Chemeketa students could only order textbooks and supplies online this Spring 2020 term because of Oregon’s stay-at-home moratorium.
Chemeketa Community College welcomed two new deans, Timor Saffary and Marie Gabbard, onboard at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.
Chemeketa Community College created BOLT to Chemeketa, a program which allowed high school seniors to choose one, free, five-week online course which started May 4th. Inspired by other colleges in the state, Chemeketa President. Jessica Howard initiated BOLT to help high school seniors within Chemeketa’s
The swift change COVID-19 ushered in has been difficult to manage for many Chemeketa students, both in school and in their daily lives.
In the case of “unforeseen” monetary issues, such as needing money to cover a lapse in rent or food, students in good academic standing are able to request funds from the College Access program, said Yesica Navarro, a coordinator for the program.
Construction has taken over the second floor Bldg. 5 to repair the broken heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system, causing class disruptions and blocked hallways.
In recent months, Chemeketa’s Public Safety has seen an uptick in the number of homeless individuals on and around campus. The department is forced to deal with the issue almost daily.
After a three-day weekend, students returned to find the Chemeketa campus vandalized with graffiti.
The Chemeketa Players delivered a surreal experience as they performed Suzan-Lori Parks’ ambitious work, 365 Days/365 Plays. Instead of merely watching, I found myself experiencing it, as if I were on a strange ride through a distorted reflection of our own reality.
According to Kapan, the Culture Fair gives students a chance to present the culture they or their families are from. This year hosted over seven booths showcasing students’ cultures from places like Ecuador, China and Russia.