College & Career Events Weekly Newsletter Issue 5- 10/23/20

Open a new student account with GESA and earn $100.

Active from October 1- December 31

Students accounts can be opened at online at gesaa.com CLCIK HERE

For more information CLICK HERE for the flyer from GESA.

Don't miss Financial Aid and Scholarships, Virtual Workshops next week!

Join us, Wednesday, October 28th, between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm for a series of Financial Aid and Scholarship virtual workshops.

Use My Future Wednesday Link: CLICK HERE

SCAD: The University for Creative Careers Presents:


October 24 - 31, 2020

The SCAD Savannah Film Festival is going virtual, and all students and staff are invited to attend!

The SCAD Savannah Film Festival returns in its 23rd year as an all-virtual presentation Oct. 24-31, 2020. As the largest university-run film festival in the U.S., this annual, eight-day celebration of cinematic excellence honors both professional and emerging student filmmakers. The 2020 virtual festival includes gala premiere screenings, spotlights, competitions, event series, and forums, as well as exclusive video messages from filmmakers, live Q&A events, and other original content.

Prospective SCAD students get exclusive free access to a curated selection of film screenings and all panel discussions and "In Conversation" events with The Hive Pass. Get a glimpse into the university’s preeminent educational experience and star-studded signature events. Students and educators must register for a pass online.

Some highlights include:

  • Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. ET – SCAD Production Design and Themed Entertainment Design Session
  • Thursday, Oct. 29, 3 p.m. ET – SCAD Performing Arts and Casting Session
  • Friday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m. ET – SCAD Film and Television and Sound Design Session

Check out the full schedule of events HERE

For questions and more information, email Jenny Jaquillard at jjaquill@scad.edu.

Want to learn more about SCAD creative academic programs? Click HERE

Video : SCAD Creative Careers

Video Direct Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4Y9sE4KCWc&feature=emb_logo

You are invited to attend: VIRTUAL PREVIEW DAYS

hosted by Central Washington University, October 28 and 29th from 4:00 - 6:00 pm

CWU’s Virtual Preview Days will consist of sessions from various offices around campus, including Housing, Financial Aid, and Student Services. As well as sessions from academic colleges, our Douglas Honors College, and student clubs and organizations. We hope that students can engage and learn more about CWU from the comfort of their home. Click HERE to RSVP

Additionally, we are also hosting a session just for high school counselors on October 29th from 5:30 – 6:00pm. We’ll go over CWU updates and have a live Q&A. If you’re interested in attending, click here to sign up and receive a webinar link.

Questions? Want to schedule a one-on-one appointment ? Contact Alma Castillo, Admissions Counselor, alma.castillo@cwu.edu

Video: Take a virtual tour of Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA

Video Direct link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdwTUKM9-Vk

SOAR at Seattle University

2020 Virtual Fall Preview, Saturday, November 7th

We invite you and your family to join faculty, staff and students to learn more about Seattle University at our Virtual Fall Preview!

Workshops include:

  • Applying to Seattle U
  • Living On Campus
  • Financial Aid 101
  • Redhawk Student Panel
  • Live Student-Led Campus Tour
  • RSVP online HERE

Video: Take an Ariel Tour of Seattle University

Video Direct Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kb8suaN5j0

Did you apply for Washington State's College Bound program while in middle school?

If so, you may be eligible for the Falcon Bound Commitment — and have 100 percent of your SPU tuition covered over four years!

Just apply for admission and submit your FAFSA to be automatically considered.

For the fourth year in a row, Seattle Pacific has been named a “Best National University” in U.S. News & World Report’s annual best college rankings. — by U.S. News & World Report

We are a nationally ranked, private Christian liberal arts university in Seattle, Washington.

We are fully committed to graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling a grace-filled community.

Learn more about Seattle Pacific University HERE

Video Direct link: Seattle Pacific University https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMTJc-Hmxy0&feature=emb_logo


Discover what it takes to join the Military and learn how a career of service can lead to a fulfilling life.

Visit the Today's Military website


What testing do I need to enter the Military?

