Willamette Academy News

Fall 2015

  • December 9, 2015

    Dr. Botero, an Assistant Professor of Politics at Willamette, talked about her interests in court systems and politics, as well as her life experience. [MORE]
  • December 8, 2015

    Peter and Zach from MAPS Credit Union introduced Academy students to Individual Development Account (IDA) programs. [MORE]
  • November 18, 2015

    November 18th, Academy students did close readings of poetry with Willamette University professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies, Allison Hobgood. [MORE]

  • November 17, 2015

    A Willamette University alum represented MAPS Credit Union for this installment of the Financial Literacy Workshop Series. This night featured a more in-depth look at the use of credit cards. [MORE]
  • November 16, 2015

    The Willamette University Career Center partnered with Willamette Academy to hold a workshop on skill assessment. [MORE]
  • November 11, 2015

    Willamette Academy students visited George Fox University and Willamette University. [MORE]
  • November 11, 2015

    Academy students enjoyed a discussion with Dr. Zhang, a professor in the Humanities Department at Willamette University. [MORE]
  • November 10, 2015

    Zach from MAPS Credit Union continued his Financial Literacy workshop series with Academy students. This workshop outlined the differences between credit cards, debit cards, and checks. [MORE]

  • November 4, 2015

    Willamette University Sociology professor, Michael Niño, spoke with a group of Willamette Academy students about the college process and college life. [MORE]
  • November 3, 2015

    Zach, a representative from MAPS Credit Union, introduced Academy students to the idea of budgeting and goal oriented money management. [MORE]
  • November 3, 2015

    Academy students attended a workshop with Randi, a Director of Admissions from Colby College in Waterville, Maine. [MORE]
  • November 2, 2015

    Willamette University Professor Patricia Varas of the Spanish department gave a talk to students about language, names, and identity. [MORE]

  • October 29, 2015

    Maile, a Willamette University student, lead an interactive workshop with Academy students. [MORE]

  • October 28, 2015

    Professor Anthony Coleman of the Willamette University Philosophy Department spoke to Academy students about the importance of philosophy. [MORE]

  • October 27, 2015

    Academy students attended a Willamette University Humanities Lecture given by Elizabeth Bearden. [MORE]

  • October 21, 2015

    Academy students attended a workshop with Professor Wogan, an anthropologist at Willamette University. [MORE]
  • October 20, 2015

    Conor O'Rourke, a Senior Assistant Dean of Admission from the Office of Admission of Pomona College gave a group of Willamette Academy sophomores and juniors a presentation about the college selection process. [MORE]

  • October 16, 2015

    Willamette Academy students visited Linfield College (McMinnville, OR) and Concordia University (Portland, OR). [MORE]

  • October 14, 2015

    Academy students attended a presentation given by Beth, an admissions counselor from Saint Mary’s College of California. [MORE]
  • October 8th, 2015

    Academy students attended a presentation given by Kelly, a representative from Barnard College. [MORE]
  • October 7, 2015

    Professor Jennifer Jopp of the History, Latin American Studies, and Interdisciplinary Studies departments introduced Academy students to social history: a discipline of history that studies ordinary people from a wide range of demographics. [MORE]
  • October 6, 2015

    The Willamette University Center for Asian Studies welcomed a group of traveling Japanese katana specialists to campus for a night of traditional dance, dress, music, drama, and sword fighting. [MORE]
  • Professor Cox speaks to Willamette Academy students

    September 30, 2015

    Professor Anna Cox, of the Spanish and Film Studies departments, connected with Academy students on the topic of being a first generation college student. [MORE]