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Monday, June 24, 2019

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Students over come struggles to earn GED diplomas

June 20 was an evening some students doubted was in reach.

“I thought I was never going to graduate,” said Lawanda Leverett. “It was depressing to not live the life I imagined.”

Leverett was one of the student speakers at the Adult Transitions Pathways’ Student Recognition Ceremony to honor the 90-plus non-traditional students who have received their General Educational Development diplomas since July 2018.

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WCC recognized for promoting exercise on campus

Washtenaw Community College has received silver-level recognition for its newly launched Exercise is Medicine on Campus (EIM-OC) program. EIM-OC is a national campaign led by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) that calls upon colleges and universities to promote physical activity to faculty, staff and students.

Achieving gold-level recognition is now the goal of the team assembled to lead the college’s EIM-OC efforts.

“What’s really cool is that to get to the silver level, we just presented the stuff we already do.

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New in Fall '19: General Studies degree meets needs of 21st century workforce

NOTE: This is the third in a three-part series on new program offerings in the Fall 2019 semester. See also: Broadcast Media Arts certificate and Web Design & Development certificates.

Faculty and administration at Washtenaw Community College are consistently compiling insight from student feedback, industry research and educational analyses to determine the need for curriculum changes.

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Students over come struggles to earn GED diplomas

June 20 was an evening some students doubted was in reach.

WCC recognized for promoting exercise on campus

Washtenaw Community College has received silver-level recognition for its newly launched Exercise is Medicine on Campus (EIM-OC) program. EIM-OC is a national campaign led by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) that calls upon colleges and universities to promote physical activity to faculty, staff and students.

New in Fall '19: General Studies degree meets needs of 21st century workforce

NOTE: This is the third in a three-part series on new program offerings in the Fall 2019 semester. See also: Broadcast Media Arts certificate and Web Design & Development certificates.

Student profile: Martaveius Taylor's varied areas of study have singular purpose

Officially, Martaveius Taylor is majoring in Digital Video Production at Washtenaw Community College. But beyond pursuing a particular degree, the 27-year-old is taking classes with a very specific result in mind: learning to successfully launch, promote and build a non-profit organization that will provide rent-to-own tiny homes and shipping container homes to low-income and homeless individuals.

New in Fall '19: Web Design & Development certificates

NOTE: This is the second in a three-part series on new program offerings in the Fall 2019 semester. See also: General Studies associate degreeBroadcast Media Arts certificate

New in Fall '19: Broadcast Media Arts Certificate

NOTE: This is the first in a three-part series on new program offerings in the Fall 2019 semester. See also: General Studies associate degreeWeb Design & Development certificates

WCC proposes strategic partnership to boost IT services

In June 2017, Washtenaw Community College experienced a complete information technology (IT) network outage that lasted three days. The impact on the college was significant and affected everything from new student applications and Fall semester registration to students’ ability to attend online classes and complete assignments.

Honors Convocation student speaker advises peers to step outside comfort zone

In one of her final acts as a Washtenaw Community College student, Vivian Wang encouraged her fellow high achievers to step outside their comfort zone in order to maximize their college experience.

Nursing graduates participate in traditional pinning ceremony

Family and friends of 62 Washtenaw Community College nursing program graduates filled Towsley Auditorium on Wednesday evening for the Spring Graduate Nurse Pinning Ceremony.

WCC Foundation Women's Council honors three community leaders

The Washtenaw Community College Foundation’s Women’s Council honored three women for their contributions to the community at its annual Salute to Women’s Leadership luncheon today.

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