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

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

Save money in a vanpool

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Are you commuting from the Eugene/Springfield area to work at Chemeketa? If so, you may be an ideal candidate for this new commuter vanpool. Drive alone commuters between Eugene and Salem typically spend more than $500 per month just for … Continued

Nursing Program Ranked among Best in Oregon

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The website registerednursing.org ranked Chemeketa’s nursing program as the third best in Oregon.  Their methodology evaluated the percentage of graduates who pass the state nursing board exams for the years 2013-17. Twenty-seven Oregon nursing programs were ranked, and just 0.58 … Continued