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Explore, learn and play!

Explore, learn and play! 2019 STEAM Extravaganza coming soon The Umpqua Community College campus will once again turn into a land of all things science, technology, engineering, artistic innovation and math as the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub presents the 2019 STEAM Extravaganza. This year’s event is scheduled from

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A boost for grads, industry

A boost for grads, industry Program helps high school graduates land CTE careers in Douglas County A local job preparation program is helping high school graduates land careers with technical businesses in Douglas County. The South Coast Business Employment Corporation helps promote local businesses in Douglas County. With

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Peeks at potential careers

Peeks at potential careers Local industry tours help students look to the future Hard hats and safety goggles? Check. Loud, humming, technologically advanced machinery? Check. Real advice from real employers? Definitely. Increasingly throughout Douglas County, educators and industry partners are realizing that one of the best ways to

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Virtually up close and personal

Virtually up close and personal Douglas County students and beyond take online tours of local industries Lions and parrots and ant-eaters, oh my. Hundreds of students learned how much food it takes to run an animal park, how long bears hibernate and how much dedication it takes to

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