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Illustration of a picture frame Saturday, November 18, 2017

Fall 2017 registration open

Honors Students

Student Services has extended hours to help you start the semester out right:

Monday through Thursday: 8:00am to 7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Come to the Student Center and receive personal registration assistance to get the classes you need, when you need them.

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WCC celebrates student veterans, hosts Hire MI Vet career fair

Military veterans make Washtenaw Community College a greater place, Air Force veteran and WCC Dean of Advanced Manufacturing and Public Service Careers Brandon Roderick Tucker says.

“What (veterans) did not only affected our country, it enriched our community and I think we are a better college because of the veterans that we have enrolled and graduated from here,” Tucker said while emceeing the college’s annual Veterans Day ceremony on Wednesday, November 8.

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WCC, sprinkler fitter union extend apprenticeship training contract

Washtenaw Community College and the Sprinkler Fitters of UA Local Union 669 signed a five-year contract extension on Wednesday, November 8, to continue the college’s involvement in providing the educational component of the union’s apprenticeship program. The agreement extends the contract through December 2022.

“We are very proud to continue our relationship with Washtenaw Community College,” said Local 669 Business Manager Brian Dunn.

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Apprenticeship Week events planned at WCC

Washtenaw Community College is hosting a pair of events in honor of the U.S. Department of Labor's third annual National Apprenticeship Week.

- Wednesday, Nov. 15: A free luncheon features keynote speaker Anthony Swoope, a retired administrator from the Department of Labor's Office of Apprenticeships, Employment and Training. He will discuss how an apprenticeship program can be a smart answer to preparing the workforce for those hard-to-fill, high-skilled jobs.

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iPad Replacing Laptops in the Classroom

Automotive students at WCC have a fancy new gadget in their toolbox this winter: the Apple iPad.

Job Search Workshops Give Students, Alumni, an Edge

There’s good news for job seekers: Employment opportunities that have been suspended in a deep freeze these last few years are finally beginning to thaw.

Phi Theta Kappa Offers Scholarships, Friends

By Matthew Novetske

Instructor’s Passions Range From Bikes to Bees

If there is a true Renaissance man on WCC’s campus it may well be motorcycle instructor and department chair Shawn Deron, 36. He is a self-described carpenter, plumber, mechanic, electrician, computer geek, philosopher, avid reader and learner, tool connoisseur, farmer, botanist, etymologist, photographer, entrepreneur, and teacher. But most of all he loves anything to do with speed and bees.

Get Help With Blackboard

The Blackboard used today at WCC isn’t a slab of slate hung on a classroom wall. Chalk won’t stick to it. You can’t make that nerve-numbing screech with your fingernails on it. But you can use it to pass notes to other students. You can check the status of assignments on it. And you can use it to mark your answers on a quiz or exam.

WCC Trustees Select McLean to Fill Board Vacancy

The WCC Board of Trustees has selected Toledo City Finance Director Patrick A. McLean to serve the two years of newly elected state Rep. David Rutledge’s unexpired term on the board. McLean’s appointment began Jan. 11 and will expire Dec. 31, 2012, following the next general election.

Testing Center Reduces Stress

There is no way around it—tests and stress go hand in hand. But what if you could take the test at a time of your choosing over a two-day period? And what if once you started it, you had as long as you needed to complete it instead of an hour or two during class? Would these things help? You bet.

WCC Instructor and Wife Share Caldecott Medal

“A Sick Day for Amos McGee,” written by WCC instructor Philip C. Stead and illustrated by his wife, Erin C. Stead, has received the prestigious 2011 Randolph Caldecott Medal presented by the American Library Association. The Caldecott Medal is awarded each year to the most distinguished picture book for children.

WCC Sells Surplus Property on eBay

WCC has stuff—lots and lots of stuff.  What do most people do who have extra stuff? They put it on eBay.

New Ombudsman Helps Students Solve Problems

Students who have problems with WCC that they can’t resolve can get help from the new Office of the Ombudsman.

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