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New Student Preview Days Sept. 20 & 21

By Chemeketa Public Affairs

Incoming students and their families are invited to Salem and Yamhill campuses for New Student Preview Day September 20 and 21. New Student Preview Day is an opportunity to take a campus tour, meet with advisors and counselors, learn about campus activities and receive transfer information in addition to getting student IDs and purchasing textbooks and parking passes.

Thursday, September 20 – 9 am to 1 pm
Yamhill Valley Campus Preview Day
Visit Yamhill Valley’s events page for more information on workshops and services available during this day.

Salem Campus Preview Day
Friday, September 21 – 9 am to 2 pm
Download the event pdf for details or call 503.399.5120 for more information.

Retired Chemeketa president donates $487,000 to the college foundation

By Chemeketa Public Affairs

Gretchen Schuette may have retired from Chemeketa Community College in 2007, but the
college has not been far from her mind or her heart.

Last month the retired college president completed a $487,000 gift to the Chemeketa
Community College Foundation. It was the largest single gift in the college’s 41-year

“In the middle of my presidency, I had such a positive feeling about Chemeketa and its
importance to students and the community that I decided to create a gift that
would keep working long after I retired,” Schuette said. “It’s a way for me to
give back a little of what Chemeketa has meant to me.” (more…)