Contract negotiations between Chemeketa’s administration and the school’s Classified Employee Association wrapped up in June with the contract being fully ratified at the end of July by the association.
By Kaitlyn Wimmer At 6:40 a.m. on Thursday Aug. 8, fire alarms sounded inside Salem Health as a three-alarm fire started in an elevator shaft in the south side of Building B, according to Deputy Chief of Operations of Salem Fire, Brett Loomis and President
For the upcoming Fall term, Chemeketa plans to split the Math and Science department, a choice coming in the wake of a budget crisis which has caused the school to lay-off multiple employees.
“I’m absolutely thrilled to be here,” said Howard, “I’m very excited to meet the community and get to work.”
“Agriculture is crucial to Oregon’s economy,” said President Julie Huckestein. “We want to create a hub for ag industry and community partners. We want to be able to inspire collaboration and innovation.”
On Wednesday, May 22, Chemeketa’s Video Game Club gathered around controllers, pizza and friends to celebrate their last event of the school year called, a Modern Couch Game Meetup. The club has been meeting Wednesdays from 2 p.m to 4 p.m. and has offered students
Chemeketa invited international guests from the US State Department’s Professional Fellows Program to share their stories, culture and experiences.
Many students winced at the sight of discharging penises and syphilis chancres as experts from Marion County Health and Human Services presented a powerful presentation on sexually transmitted diseases.
Reaching their 50th anniversary, Chemeketa’s nursing program recently became ranked as one of the best in the state of Oregon. Determined by RegisteredNursing.org, out of 27 accredited nursing schools in Oregon, Chemeketa received a second place ranking. Students and faculty members involved in the program gave an inside take of the program life.
23 employees are retiring at the end of this academic year, taking with them 453 years worth of experience at Chemeketa.