, attended bill hearings, and had very productive discussions as we shared our thoughts on budget needs. This legislative process reminded me of the several […]

TBCC Foundation Receives A 100K Endowment from Loren E. Parks Trust

The Tillamook Bay Community College Foundation has received a 100K endowment from the Loren E. Parks Trust that will support healthcare pathways students. The Loren E. Parks Trust Endowed Scholarship will be used to support Healthcare Pathways students – such as EMS, Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, and Nursing Assistant. The ability to support a variety of […]

Opsis Architecture Selected to Design TBCC Healthcare and Education Building

At the Feb. 6 Board of Education meeting, the Tillamook Bay Community College Board of Education approved the hiring of Opsis Architecture. Opsis will work with Wenaha Group, the project manager for the college, on designing and constructing the new Healthcare Education Building. The selection committee, comprised of TBCC administrators, received six proposals for the […]

National Career-Technical Education Month

Ross Tomlin

By Dr. Ross Tomlin, TBCC President February is National Career-Technical Education (CTE) month. In Oregon, the Oregon Community College Association (OCCA) works with the 17 community colleges to promote and highlight all the great work being done across the state to train and prepare Oregonians for the state’s workforce and industries with high-paying jobs. We […]

Welding Technology Program wins Program of the Year Award

On Saturday, January 28, the Tillamook Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Community Awards Banquet. The TBCC Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Welding Technology program was nominated for Program of the Year by Tillamook County residents and was voted the winner! Paul Jarrell, VP of Academics and Student Services said, “We are honored […]

TBCC Hires Wenaha Group as Project Manager for Bond Project

On December 1, Tillamook Bay Community College (TBCC) retained Wenaha Group as the Project Manager for the upcoming general obligation bond construction project: to construct a Healthcare Education Building on the college campus. Wenaha Group is a Native American-owned Owner’s Representative, Construction Management & Consulting Firm that specializes in education, tribal, public agency, housing, and […]

A Busy Legislative Session

Ross Tomlin

By Dr. Ross Tomlin, TBCC President The new year has begun, and being an odd year means the Oregon State Legislature will have its long session to produce the state budget for the next two years. This budget will include our state allocation for the 17 community colleges, including TBCC. About 40% of our annual […]

Oregon Transfer Days

Tillamook Bay Community College would like to invite those in our community considering a bachelor’s degree to Oregon Transfer Days, taking place at the college on February 1 from 10 am to 1 pm. Oregon Transfer Days is an annual effort to assist Oregon community college students with successfully transitioning into a four-year college. Community […]

A Great Year for the TBCC Foundation

Ross Tomlin

By Dr. Ross Tomlin, TBCC President As 2022 comes to an end, it is a great time to reflect on the year and what has been accomplished. This has been an exceptional year for TBCC with the passing of the $14.4M bond to construct a new Healthcare Education Building, developing a new strategic plan to […]

North Coast Throwdown Cornhole Tournament

The Tillamook Bay Community College Foundation is proud to host their first-ever North Coast Throwdown Cornhole Tournament this year. On Saturday, January 14, at the Tillamook Fairgrounds, 48 teams will compete in a round-robin style tournament for ultimate glory, and all to support a great cause. All proceeds will benefit the TBCC Career-to-Career scholarship program. […]