Student leaders shine

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Student  Retention and College Life hosted an event to celebrate and honor the students who help with the work of the college. Master of ceremonies Manuel Guerra cited a list of statistics throughout the evening to illustrate the accomplishments of … Continued

Celebrating our HEP students

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The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) end of year celebration took place on Saturday, June 4th at the Red Lion Hotel in Salem, Oregon.  The event was highlighted by Laura Villanueva Figueroa and Daisy Naranjo, two students who spoke about the … Continued

Chemeketa spring concerts

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The Chemeketa Band and Orchestra performed at West Salem High School last week. The band played an excellent piece from Dan Forrest, and the orchestra played a Vivaldi cello concerto with the two lead cellists performing wonderfully. The complete program follows – Let The … Continued

Against all odds

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Always keep moving forward. Embrace the road that chooses you. This journey is lifelong. These are some of the encouraging sentiments made while Chemeketa’s TRiO and College Completion Program (CCP) recognized more than 50 students at the End of Year … Continued

Showcase for talent

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Our Visual Communications students and faculty celebrated their 21st annual Portfolio Show on Thursday, June 2. Here are some of our talented emerging artists and designers and their work  –      

Memorial Day – Never Forget

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Chemeketa’s Veterans Club held a celebration on May 26 to remember those who lost their lives in the armed services. The event featured a fallen comrade table, a place of honor for fallen soldiers set up in military dining halls. The … Continued

Cambodian educators come to Chemeketa

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Chemeketa had the opportunity to welcome dozens of visitors from Southeast Asia on May 25, as a group of educators from Cambodia paid a visit to the Salem campus. The group, primarily administrators of K-12 schools and universities in Cambodia, … Continued

Cheers to the wine industry

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Chemeketa’s  Northwest Wine Studies Center barrel tasting drew a crowd of nearly 300 industry leaders, students and friends to Chemeketa Eola the evening of May 19. Student wine was featured as well as industry exhibits. This year the Chemeketa Horticulture program … Continued