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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

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Champions of success

Champions of success Event celebrates supporters of Bright Futures Umpqua, STEAM There were STEAM-related tools and toys to tinker with, tasty food and presentations. But the highlight of the first-ever Partner Celebration Dinner was the chance to recognize and honor the dozens of champions who are working in

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Modern and meaningful

Modern and meaningful Partnerships celebrated during Manufacturing Month By Gwen Soderberg-Chase Each year, on the first Friday in October, we celebrate Manufacturing Day. Some industry leaders have expanded this celebration of modern manufacturing careers to last throughout October, and Douglas County Partners for Student Success followed that lead

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Engines of inspiration

Engines of inspiration Ford and RHS celebrate auto program partnership In its second year at Roseburg High School, the automotive program is already churning out employable graduates who can also serve as role models for younger students. During the recent Ford TechDrive Month event at the school’s auto

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