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Southwestern Oregon Community College (Talent Search)

  • Southwestern Oregon Community College (Talent Search)
  • Southwestern Oregon Community College (Talent Search)
    1988 Newmark Avenue
  • Coos Bay, OR 97420
  • 541-888-7317
  • Sharilyn Brown
  • Director

Program Description

Talent Search is an educational access and retention program sponsored by Southwestern Oregon Community College and funded through the U.S. Department of Education. Our purpose is to identify, motivate, and assist middle through high school students in their educational transitions, We assist and encourage students to stay in school and graduate, and enroll in a community college, university, or technical training program.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%