Centralia College is opening its doors to the community for an Open House from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in the new TransAlta Commons building. This event is free and open to everyone. Childcare will be provided.
The college will be showcasing its programs and services, and welcoming members of the community to get a taste of life as a student. As part of the celebration, the college will be offering 15-minute sample classes in a variety of subjects, including math, business, biology, and IT, and a host of workshops aimed at answering the questions most would-be college students have before they start.
“This is an opportunity to come in, kick the tires, meet some of our amazing students, faculty, and staff, and see if college is something you want to pursue,” explained Bob Mohrbacher, college president. “It’s a low-stress way to check things out, have some fun, and see what we do. We’ll have everything you need to get started.”
The free workshops will feature topics such as financial aid, worker retraining programs, student jobs, preschool, childcare, and much more. In addition, representatives from the college’s bachelor’s degree programs and student clubs will be available to answer questions and provide information on campus opportunities, and the college’s new Makerspace (Electronics, Robotics, and Automation Studio in TAC 332) will be open to provide opportunities to explore college technology.