Transforming the public website

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The team working on the new public website has surpassed several milestones and can see the steps ahead for the next several months. What’s been accomplished since the last update? July: Design of the site look and feel was approved … Continued

Service Learning in Oaxaca Mexico

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Chemeketa will sponsor a trip to Oaxaca, Mexico this June. Participants with attend six classes during spring term to study and prepare for the trip. The class sessions give an overview of international development work practices. The program includes 4 … Continued

Creating Beauty

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Creating visual beauty is not just from inspiration or a natural gift from birth. Professional designers are skilled and disciplined. Our Visual Communications program prepares students to color our world and open our eyes. See how they are doing during their … Continued

Meet Luksi

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You may recall that the storms of 2015 damaged one of the stately old oak trees on our Yamhill Valley campus. Our colleagues there have a deep appreciation for local art, so they arranged for a woodcarver to turn loss … Continued

Recognition Report Retrospective

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Julie presents to our Board of Education the president’s recognition report each month they meet.  Julie asked Chemeketa Connects to establish a recurring feature to share with the college community the good news of the good work our colleagues and … Continued

Thinking about the unthinkable

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Experiencing or witnessing a disaster can seize the emotional well-being of survivors and first-responders in a paralyzing grip. What is a disturbing headline for people removed from the incident can be a life-changing trauma for participants. Regrettably events like the … Continued

Back on the path of hope

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Ted and Jan Urton have established a scholarship fund with the Chemeketa Foundation to support educating students who are ex-criminal offenders. They contributed $25,000 to launch the Urton Family Re-entry scholarship fund. This is not their first act of generosity. … Continued

OSU honors President Emeritus Schuette

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The Oregon State University College of Science awarded former Chemeketa president Gretchen Schuette with its 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award. Schuette was president of Chemeketa from 2001 to 2007. She is a generous benefactor and our art gallery is named in … Continued

Oregon Promise update

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In his presentation at the November Chemeketa Board of Education meeting, Patrick Crane, director of the Oregon Community College and Workforce Development agency, praised Chemeketa for our high enrollment of Oregon Promise students – Chemeketa staff and faculty from multiple … Continued