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Community invited to mark May 2-16 STEAM Weeks

Community invited to mark May 2-16 STEAM Weeks

Community invited to mark May 2-16 STEAM Weeks DOUGLAS COUNTY – Schools, clubs, teachers, nonprofit groups, youth clubs and others involved in education are invited to join the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub in marking STEAM Weeks, taking place from May 2-16 2015. The local dates have been extended

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Partner Profiles: Umpqua Training & Employment

Building a sturdy springboard for young job seekers Umpqua Training & Employment seeks to equip youth with a road map for best path to post-graduate work or training Poised to begin a fifth decade in May, Roseburg-based Umpqua Training & Employment continues to fulfill its original mission of

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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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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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