News Archive

2014

The Importance of Volunteering and Resume Building Willamette Academy students attended a work shop led by Willamette University senior Juan Ramos on the importance of volunteering and resume building.

[Posting Date: 05-28-2014]

Students Visit OSU On May 13th, Willamette Academy students were invited to visit OSU thanks to a generous donor.

[Posting Date: 05-22-2014]

Willamette Academy Voted 2nd Best Nonprofit in the Midvalley Willamette Academy has won 2nd place for the second year running in the Statesman Journal's Best of the Midvalley campaign!

[Posting Date: 05-10-2014]

Willamette Academy guides students to reach college Willamette Academy alum featured in the Statesman Journal.

[Posting Date: 03-17-2014]

Students attend Atkinson Lecture with Alexie Sherman On Tuesday, March 11th, students had the opportunity to attend Willamette University's annual Atkinson Lecture with author Sherman Alexie.

[Posting Date: 03-16-2014]

Students Visit Washington Colleges On March 7, 2014, a group of Willamette Academy students visited the University of Washington (UW), Seattle University (SU), and Portland State University (PSU)

[Posting Date: 03-14-2014]

Shout Out to Reser's Fine Foods Thank you Reser's Fine Foods for helping to fund a grant for a new Scantron Machine for Willamette Academy! Thanks so much!

[Posting Date: 02-25-2014]

Salem Hospital Workshop On Monday, February 17, a group of Willamette Academy students went to a workshop held by the cardiovascular open-heart surgery team at Salem Hospital.

[Posting Date: 02-19-2014]

Vote Willamette Academy! Willamette Academy has been nominated best non-profit in the mid-valley this year. Help us out by voting every day between now and March 10.

[Posting Date: 02-16-2014]

Linfield College Visit On January 27, 2014, Willamette Academy students visited Linfield College in McMinnville, OR.

[Posting Date: 01-28-2014]

Workshop with Russell Yost On Tuesday the 14th of January, a group of Academy students had the opportunity to listen to a lecture by Russell Yost, the Director of Marketing for the Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

[Posting Date: 01-15-2014]

2013

Workshop with Professor Bill Smaldone On Wednesday, December 4th, Professor Bill Smaldone, a Professor of History and Chair of Latin American Studies at Willamette, visited to talk to students about his life as a professor.

[Posting Date: 12-09-2013]

New Bistro Workshop Series Begins On Monday, November 11, the Academy launched a new workshop series meant to introduce students to the experience of having office hours with a college professor.

[Posting Date: 11-25-2013]

College Visit: George Fox & Western Oregon University On November 11th several students from the Willamette Academy visited Western Oregon University and George Fox University.

[Posting Date: 11-12-2013]

Workshop at the Elsinore Theater On October 17th, 2013, Academy students had the opportunity to attend a solo drama performance by Ed Asner, thanks to the generosity of the Historic Elsinore Theater.

[Posting Date: 11-09-2013]

Students attend first college visit this year On October 11th, students had the opportunity to attend their first college visit of the year.

[Posting Date: 10-13-2013]

Dine with WA @ Buffalo Wild Wings Come to Buffalo Wild Wings on Mondays during October and help out Willamette Academy!

[Posting Date: 09-13-2013]

Future Teachers Learn from WA Students On May 13th, Willamette Academy students participated in a unique workshop where they were able to give constructive feedback to MAT candidates preparing to become teachers in the near future.

[Posting Date: 05-31-2013]

Willamette Academy Wins Silver in Statesman Journal Best Of This year, Willamette Academy won 2nd place for non-profits in the Statesman Journal's Best of the Mid Valley campaign.

[Posting Date: 05-12-2013]

Meeting two big supporters of the college dream In March, Willamette Academy students had the opportunity to meet Maria Chavez-Haroldson, Director of Outreach at OSU.

[Posting Date: 04-23-2013]

Willamette Academy Graduation - May 24 This year our graduates have received thousands of dollars in scholarship funding to attend the college of their choice in the fall.

[Posting Date: 04-18-2013]

Believe in Me Featured in Statesman Journal Willamette Academy was featured in The Statesman Journal for their “Believe in Me” event at the Grand Ballroom on March 15.

[Posting Date: 04-03-2013]

Willamette Academy Service Learning Beginning in the fall 2013, Willamette University will partner with Willamette Academy to offer a new service learning class.

[Posting Date: 03-29-2013]

Vote Willamette Academy! Willamette Academy has been nominated for best non-profit in the mid-valley by the Statesman Journal. Be sure to vote for us!

[Posting Date: 03-21-2013]

2012

Happy Holidays from Willamette Academy

[Posting Date: 11-29-2012]

Family and Friends Night at Boon's Treasury Join us at Boon's Treasury McMenamins Pub -- 50% of the proceeds of your order will benefit Willamette Academy!

[Posting Date: 09-06-2012]

Willamette Academy Graduation - May 24 This year our graduates have received thousands of dollars in scholarship funding to attend the college of their choice in the fall.

[Posting Date: 05-02-2012]

Willamette Academy Volunteers Honored Six Willamette Academy staff members were honored for their commitments and achievements in different Academic departments.

[Posting Date: 04-25-2012]

Academy Students Attend Miss. Representation Screening Willamette Academy students went to the viewing of the documentary Miss Representation, presented by Oregon Women Lead and Women Ending Hunger.

[Posting Date: 04-19-2012]

Students Visit the Salem Hospital and Learn about Career Opportunities Willamette Academy students recently participated in a tour of the Salem Hospital.

