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Saturday, November 17, 2018

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WCC, Michigan Medicine launch Service Desk Apprenticeship Progam

Apprenticeships are typically associated with the skilled trades. You might first think of a plumber or electrician apprentice? Or maybe a welder or carpenter?

That convention is changing and a recent apprenticeship program created by Washtenaw Community College to help Michigan Medicine attract and train aspiring information technology professionals is advancing the cause.

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WCC cuts ribbon on nursing labs, celebrates Center of Excellence distinction

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was among the dignitaries that helped Washtenaw Community College celebrate its national Center of Excellence in Nursing Education designation and cut the ribbon on its new nursing simulation laboratories at a special ceremony held Thursday evening.

“The impact that the School of Nursing has on the community it serves is extraordinary,” Snyder said.

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Students get glimpse into cybersecurity thanks to WCC instructors

The Square One Education Network recently called on Washtenaw Community College to showcase its new instrument that allows interactive learning to help stifle hacking in the auto industry.

On display for a few dozen high school students – mostly from districts in the Metro Detroit area – was WCC’s new mobile hacking workbench, a replica of a vehicle’s complete communication and computer systems.

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WCC Fiber Optics Bootcamp offers three national certifications in one week

As part of its ongoing commitment to develop workforce training in advanced technologies, Washtenaw Community College is offering week-long fiber optic installation training program in September.

WCC receives grant to enhance after-school program at Parkridge Community Center

Washtenaw Community College is enhancing the after-school academic support services it offers at the Parkridge Community Center in Ypsilanti thanks to a $133,176 grant from Washtenaw Coordinated Funders.

UA brings record attendance, $8 million impact to WCC, community

A three-week break in the academic calendar doesn’t mean Washtenaw Community College won’t still be bustling with thousands of students this week.

Governor appoints WCC dean to Michigan Council on Future Mobility

Brandon Tucker, Dean of Advanced Technologies and Public Service Careers at Washtenaw Community College, has been appointed to the Michigan Council on Future Mobility by Governor Rick Snyder.

RN/LPN Skills Refresher class offered at WCC

The Washtenaw Community College Nursing and Health Sciences Division and its Workforce Development department are teaming up to help get nurses whose licenses have lapsed back into the profession.

WCC students network with industry experts at CAR Management Briefing Seminars

A pair of Washtenaw Community College students are interacting with automotive industry experts at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars being held July 30-August 2 in Traverse City.

WCC alumna, Board chair Diana McKnight-Morton honored by MCCA

Diana McKnight-Morton, an alumna of Washtenaw Community College and the current chairperson of the college’s Board of Trustees, has been awarded the Michigan Community College Association’s Outstanding Alumnus Award.

WCC welcomes Ironworkers back to campus for Instructor Training Program

The Ironworkers are back, bringing with them more than 825 people to the state-of-the-art training facilities at Washtenaw Community College and an estimated economic impact of up to $5 million to Washtenaw County.

Rock & roll, blues author Jas Obrecht brings Music Journalism class to WCC

Back in November 1978, a young music journalist named James “Jas” Obrecht introduced the world to an up-and-coming musician named Eddie Van Halen, who was on the verge of revolutionizing rock n’ roll guitar playing.

WCC Foundation board names new president, four new members

The Washtenaw Community College Foundation recently announced a new Chairman of its Board of Directors and the addition of four new board members. Their terms began July 1, 2018.

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