Before the books close on 2010, it’s important to mark a significant WCC milestone: Thirty years ago, in September 1980, the WCC Children’s Center moved into the Family Education building.
WCC has so many students who have career dreams, but not the finances to necessarily support those dreams. That’s where the WCC Foundation comes in to help.
Sometimes you have a problem and need someone to talk to.
The WCC Board of Trustees is seeking candidates to serve two of the remaining four years of Trustee David Rutledge’s six-year term. Rutledge, a three-term WCC trustee, was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in November and will begin his House responsibilities in January.
Accelerating on a rain-soaked highway. Weaving through heavy traffic. Driving safely on any road surface is a critical skill for an emergency first responder.
WCC is letting the Earth heat and cool one of its busiest buildings. Drilling has just been completed on 140 geothermal wells adjacent to the College’s Occupational Education building. The 120,000-square-foot facility was built in 1982 and is home to the automotive, motorcycle, welding, HVAC, dental, and radiography programs, as well as administrative and faculty offices.
You can’t tell by looking at people that they have trouble reading. But students who find reading a barrier to learning at WCC have access to some cool tools that will help them learn without drawing attention to the problem.
Registration for WCC’s Winter 2011 Semester starts Wednesday, Nov. 10, for current and readmitted students. Registration for new students starts one week later on Wednesday, Nov. 17.
When Lourdes Kincaid was growing up in Ecuador, she was the kind of girl who brought home hurt animals to nurse back to health and who was ready to help whenever a family member was sick. “My parents always said I’d grow up to be a doctor, a nurse, or a vet,” she said.
Finding a new academic leader who will honor the hard work and vision of retiring President Larry Whitworth while bringing his or her own unique perspective on two-year education is a daunting task. It’s arguably one of the most strategic undertakings facing the WCC Board of Trustees this year.