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a heavily researched and well-respected aptitude test developed by the Department of Defense. It measures a young adult’s strengths and potential for success in military training.

Video: Explaining the ASVAB test

Direct Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TimEWY-XcKM&feature=emb_logo

Washington Business Week, Fall Speaker Series

Starts October 26, 8:00 pm New speaker every Monday at 8:00 pm


University of Washington, Latino Community session on

October 29th from 4 – 5 PM.

This session will focus on finding your community as a Latino student on UW campus. We will cover some resources at UW, as well as a Q&A with some of our student ambassadors. Please share this flyer to your students and have them register as well. Registration Infor click HERE

Chat with UW MAPS

SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday Nov 11, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students

Come talk to pre-health students from underrepresented backgrounds and get great advice on applying to UW. You can get your questions or concerns answered from students who are excited to help you. It would be a great way to get some words of advice on college essays, tips on course planning for high school, and learn more about amazing programs such as STARS and GenOM Project that are for incoming freshman. Hope to see you there!

Click HERE for Flyer

Zoom information HERE - same Zoom link for My Future Wednesday!

Perry Technical Institute

Virtual Financial Aid Night

Wednesday, Oct 27, 4:00 - 7:00 pm

Have questions about how to pay for school? Attend a drop-in virtual financial aid zoom session!

Sign up today for our Virtual Financial Aid Night on Wed., Oct. 28th from 4-7pm. Financial Aid reps will be available to guide you through the financial aid application.

For more info, please contact our Financial Aid department at 509-453-0374.

Watch Video Below:

Program Spotlight-Automotive Program

Video Direct Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZt7V_ZQuuY&feature=emb_logo

Interested in a job in Forestry this summer?

The Umatilla National Forest is seeking interested students to apply for upcoming 2021 summer forestry positions in fire fighting and natural resources (must be 18 by summer).

Click HERE for more information

Video: The Heart of a Fire Fighter

Video Direct Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xqk7zV6NUZ0&feature=emb_logo

University of Idaho

High School Design Days, Saturday, November 7, 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

Experience student life as an emerging designer at the University of Idaho! Join us for a day of hands-on design workshops taught virtually by our expert faculty. High School Design Day is FREE and open to students in grades 9-12.

You will begin the day making a digital mood board–a visual brainstorming and communication tool that incorporates images, colors and textures. Design professionals use these boards when meeting with real-world clients about proposed projects. Using the free online tool Advanced PIXLR E and following along with our instructors, you will gather images from the web and collage them together.

You will round out their day in one of the following workshops, when they use their mood boards to influence their second design:

  • Architecture
  • Art & Design
  • Interior Architecture & Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Virtual Technology & Design

Register for Design Days HERE

Video: Learn about the College of Art & Architecture

Video direct link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4psY81VMuI

EXPERIENCE Idaho State University! Virtual Event

October 30 or 31st

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

REGISTER AT : isu.edu/experienceisu

APPLY NOW FOR FINANCIAL AID! The sooner you apply, the more $$ you may be eligible for!

Financial aid is money to help pay for college or a career/technical school. Grants, work-study, loans, and scholarships help make college or career school affordable.

In Washington, there are two different applications for financial aid, but you only need to file one:

File the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) if you are a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. Click Here

File the WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) if you are not eligible to complete the FAFSA due to immigration status. Click Here

You do not need to know whether or where you plan to go to school or what programs you might be interested in to file for financial aid.

Need help or have questions about completing your FAFSA or WAFSA? Contact Guidance Specialist, Mr. Brown, via email mbrown@psd1.org


Login in to "MY FUTURE" Wednesdays

with College Specialist, Mike Brown

and CTE Community Engagement Manager, Ana Tuiaea-Ruud

Login between 10:00 -11:30 am to listen to guest speakers or get help with questions regarding college, military, and career options.

Have a college or career related event to share with students? Email a CHS Student Services Specialist below to be featured in the next newsletter:

Mike Brown, College & Career Guidance Specialist, mbrown@psd1.org

Ana Tuiaea-Ruud, Career & Technical Education (CTE) Community Engagement Manager, aruud@psd1.org