Thank you retiring employees

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Seventeen employees with 282 years of total service to Chemeketa are concluding their careers here –                     Not pictured yet always appreciated – Bill Florence, Instructor, Journalism and Newspaper Advisor Tony … Continued

When free speech hurts

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Chemeketa promises our students and staff that we value diversity. We also invest significant resources in keeping the college a safe place to learn and work. The demonstration by abortion opponents Project Truth on the Salem campus May 4 and … Continued

NW Wine Studies Center open house

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Beautiful Chemeketa Eola is home to the Northwest Wine Studies Center and all are welcome to experience one of Chemeketa’s signature programs at their open house and barrel tasting – Thursday, May 21, 5-7:30 pm (Awards program begins at 6 pm) … Continued

Amazing work in Woodburn

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Elias Villegas, dean of Chemeketa Woodburn, authored this article for the Woodburn Independent and we republish it here with their permission. At the Chemeketa Woodburn center our college goals reflect our strengths. Our primary focus at Chemeketa is student success. … Continued

Friends with Pimpollo

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Cecelia Monto brought Chemeketa a gift when she came to work here: Her tireless advocacy for international service learning. Because of Monto, teams of Chemeketa staff and students have travelled to Oaxaca to work in the programs of Salem non-profit … Continued

Your turn to change?

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If you could start with a clean sheet of paper, how would you design your department?  Which people would do what tasks? With whom would you collaborate? How would you feel at the beginning of each work day? How would you … Continued

Scoring the regional math competition

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Each year Chemeketa instructor Wayne Barber organizes a veritable math Olympics on the Chemeketa Salem campus. Hundreds of local high schoolers gathered April 16 to flex their mental muscles and have a blast doing math. Their challenges included – Team … Continued