• College Visit

    College Visit

    Juniors Visit Reed College

    On Monday, February 16, 2015, Willamette Academy juniors attended the Reed Junior Visit Day in Portland, Oregon. 

  • Keeping the Dream Alive

    Keeping the Dream Alive

    Students Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    On January 22nd, 2015, Willamette Academy students organized a multimedia presentation that honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s civil rights efforts. 

  • College Visit

    College Visit

    Students Visit Lewis & Clark

    On October 13, 2014, Willamette Academy students and Project Promise Scholars visited Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR. 

  • Project Promise Summer Camp

    Project Promise Summer Camp

    Seniors Attend First Summer Camp

    This summer, Project Promise seniors participated in the Academy's first Project Promise Summer Camp. 

  • A Day at the Beach

    A Day at the Beach

    SALS Take a Break

    After leading the Academy's Summer Camp for two weeks, Academy Seniors enjoyed a day at the beach. 

Welcome to Willamette Academy

MarkWillamette Academy reaches out to historically underrepresented communities by empowering youth who have the desire and potential to advance to higher education.

This academic program is designed to address a number of factors that may discourage certain students from attending college or otherwise impede their academic progress. We are committed to helping our students achieve at a level that will enable them to attend the four-year college or university of their choice.

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Highlights

Students Visit Pacific University On March 20th, 2015, Willamette Academy and Project Promise students visited Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR.

Juniors Visit Reed College On Monday, February 16, 2015, Willamette Academy juniors attended the Reed Junior Visit Day in Portland, Oregon.

Professor Patricia Varas: Language and Identity On January 28th, 2015, Willamette University Spanish Professor, Patricia Varas led an Academy workshop where she discussed how language impacts our lives on a basic level as well as on a cultural level.