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  • Creating STEAM opportunities together
    Creating STEAM opportunities together
    Douglas County Partners for Student Success and the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub are committed to connecting children, families and educators with resources to build the skills needed to identify problems and create solutions that lead to social and economic stability. The Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub sits under the…
  • How to use STEAM Thinking in our everyday lives
    How to use STEAM Thinking in our everyday lives
    How to use STEAM THINKING in our everyday lives Remember Snowmageddon 2019? Many of us came up with creative ways to deal with lack of power, heat, water and other challenges in very creative ways. Dealing with simple and complex problems in our lives require problem-solving skills, design…
  • Oregon Connections - Career Connected Learning
    Oregon Connections – Career Connected Learning
    Oregon Connections – Career Connected Learning Douglas County Partners for Student Success (DCPSS) and the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub (UVSH) are committed to connecting children, families and educators with resources to build the skills needed to identify problems, visualize and create innovative solutions. DCPSS consists of community partners,…
  • Virtual career path club launching in December
    Virtual career path club launching in December
    High school students are invited to join BrightWorks Clubs to learn how to turn their interests into meaningful careers. The club is a spin-off of BrightFuturesUmpqua.com, a website toolkit that helps students navigate opportunities after high school. Starting the first week of December, club participants will meet online…
  • Educational Resources to Develop Thinkers
    Educational Resources to Develop Thinkers
    Douglas County Partners for Student Success (DCPSS) and the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub are committed to providing children, families and educators quality learning opportunities as well as supporting youth to create purposeful plans for their future. We connect people with resources to build the skills needed to identify…
  • 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…