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24th annual César E. Chávez Leadership Conference

News release via César E. Chávez Leadership Conference (2/25/14). For 24 years the César E. Chávez Leadership Conference has provided a unique opportunity for Latino students across Oregon to come together to celebrate their history and consider their future as leaders of their communities. This year nearly 1,700 students grades 9-12 will gather in Monmouth, Oregon for a day … Continue reading

Oregon Education Investment Board Designates the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership as One of Six STEM Hubs in Oregon
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Oregon Education Investment Board Designates the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership as One of Six STEM Hubs in Oregon

Original OIT news release here. Oregon Education Investment Board (OEIB) and the Oregon Department of Education have awarded grants totaling $2.8 million dollars to six regional STEM Hubs representing 21 counties in Oregon The Oregon Education Investment Board announced that the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership will be one of its six regional STEM Hubs in … Continue reading

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New study gives families free support for children with autism: enrollment open through April 16

The Teaching Research Institute at Western Oregon University (WOU) and Louisa Silva, M.D., M.P.H. are announcing the final opportunity for parents who have children under the age of six with autism to enroll in a research study to receive free training and treatment. Enrollment is open now through April 16 for residents of Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, Yamhill, Polk, Marion, … Continue reading

Western Oregon University to present the Tony Award-winning sensation “Spring Awakening”
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Western Oregon University to present the Tony Award-winning sensation “Spring Awakening”

Western Oregon University’s Department of Theater and Dance invites you to experience the rock musical, Spring Awakening, with music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater. Performances will be held Friday, Feb. 28, Saturday, March 1, and Wednesday, March 5 through Saturday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Rice Auditorium. A midnight performance … Continue reading

New education building received Governor’s Executive Order 12-16 designation
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New education building received Governor’s Executive Order 12-16 designation

Oregon Governor John A. Kitzhaber announced the designation of Western Oregon University’s new College of Education (CoE) as a demonstration project under Executive Order 12-16. This order promotes innovative use of wood products as a green building material, encourages innovative uses of wood products and increases markets for Oregon wood products. The new education building … Continue reading