[Posting Date: 04-05-2012]

Students Tour the Salem Capitol with Representative Clem Students Tour the Salem Capitol with Representative Clem

[Posting Date: 03-26-2012]

Congressman Kurt Schrader Visits Willamette Academy Congressman Kurt Schrader speaks to Willamette Academy students and graduates.

[Posting Date: 03-18-2012]

Students Organize Event in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. As part of the MLK celebration a group of Willamette Academy students participated in the President’s Book Club.

[Posting Date: 02-07-2012]

MLK Community Service a Valuable Experience for Willamette Academy Students Willamette Academy students participate in a community service project.

[Posting Date: 01-16-2012]

Academy Students Visit Don Pancho Foods WA Students learn about Don Pancho’s history

[Posting Date: 01-01-2012]

2011

Willamette Academy Receives Grant Willamette Academy recently received a $45,000 Grant from Safeco Insurance Company

[Posting Date: 12-07-2011]

Academy students participate in Willamette University history class. Students participate in Willamette University classes taught by history professor Bianca Murillo

[Posting Date: 12-07-2011]

Willamette Academy Students Visit Western Oregon University Willamette Academy Students Visit Western Oregon University

[Posting Date: 10-20-2011]

Willamette Academy Students Tour US Bank Willamette Academy Students Tour US Bank

[Posting Date: 10-18-2011]

Willamette Academy Students Visit Oregon State University Willamette Academy Students Visit Oregon State University

[Posting Date: 10-14-2011]

Family and Friends Night at Boon's Treasury Join us at Boon's Treasury McMenamins Pub -- 50% of the proceeds of your order will benefit Willamette Academy!

[Posting Date: 08-30-2011]

Expect the Unexpected: A Talent Showcase Sept. 24 - Presented by the Salem Association of REALTORs Community Fund, Inc., this event is sure to be "A Night to Give Back" full of entertainment, with proceeds benefiting Willamette Academy and other organizations.

[Posting Date: 08-30-2011]

Willamette Academy graduation The public is invited to honor 18 Willamette Academy students who are graduating high school.

[Posting Date: 05-23-2011]

Willamette Academy benefit celebration The celebration and auction marks $40,000 in pledges from rotary club members to Willamette Academy.

[Posting Date: 05-12-2011]

Cinco de Mayo with Willamette Academy Celebrate at Mission Mill with dinner and entertainment while supporting local children.

[Posting Date: 03-23-2011]

Student Gains Professional Experience at Saafeld Griggs Law Firm Saafeld Griggs has hired a Willamette Academy senior to work part time as she prepares for a career in law.

[Posting Date: 03-04-2011]

Willamette Academy is Chosen as Recipient of the "Good Works Project" Willamette Academy was selected as the recipient of the "Good Works Project"

[Posting Date: 02-09-2011]

Willamette Academy Students Tour Liberty House Willamette Academy Students Tour Liberty House

[Posting Date: 02-08-2011]

Willamette University President Holds Reception for Academy Alumni Willamette University President Holds Reception for Academy Alumni

[Posting Date: 02-08-2011]

Students Organize Event in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Willamette Academy students celebrated Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s work toward the advancement of civil rights by organizing an event for the Salem-Keizer community entitled, "Education: Have we realized the dream?" on January 26th, at the Salem Public Library.

[Posting Date: 01-26-2011]

Willamette Academy Students Attend the Oregon Governor Inauguration Willamette Academy Students Attend the Oregon Governor Inauguration

[Posting Date: 01-10-2011]

2010

Holiday Gifts Donated to Students and their Families Holiday Gifts Donated to Students and their Families

[Posting Date: 12-23-2010]

Willamette Academy Students Invited to Meet Governor Willamette Academy Students Invited to Meet Governor

[Posting Date: 09-22-2010]

Willamette Academy holds Golden Leaf Event All proceeds support access programs for underrepresented youth.

[Posting Date: 09-14-2010]

Willamette Academy Welcomes New Executive Director Willamette Academy Welcomes New Executive Director

[Posting Date: 08-16-2010]

Willamette Academy graduation The college access program for underrepresented students will celebrate its fourth graduating class May 27.

[Posting Date: 05-18-2010]

GSE partners with Willamette Academy Graduate School of Education students learn from academy families to improve parent-teacher relationships.

[Posting Date: 04-14-2010]

Willamette earns presidential service award Willamette is one of only six colleges and universities nationwide to receive the Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Presidential Award.

[Posting Date: 02-26-2010]

Willamette Academy Commended Two recent publications lauded the successes of Willamette’s college access program.

[Posting Date: 02-05-2010]

2009

Grant Funds Outreach Programs Willamette Academy and the Chemawa Indian School Tutoring Program will benefit from a new grant.

[Posting Date: 11-12-2009]

Willamette Academy Graduation The college access program for underrepresented students will celebrate its third graduating class May 28.

[Posting Date: 05-18-2009]

2007

Oregon Community Foundation's Doris J.Wipper Fund Aids Willamette Academy Oregon Community Foundation's Doris J.Wipper Fund Aids Willamette Academy

[Posting Date: 07-27-2007]

College 101 Prepares Students for Higher Education College 101 Prepares Students for Higher Education

[Posting Date: 04-16-2007]

2004

Willamette Academy Awarded $75,000 Willamette Academy Awarded $75,000

[Posting Date: 11-16-2004]

2001

Willamette Receives Grants To Establish Programs For Ethnically Diverse Students Willamette Receives Grants To Establish Programs For Ethnically Diverse Students

[Posting Date: 06-01-2001]