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Free College Day

Free College Day

These are some of the activities that made the March 2014 Free College Day at WCC a memorable event.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Create your own day of learning with Free College Day at Washtenaw Community College.

Presentations cover a wide variety of topics: from Shakespeare, DNA testing, Charles Darwin and geothermal energy, to the mummies and cultures of Peru, homesteading, genealogy, watercolor painting, and much more.

All presentations are free. Space is limited; registration is required.

Lunch can be purchased on campus or at one of the many eateries within a mile or two of the college. Music during the lunch break is provided by pianist Crystal Harding and her students.

Build your schedule from the following options:

Title Presenter Time Location Status
Finding Your Family History Online Section 1 Barbara Snow 9:30am - 11:00am Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
Spice: A Flavor for All Seasons Chef Derek Anders 9:30am - 11:00am Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
The Energy Under Our Feet: Geothermal Talk and Tour Beau Burgen and Bill Ghrist 9:30am - 11:00am Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
Understanding the Great Lakes Dr. Karen Vigmostad 9:30am - 11:00am Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
A Self Sufficient Life: Homesteading Jason Gold 11:15am - 12:45pm Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
Darwin: Books, Beetles and Blasphemy David A. Wooten 11:15am - 12:45pm Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
Finding Your Family History Online Section 2 Barbara Snow 11:15am - 12:45pm Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
Mummy Quest: Seeking the Past Lives and Cultures of Peru Jim Skufis and Dr. Chris Barrett 11:15am - 12:45pm Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
A Dyeing Art: Silk Dyeing & Felt Collage Michele Montour 1:30pm - 3:00pm Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
DIY Tools of the Trade Cristy Lindemann 1:30pm - 3:00pm Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
DNA Testing, Your Ancestry and Health: The Hopes and Perils Emily Thompson, Ph.D. 1:30pm - 3:00pm Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
Social Media Marketing Tools and Tips Nancy Howard and Denise Swope 1:30pm - 3:00pm Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
Million Dollar Ideas Dr. Kimberly Hurns 3:15pm - 4:45pm Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
Shakespeare on Love Tom Zimmerman 3:15pm - 4:45pm Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
Songs of the Greatest Generation John E. Lawrence 3:15pm - 4:45pm Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN
Wonderful Watercolors Debra Golden 3:15pm - 4:45pm Morris J Lawrence, ML-Lobby OPEN

To reserve your spot, click here. If you want to update your reservation, you can click here.

For more information, call 734-973-3623 or email us

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