of CACG Events
Final Mentoring Session, May 23
Clover Park Technical College's STEP Program is hosting the fifth and Final Mentoring Session for 2011-2012 academic year.
Topic: Celebration and Surveys.
Activities: An Interactive Look Back.
Campus Visit Cascadia Community College, May 18
108 middle school students from Northshore School District attending.
Latino Fair, May 11
Group Mentoring Session, May 9
Clover Park Technical College's STEP Program is hosting the fourth Group Mentoring Session.
Topic: Graduation, Transitions and Roadblocks
Activities: Writing Quick Personal Statements and small group discussion with mentors.
Shadow Day, Western Washington University, May 4
Hosted by Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Middle school and high school students will partner with university students to experience a day on WWU's campus.
This conference is hosted by the University of Washington Tacoma.
College Bound Scholarship Students from Tacoma area highschools will be attending this day long conference.
Getting College Ready
- Goal Setting
- Know How to Go
- College Fair Questions
- CBS Eligible Institutions
- Good, Better, Best Graduation
Tell Me About Yourself
Mock College Admissions
How Do I Get My College Bound Scholarship?
Preparing for College
Are You On the Right Track to Graduate or Transfer?
Hosted by Big Bend Commmunity College. Campus partners provided information about transferring available to students. The BBCC counselors were available and conducted Degree Audit for students to see how on track they were to graduate/transfer.
What's in a Leader? Team Building and Leadership Activities, April 18th
Hosted by Gonzaga University's Mentoring Programs at Shaw Middle School, Spokane. Mentors and mentees participate in team building and leadership activities designed to show one how to work effectively with others and discover leadership potential.
3 Colleges Tour: Gonzaga University, Spokane Community College, and Whitworth University, April 14th
Hosted by Gonzaga University's Mentoring Programs. Mentors and mentees (middle school students) have lunch at Gonzaga University and then take a tour of the three campuses.
The College Roundtable, Glover Middle School, April 11th
Hosted by Gonzaga University's Mentoring Programs. A variety of GU students discuss how they got to go to college and how they have been successful while there.
Financial Aid/Scholarship Workshops
Baile Folkorico de WWU student dance crew performing at the
Migrant Youth Leadership Conference
Winter Migrant Youth Leadership Conference, March 1
This conference gives middle school and high school students from migrant backgrounds the opportunity to connect with WWU faculty and students on campus.
Students attending the MYLC at WWU
High School Orchestra Contest, March 28
Pierce College hosts this and will inform high school students about high education opportunities, funding options, and the application process.
S.W.A.G. Leadership Conference, March 31
Hosted by the Multicultural Student Mentor Program at Washington State University, This is a student planned leadership conference assisting freshmen and transefer students with their continued education at WSU. S.W.A. G. (Students Wanting to Achieve Greatness) consists of workshops and performances by student organizations and a keynote speaker-all with the intention of inspiring students to graduate and succeed at WSU and expose them to cross-cultural experience. Workshop topics include academic issues such as the certification process of many colleges, getting involved and the importance of life outside of academics.
Resources for S.W.A.G. Conference:
Winter HEROES Resource Fair
Group Mentoring Session, February 15
Clover Park Technical College's STEP Program is hosting the third Group Mentoring Session.
Topic: Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships and How Media Influcences You.
Activities: Values Auctions and small group discussion with mentors.
Mentor and Leadership Training
Hosted by Edmonds Community College.
UW Tacoma International Tour January 28
Group Mentoring Session, January 11
Clover Park Technical College's STEP Program is hosting the second Group Mentoring Session.
Topic: Negative Effects of Substance Abuse and the Importance of Healthy Habits. Activities: Interactive Website Review, "Drunk" Goggles Experiment and small group discussions with mentors.
Scholarships Casino Event, January 11
Hosted by Big Bend Community College. Campus partners showed up intheir Casino 'garb' and had their perspective scholarship packets, deadlines, ect. for students. Organizers also included BBCC's Scholarship Foundation as part of the event.
Alternative Winter Break, Kettle Falls, December 12th-16th, 2011
student mentors, high schools students and 4th grade students learn about college preparation and application, higher education, and career pathways through such service-learning projects as wildlife tracking.
Group Mentoring, December 7th, 2011
Fall Migrant Youth Leadership Conference, December 2, 2011
Transfer Process Tailgate Party, October 12, 2011
Hosted by Big Bend Community College. Campus partners showed up with their school banners, canopies/trucks, and information about transferring to their school.
Past CACG Events
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July 26th-July 28th: University of Washington Tacoma STEPS-2- Success Summer Institute for high school students.
June 3rd: Whatcom Community College ESL Event
June 4th: Pacific Lutheran University Campus Visit by Green River Community College Headwaters Mentors and Mentees.
June 28th-August 30th: Peer Mentoring and Support Services for Pre-College Math Courses provided by Clover Park Technical College.
Minority and Immigrant College Outreach Workshop presented by Pierce Community College.
May 3rd: Scholarship Workshops at Mountlake Terrace High School and Lynnwood High School presented by UW Bothell Dream Project.
May 5th: Scholarship Workshop at Everett High School presented by UW Bothell Dream Project.
May 13th: Scholarship Workshop at Juanita High School presented by UW Bothell Dream Project.
May 6th: UW Seattle Dream Project Spring BBQ/Campus Visit
May 6th, 7th, 8th: Mother's Day Powwow-featuring LEAF School
May 9th: Green River Community College Campus Visit
May 11th: College is Possible presentation to ESL students by Shoreline Community College.
May 12th and 24th: Financial Aid Information Sessionsat Whatcom Community College
May 11th: Western Washington University College Bound Juniors Visit
May 12th:Evergreen State College Campus Visit by Olympic Middle School students.
May 16th: Student Success Workshops presented by Clark College
May 18th: WWU Shadow Day with middle school and high school students.
May 18th: UW Seattle: Live the Dream Reception
May 20th: How to Access Higher Education Workshops presented by Big Bend Community College, Transfer Center.
May 20th: College Bound Scholarship Information Fair presented by Cascadia Community College, Student Success Services.
May 20th: Cascadia Community College Campus Visit by middle school students.
May 25th College Access Day at Edmonds Community College
May 21st: UW Seattle Campus Visit by Green River Community College Headwaters Mentors and Mentees.
April 5th, 6th, 7th: Alternative Spring Break/Edmonds Community College and the LEAF School
April 20th: Art Workshop and Campus Visit presented by Bellingham Technical College
April 27th: International Family Night at Shorecrest High School presented by Shoreline Community College.