Education Matters!

Monthly archive for March 2015

STEAM training gets off to rousing start

STEAM training gets off to rousing start First of three sessions has 30-plus participants enthused about teaching STEM subjects Spring-like weather made an appropriate backdrop March 7 to the first of three Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub training sessions at Umpqua Community College. The season of new beginnings is […]

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STEAM Hub announces second round of grants

STEAM Hub announces second round of grants Five educational projects were recently awarded mini-grants totaling $35,317 from the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub. The following applicants were selected: Boys & Girls Clubs of the Umpqua Valley — $11,889 for summer STEAM camp opportunities including purchase of kits for elementary […]

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Partner Profiles: Roseburg Forest Products

Harvesting precision workers Douglas County’s largest private employer seeks stable, homegrown workforce by reaching into area schools Roseburg Forest Products didn’t survive the Great Recession by ignoring the need to change with the times. As social, political and economic forces reshaped the timber industry in recent decades, company […]

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Partner Profiles: Area Health Education Center

Filling the prescription for health care occupations Area Health Education Center of Southwest Oregon looks ahead to recruit young professionals now Shared goals are a great starting point for allies. Comparing the objectives of DCPSS with those of the Roseburg-based Area Health Education Center of Southwest Oregon demonstrates a […]

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