College and Career Event

A Career Discovery 2017 College and Career Event for high school students will be held on September 14, 2017, 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM (CST), Southern Union State Community College, Opelika Campus.

This event is a valuable resource to local high school students and their families. The College and Career Event is designed for high school students in Region 5 (Autauga, Bullock, Chambers, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, Perry, Russell, and Tallapoosa counties) to explore college and career possibilities.

In addition to visiting with College or University Representative, students can interact with regional industries and businesses who will highlight and link careers to the classroom and provide students and their families an overview of career opportunities available in the region, showcased in 11 career clusters: 

  • Agriculture
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Communication and Information Technology
  • Education and Training
  • Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Public Service (Law, Police, Fire, Corrections, Military, etc.)
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
  • Energy and Utilities

Students will also have an opportunity to attend seminars on financial aid, Financing College, and College Athletic Eligibility.

College or University Representatives can use the resources in the sidebar to learn more and register for the event.

If you have questions, please contact:

Sarah Cox
334-745-6437, ext. 5316
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For more information:

Janet Ormond
Chair, Central AlabamaWorks
Industry Training Center
1701 Lafayette Parkway
Opelika, Alabama 36801
334.745.6437 ext. 5521
jormond@centralalabamaworks.com