Chemeketa Connects – Page 8 – Believe, Achieve, Become

Chemeketa walks 12,257 miles in 19 days

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  From February 27-March 17, a record-breaking 180 employees participated in Chemeketa Sweats, the college’s 2017 pedometer challenge. Employees from all Chemeketa locations logged 25,513,493 steps (approximately 12,257 miles) during the challenge, blowing the goal of walking the 2,560-mile Pacific Crest … Continued

Unidos honors YVC

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Unidos McMinnville honored Chemeketa Yamhill Valley for outstanding community collaboration at an awards banquet March 10. Unidos Bridging Community (Unidos) is a community-based, non-profit organization serving Yamhill County. Established in 2012, Unidos promotes the integration, participation, representation, and success of Latino individuals … Continued

President’s March recognition report

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Julie thanked the following colleagues in her March recognition report to the Board of Education— The Oregon Students Association (OSA) held a statewide Lobby Day at the state capitol on February 14. Four Chemeketa students participated: Rudy Ramirez, ASC Student Council Legislative … Continued

Introducing guided pathways

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Despite our best efforts, student completion rates remain unsatisfactory. On average about 35% of U.S. community college students earn a certificate, degree or transfer. Chemeketa is above average at about 40% but some schools are above 60% in their completion … Continued

Chemeketa is EarthWISE business of the year.

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The Mid-Willamette Valley Green Awards recognized Chemeketa for our sustainable operations at an awards ceremony Saturday March 11 at the Willamette Heritage Center. Green Awards have been given to businesses, organizations and people who demonstrate a commitment to the environment for the past eight … Continued

Woodburn Rotary honors Elias Villegas

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As part of the Woodburn Area Chamber of Commerce awards banquet held March 10, service organizations singled out members who have gone above and beyond for the coomunity. Honorees – Performed outstanding volunteer community service over several years Participated in … Continued

Food pantrys help fight hunger

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Fox Channel 12 news featured our Grecia Garcia Perez in this story – Food insecurity a daily problem for college students across Oregon Good work from staff and students meeting basic needs so that education is possible.  

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