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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Popular on-campus events wrapped into one WCC Open House

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Washtenaw Community College
Open House / Free College Day / Cars & Bikes on Campus
Sunday, September 24, 2017

WHAT:

Washtenaw Community College’s fall Open House combines two popular on-campus events – Free College Day and Cars & Bikes on Campus – and includes additional free events that give the community an opportunity to experience the college.

Free College Day is a popular biannual event that offers a variety of free classes led by WCC faculty and staff during three sessions (starting at 11:00am, 1:00pm and 2:15pm). There are 28 classes offered, ranging from “Audio Recording & Engineering: How Hit Records are Made and Concerts Produced” to “STEM Labs Backstage Pass: Life Sciences Lab Core” to “Japanese Meditation for Health and Healing.” Other courses focus on radiography, biology, business, home construction, exercise, computer networking, infant/child care, and more. A full schedule of classes and registration information can be found at wccnet.edu/openhouse.

Cars & Bikes on Campus features cool cars, amazing motorcycles and revved up competitions. Throw in music, food and age-appropriate activities for children and the 14th annual event offers something for everyone from 11:00am to 3:00pm. The WCC Advanced Transportation division also opens the doors to its labs and classrooms, where you can check out a motorcycle dyno shootout, welding competitions, 3D printing, laser and plasma cutting demonstrations, and more. For more information, visit wccnet.edu/openhouse.

Additional Open House activities include: Party in the Park with cider and donuts, carnival treats, photo booth, face painting and other fun activities for kids of all ages; campus tours guided by WCC student ambassadors; Open House stops and activities at a number of WCC’s state-of-the-art labs; and lunch will be available for $4. More details available at wccnet.edu/openhouse.

WHEN/WHERE:

Sunday, September 24 from 11:00am to 4:00pm at Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48105. Suggested parking is in Parking Lot 4, off E. Huron River Drive. Cars & Bikes on Campus will be held in Parking Lot 3. Party in the Park and the Campus Tour starting point will be located in front of the Student Center Building. Free College Day courses and Open House activities will be held throughout campus. Campus maps and directions can be found at wccnet.edu/openhouse.

MORE DETAILS:

Registration is required only for Free College Day courses. All other activities are open to the public. Courses are open to all ages, though children 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 

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