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Pledge to take part in the Oregon Promise

Pledge to take part in the Oregon Promise

Pledge to take part in the Oregon Promise Apply by March 1, 2016, to get all or part of your community college tuition paid  By Gwen Soderberg-Chase   For high school seniors, winter is a busy time. There are applications to collect, forms to fill out and essays

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Art supplies cross-pollination

Art supplies cross-pollination           Without the artistic “A,” STEM can be a string of isolated subjects   Last summer, the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub adopted a logo with symbols depicting the five letters and elements that comprise the group’s acronym. A computer screen atop a cell phone stands for

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Changing scarcity to abundance

Douglas County’s glass isn’t half empty OR half full; it’s brimming Let’s talk for a minute about Charles Dickens. Though he was writing for a 19th-century audience, the English author introduced images familiar to us almost 200 years later. Think of Oliver Twist holding up his empty bowl

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All together now: Education Matters

All together now: Education Matters A video vignette of partners and students talking about the importance of education and sounding off with our social marketing campaign’s battle cry, “Education Matters: Your Choice, Your Future, Act Now!” You can hear more from each of the voices in this vignette

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