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  • Summer of STEAM
    Summer of STEAM
    Summer of STEAM Grants allow STEAM activities to reach more students Douglas County Partners for Student Success (DCPSS) and the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub are prepared to offer the community a summer of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics learning. The Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub works continuously to...
  • STEAM Extravaganza goes virtual
    STEAM Extravaganza goes virtual
    STEAM Extravaganza goes virtual This year’s STEAM Extravaganza has been put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that won’t stop Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub from celebrating STEAM thinking in the month of May. We’re taking the STEAM Extravaganza virtual by participating in STEM Week Oregon May...
  • Why STEAM Thinking?
    Why STEAM Thinking?
    Why STEAM Thinking? By Gwen Soderberg-Chase During these challenging days of sheltering in place, families and kids are finding themselves wondering how to best use their time. The Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub, a partner organization housed at Umpqua Community College, is committed to providing support for our community...
  • Help your child become a STEAM Thinker
    Help your child become a STEAM Thinker
    Help your child become a STEAM Thinker During these challenging times with schools closed and everyone doing their best to stay home and stay healthy, it is more important than ever to keep our children engaged and learning. Douglas County Partners for Student Success and the Umpqua Valley...
  • 'Rock' this new Facebook Group
    ‘Rock’ this new Facebook Group
    ‘Rock’ this new Facebook Group CTE and STEAM advocates invited to join forum Do you “Wanna Rock”? As highlighted in Facebook’s Super Bowl ad this year, Facebook groups have become quite ubiquitous and specialized. The ad, backed by the Twisted Sister tune “I Wanna Rock,” featured groups ranging...
  • Prime time STEAM time
    Prime time STEAM time
    4th Annual STEAM Extravaganza coming to UCC The 2020 STEAM Extravaganza at Umpqua Community College is scheduled for May 16 and will once again feature a variety of fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. The Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub invites the community to explore and play during the FREE...
  • Connecting the dots
    Connecting the dots
    Connecting the dots New DCPSS tool aims to help students find paths to success Douglas County Partners for Student Success is working to create several resources to support students in their efforts to plan for successful futures after high school. One of the tools we’ve developed as part...
  • Intergalactic career exploration
    Intergalactic career exploration
    Intergalactic career exploration Lincoln Middle School students explore the space abyss Houston Oakland had a problem, and solved it. From their classroom in Lincoln Middle School, science students explored and studied one of the biggest mysteries in the galaxy: black holes.  Nicholas Krissie’s eighth-grade science class worked with...