Southwest Florida College was pleased to host the Children’s Home Society at their Fort Myers campus location on Saturday, September 10, 2011. Children ranging in age from 15 to 19 were guests at the event and were provided with exposure to career and educational options available to them upon graduation. Careers and higher educational programs highlighted at the event included Information Technology, Medical Assistant, Surgical Technician, Medical Laboratory Technician, Criminal Justice, Digital Design, and Computer Animation and Design.
Throughout their visit to the College, the children were provided a tour of the campus and corresponding classrooms and were provided the opportunity to interact in hands-on presentations related to each of the highlighted careers. Additionally, the children were provided the opportunity to interact with departmental program managers, faculty members, administrators, and admissions staff to ask questions related to specific career fields, educational paths, and specific information related to the College. During the visit, each student was provided with breakfast and lunch and with a backpack of useful items to take home in remembrance of the day.
The faculty, staff, and administration of the College were pleased to host this event and looks forward to a long and meaningful relationship with the Children’s Home Society for years to come!
Southwest Florida College is an accredited, private institution of higher learning that is listening to employers and providing its students with lifetime placement assistance in today’s most demanding career fields. The college is located in Fort Myers, Tampa, Port Charlotte and Bonita Springs. The Institute of Interior Design is also located within the Bonita Springs campus. For more information, call toll free 888‐279-2342 or visit www.swfc.edu.