As the Timber Industry Declines, Lane Community College Students Seek New Careers in Nursing and Health-care services
$800,000 capital-challenge grant from The Kresge Foundation will support the construction of a new green health and wellness educational center.
TROY, MICHIGAN – Like many young men in Eugene, Oregon, Travis Moffett was tied to timber. He grew up as the son of a millworker in a "very low" middle-class family. His father, his two brothers, and his sister's husband all labored long and hard in the local lumberyards and mills to support their wives and children.