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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Four new CTE programs introduced at Chemeketa

By Cecelia Love-Zhou As if the already extensive 93 fields in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program weren’t enough, Chemeketa will be introducing four more programs throughout this upcoming year due to a growing demand in the job industry. Anesthesia Technology, Cybersecurity, Diesel Technology

Local Korean restaurant feeds the homeless

Since 2015, the Salem Korean restaurant Happy Bibimbap House has closed at 2:30 p.m. three Mondays a month to prepare fresh food for the homeless, paid for out of their own pocket and with charitable donations from a jar in their restaurant. Volunteers from The

Chemeketa cashes in on $3 million in grant money

By Mary Noland, Sam Wright and Kaitlyn Wimmer Chemeketa has received two grants, totaling $3,055,241, for the next fiscal year. The first grant is the Child Care Access Means Parents in School grant, CCAMPIS for short, totaling $645,788 over the next four years.The second grant

Corrections education program’s funding slated to end

“It provides something of hope. It lets you know you can do something different than you’ve always done,” said inmate Adam Jacobs of Chemeketa’s College Inside Program. “It’s not really about education – you are investing in society.” Oregon’s average recidivism rate — the rate