Welcome from the President
In the fall of 1977, a sign went up in the Williams Building, in downtown The Dalles, on Fourth and Washington Streets. The Wasco Area Education Service District opened its doors to students from all walks of life and all levels of previous education. We offered community education classes, adult literacy and mathematics instruction. Within a few years, the name was changed to Treaty Oak Education Center, and in 1989, local citizens voted to make Treaty Oak a community college, and to change the name to Columbia Gorge. The college moved to its current location, on East Scenic Drive, in 1994, and opened a permanent building in Hood River in 2008. We are always growing, always changing, to reflect the growth and change of the area and the needs of our constituency. Full article...
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