Category: News

Your Wake-Up Call, America

Chemeketa history instructor Taylor A. Marrow III and editor of America Awakened: The Anti-Lynching Crusade of Ida B. Wells-Barnett invites you to a Facebook Live event on July 16, 2-4 pm (Pacific), for a frank and honest conversation about race in America. This event celebrates the social justice work of investigative journalist Ida B. Wells-Barnett on

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Fifty Years of Chemeketa in Fifty Words

Chemeketa Press is proud to announce the publication of Fifty/Fifty: Fifty Years of Chemeketa in Fifty Words, a collection of stories that celebrates the college’s golden anniversary. Inside you’ll find an introduction from college president Dr. Jessica Howard as well as the perspectives of students, faculty, and staff both past and present. Alternately funny, impactful,

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2019 Proposal Guidelines for Faculty Authors and Author Teams

Chemeketa Press is piloting a submissions system for new projects to make the proposal process accessible and convenient for all faculty. All books published by Chemeketa Press are approved by the Press’s Editorial Board, field tested in the classroom, and peer reviewed. The Editorial Board will evaluate all submissions and respond within 2–3 weeks of

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OPB Radio story features Chemeketa Press

Oregon Public Broadcasting featured Chemeketa Press in a September episode of Think Out Loud. Managing editor Brian Mosher spoke with Think Out Loud host Dave Miller about how faculty struggle to write a textbook while teaching a full load of classes, as well as our strategy for helping faculty overcome that struggle. Plus his voice

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Chemeketa Press in the News

The Salem Reporter stopped by the Press offices this August to talk with our managing editor, Brian Mosher, about what we’ve been up to over the past four years. It turns out we’ve been up to a lot, including the fomenting of revolution. Use this link to read Rachel Anderson’s story: “Chemeketa Press Aims for

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Field-Testing Chemeketa Press Books

At Chemeketa Press, it’s all about the students. We want to improve their experience with affordable textbooks, of course. The more important goal, however, is making sure our books are effective. We want to produce books that students learn from and enjoy. To make sure our books are doing that, we’re piloting a new field-testing

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My First Summer in the Sierra Book Launch

You’re Invited … What: Book Launch for John Muir’s My First Summer in the Sierra When: Monday, April 22, 2:00–3:30 pm Where: Chemeketa Community College, Building 4, Room 225 (Linder Lecture Lab), 4000 Lancaster Dr NE (map link: https://goo.gl/maps/GNX7zkcaLrz) Some people call John Muir (1838–1914) the “Father of our National Parks.” Some call him a

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A New Model for Textbook Publishing

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