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September 18, 1967. Lakewood State Junior College opened its doors to 503 local students. A few years later, classes began at the new 916 Area Vocational Technical Institute. These two events marked the beginning of something transformative in the lives of thousands over the next 50 years - Century College.

We invite you to celebrate with us at our Liberal Arts Showcase!  Celebrate 25 programs through a Liberal Arts fair and program tours.

Showcase schedule:

11 - 11:15 am: Scene from Century College Theatre Department's production of Hairspray - West Nest.

11:15 am - 12:15 pm: Century College's Speaker Series presents Scott Hartley, venture capitalist and best-selling author of The Fuzzy and the Techie".  Scott is a Term Member on the Council on Foreign Relations and served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at the Whtie House.  He's worked at Google, Facebook, and Harvard's Berman Center for Internet and Society.  He has written for Forbes, Quartz and Foreign Policy, and has been featured in USA Today, Harvard Business Review and the Wall Street Journal.  He earned a BA at Standord University and an MA and MBA at Columbia University - West Nest. 

12:30 - 2 pm: Lunch (donated by Donatelli's)

  • Liberal Arts Showcase - 2nd Floor Commons Area
  • Liberal Arts Crawl - The Niche
  • Arts Cafe - West Nest Area 


Free & Open to the Public


Sue Klecker, Special Events Coordinator