PHOTOS: 700 graduate from Chemeketa Community College

Chemeketa Community College graduates wave to audience members as the 2019 ceremony begins (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) Winemakers, adult high school graduates, formerly homeless students and military veterans were among the 700 students who walked across the stage at Chemeketa Community College’s graduation on June 18 at the Oregon State Fairground[Read More…]

Jessica Howard is “all in” as Chemeketa’s next president

Jessica Howard in her office at Portland Community College (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) Most college students start their academic careers with an associate’s degree before moving on to more advanced education. But Jessica Howard isn’t most college students. The college administrator, who will become Chemeketa Community College’s 11th president on July[Read More…]

Chemeketa board chooses Jessica Howard as college’s next president

Jessica Howard will be the 11th president of Chemeketa Community College (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) A Portland Community College administrator will be Chemeketa Community College’s next president, the college board announced Monday. Jessica Howard, who currently serves as campus president for Portland Community College’s southeast campus, has accepted a job offer[Read More…]

Chemeketa to host community forums, candidate interviews for president finalists

Finalists for Chemeketa Community College president are Julie White (top left), Tod Treat (bottom left), Jessica Howard (top right), Robert Wynegar and Kimberlee Messina, who has since dropped out. Students, faculty and community members will have a chance to question four finalists for Chemeketa Community College president at a series[Read More…]