Embrace the future

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Robots are learning to do stuff for us, like – Pick weeds out of a lettuce patch Fill medical prescriptions Flip burgers Wait, you may ask, what happens to the people employed in those jobs? Exactly the point we need … Continued

YVC hosts healthcare career day

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Oregon Pacific Area Health Education Center, Willamette Valley Medical Center, and Chemeketa Community College joined forces to provide a healthcare career day at the Yamhill Valley Campus in McMinnville on April 12. Forty-three students from Amity, Gervais, Sheridan, and Willamina … Continued

Celebrating Chemeketa office support staff

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The Business Technology program students and faculty are hosting an open house to appreciate our Chemeketa administrative professionals – Tuesday, April 24 10 to 11:30 am Salem Building 8, Room 201 The focus of the event will be relaxing–Northwest style–with … Continued

Celebrating our Retiring Colleagues

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Their offices may be packed up and their keys turned in. Or maybe they are counting down the remaining days before they can do so. Either way, it’s time to tip our caps and say thank you to colleagues retiring … Continued

Laura Mack Advocates for Art in a Ted Talk

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Did you know Salem Keizer elementary schools have no art teachers? Chemeketa art instructor Laura Mack recently addressed her concerns about this issue in a Salem TEDx talk. She points out the value of creativity to society and challenges us … Continued

Sign up for Safe Zone training April 26 or May 9

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Inclusivity is one of the qualities that makes Chemeketa so special. This spring, several opportunities exist to learn or refresh our understanding of our school’s diverse population. Like Safe Zone Training, an introductory session that provides an overview of biological sex, … Continued

Joy springs when the plant sale begins

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Brighten up your life with beautiful, healthy plants nurtured with student skills. Sale begins Wednesday, April 25 from 8 am to 1:30 pm on the walkway between the Bookstore and Building 2 on the Salem Campus. Check back every Wednesday in … Continued