More than 500 people attended Lassen Community College’s College, Career and Transfer Fair last Monday. Photo by Glenda Svendsen

LCC hosts annual College, Career and Transfer Fair

Lassen Community College held its annual College, Career and Transfer Fair for students who are, “starting or finalizing their career search, continuing their education at a four year institution or looking for a new career” on Monday, Sept. 16.

The event was well attended with 500 plus students and job seekers attending. Representatives from nearly 30 Colleges ranging from as far away as Anchorage Alaska offered potential students a glimpse of their school’s specialties.

Jonathon Gates, outreach representative from Academy of Art University in San Francisco offered information on their 40 distinct areas of study including: Architecture, Communication and Media Technologies, Fashion, Fine Art and Game Development.

Gates also touted the merits of Academy of Art University’s Pre-College Art Experience. PCAE allows students currently enrolled in high school to attend the Academy tuition-free, earning scholarship dollars towards undergraduate studies.

Information on career opportunities with CHP, Army, Air Force, Marines, Cal Fire, Forest Service, Golden 1, Banner Health, Alliance for Workforce Development, Lassen County of Education, Lassen County Behavior Health, CalFresh/Public Health, Lassen Rehab, Seneca Health, Lassen County Probation and the Census were also available.

The career paths and areas of study showcased were in addition, of course, to Lassen Community College’s options, which include 40 associate degrees and 14 career technical education degrees.