March employee recognition

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Julie recognized the following colleagues for recent contributions to Chemeketa and to their professions at the March Board of Education meeting. Tim VanSlyke academic development instructor at Yamhill Valley Campus, was selected for a Fulbright award to Bulgaria. The second … Continued

Chemeketa awarded $75K STEM grant

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Chemeketa Community College and its partners have received funding to introduce regional high school students to science, technology engineering and math (STEM) careers. The $75,000 grant was awarded to the South Metro-Salem STEM partnership which is a collaboration of school … Continued

The World is Their Classroom

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Chemeketa’s ESOL instructors not only help members of our community improve their English, they also teach on an international stage to increase English proficiency. ESOL instructors Christine Nile, John Whitney and Tim VanSlyke are three current instructors who obtained U.S. … Continued

Brooks Regional Training Center Program Review

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Chemeketa Brooks is home to critically important instructional programs and workforce training opportunities. Who doesn’t want excellent first responders? Chemeketa Brooks prepares students for careers in – Criminal justice Emergency medical services Fire studies, suppression and prevention Juvenile Justice Law … Continued

February Recognition Report

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Julie recognized the following colleagues at the February Board of Education meeting – Last spring, staff and students created 2,500 paper cranes from our recycling bins. The cranes were sent to the Japanese cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima. The college … Continued

Faculty Contract Settled

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The Board of Education approved the new contract with the Chemeketa Faculty Association (CFA) at its February 21 meeting. The members of the CFA ratified the contract in an earlier vote. The new contract is in effect from July 1, … Continued

Chemeketa Press Meet Oxford Press

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In life, books and apparently lengthy articles in the Chronicle of Higher Education, it pays to see your way through to the end.  That’s where Oxford University Press executive editor Richard Carlin found mention of Chemeketa Press in the April … Continued