2013 News

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.


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.


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


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.


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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!