Hundreds of career-bound Salem-Keizer school students and their families will view future educational opportunities at an annual college and career fair at Chemeketa Community College.
The fair is from 6 to 8 pm Nov. 7 in Building 7 on the Salem campus. This is a free event with free parking. The fair has taken place for more than 25 years. In 2010, 65 colleges and universities from across the nation participated in the event and participation is expected to be greater this year.
Several Chemeketa technical education programs, trade schools, apprenticeship programs and military will be on hand to showcase their offerings to students. (more…)
“Our local Latino population is growing in leaps and bounds,” says Linda Herrera, director of Chemeketa’s College Assistance Migrant Program. “More Latino students want to go to college and are unable because of the financial burden,” she says.
Herrera is organizing Chemeketa’s first Latino Scholarship Gala and Silent Auction. Chemeketa has partnered with Salem Health, Univision and Portland Community College to host the event on October 23, 6 pm at the Keizer Renaissance Inn and Conference Center. (more…)
Social psychologist David Myers excels at communicating current scientific developments to a general audience. Chemeketa invites you to hear Professor Myers speak on the experiences and personal qualities that predict a happy life
The Scientific Pursuit of Happiness
Oct. 11, 1:30-2:30 pm
Building 6 Auditorium