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Sunday, October 13, 2019

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With Business Enterprise program, students build education around their careers

Washtenaw Community College is turning business education upside down with the introduction of its new Business Enterprise program that can lead to a certificate, an advanced certificate, an associate degree and transfer opportunities to a four-year institution.

But, first and foremost, it’s focused on helping students advance in their career. The focus is on skill building for entry-level employment. From there, the student can build their education around what they experience on-the-job and choose to pursue.

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WCC's Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts programs receive ACF accreditation

Two of Washtenaw Community College’s culinary programs recently received accreditation from the American Culinary Federation.

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Students connect over pink pumpkins at breast cancer awareness event

Affixing a pink and white bandana to a pastel pink pumpkin, Chris Little shared the signs his mother experienced when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Among them, there were lumps. And she experienced lethargy.

The Student Resource Center, in observation of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, invited students Oct. 3 to decorate the autumn staple with the signature color of breast cancer awareness – pink.

Little, of Plymouth, didn’t know the awareness event was happening, but when he entered the second floor of the Student Center, he stopped to honor his mom.

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2 WCC students receive 'New Beginnings' scholarships from Lake Trust CU

Two Washtenaw Community College students are among the four recipients statewide of a “New Beginnings” scholarship from the Lake Trust Foundation, which is the philanthropic branch of Brighton-based Lake Trust Credit Union.

Fall 2019 Career & Internship Fair scheduled; free and open to public

The 2019 Fall Career & Internship Fair at Washtenaw Community College is expected to include representatives from an estimated 75 employers, many looking to immediately fill current job opportunities. The event is free and open to the public.

Community invited to WCC's Free College Day on September 29

Everyone is welcome when Washtenaw Community College once again opens its doors for the bi-annual Free College Day event on Sunday, Sept. 29.

Entrepreneurs-in-Residence offers one-on-one mentoring with four local experts

A new Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program will provide one-on-one mentoring services to clients of the Entrepreneurship Center at Washtenaw Community College, a resource hub for the college’s students and anyone in the community interested in pursuing business ownership or growing an established small business.

Child Development program earns accreditation from NAEYC

The Child Development associate degree program at Washtenaw Community College recently received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs.

Fall 2019 Welcome Day scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 11

UPDATE: Due to the potential for thunderstorms, Welcome Day festivities will be held on the first floor of the Student Center.

Faculty research published in Oxford University Press book, 'Islands and Snakes'

Research by Washtenaw Community College professional faculty member David Wooten is included in Islands and Snakes: Isolation and Adaptive Evolution, a book published this month by Oxford University Press.

Roofers Union brings national training program to WCC

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (August 16, 2019) – A fourth trade union will make Washtenaw Community College and the Ann Arbor area its home base for instructor training when the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers & Allied Workers holds its inaugural National Instructor Training Program June 15-19, 2020.

United Association returns to WCC for 30th year

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (August 12, 2019) – For the 30th consecutive summer, the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry (UA) is back on the Washtenaw Community College campus for its Instructor Training Program.

WCC trustees extend contract of President Bellanca

The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees voted to extend the contract of President and CEO Dr. Rose B. Bellanca to June 30, 2022.

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