Chemeketa plans to resume classes in the fall, anxious if students will return

Chemeketa Community College on Thursday, April 16, 2020. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) One year ago, Chemeketa Community College instructors and staff moved more than 1,600 scheduled courses online with just two weeks’ notice. But about 2,000 students opted not to follow. So far, they haven’t come back. College President Jessica Howard[Read More…]

Chemeketa loses contract for inmate GED classes as state moves teaching in-house

Oregon State Correctional Institution. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Chemeketa Community College will soon be out of the business of helping inmates in local prisons finish high school. The Oregon Corrections Department on Friday turned down an offer from Chemeketa and five other community colleges to reshape in-prison schooling to cut costs.[Read More…]