On Monday, July 18, the Paul W. Smith show, which airs on WJR-AM 760, will hold its morning broadcast here at Washtenaw Community College.
This is an exciting opportunity. WCC will be showcased to the station's audience, which reaches approximately 600,000 listeners a week, across Michigan and several states in the Midwest.
The broadcast begins at 6:00am and runs through 9:00am.
Tune in as we share with a large regional radio audience the remarkable work that is done each and every day here at WCC. Full Story »
More than 55 representatives from colleges and universities throughout Michigan and beyond are attending WCC's Winter Transfer Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The event takes place from 10:00am to 3:00pm on the second floor of the Student Center building. It's free to students interested in learning more about their college transfer options. The public is also welcome.
Between 25 and 30 percent of WCC students transfer to four-year colleges and universities each year. Full Story »
Ypsilanti native Brittany Barnhart, 21, may not have known what career she wanted to pursue when she went to college, but she knew exactly what school would help her figure it out. Having received the Presidential Scholarship from Washtenaw Community College—awarded for a student’s academic achievement—Barnhart enrolled directly after high school.
“I didn’t know what I wanted to do when I graduated high school,” she said. Full Story »
Starting this month, Washtenaw Community College Nursing and Allied Health students will be taking their skills out into the community in the form of free wellness and health promotion clinics.
Washtenaw Community College’s third Free College Day on March 28 bustled with excitement. More than 300 community members attended, enthusiastic to learn as much as possible from the WCC faculty and staff who were thrilled to share their knowledge.
The annual Washtenaw Community College Spring Career Fair held last month was the largest in the college’s history. Eighty local employers participated in the fair including Dick Scott Automotive Group, IKEA, Manpower, Thetford and Thomson Reuters.
Budding entrepreneurs need a variety of resources to grow ideas into thriving businesses, and accessing all those resources can be difficult. But now there is a new central place, offering assistance on everything from marketing to legal support to financing, at the Entrepreneurship Center at Washtenaw Community College.
Sean Duval, a member of the WCC Foundation Executive Committee, calls WCC a “gem in our community.” He cited the Foundation’s mission as an investment in the community and one that will return dividends to the people of Washtenaw County for many years to come.
The 29th annual Mardi Gras fundraiser for the Washtenaw Community College Foundation was another smashing success, raising $111,000 in support of WCC students.
On March 11, Washtenaw Community College closed a deal to refinance its two outstanding bonds at a significant savings to the college.
It’s a sobering statistic – according to a 2014 Student Public Interest Research Group survey 65 percent of students skip buying or renting textbooks due to cost. Over a ten-year period from 2002 through 2012 textbook prices have increased by an alarming rate of 82 percent.
Washtenaw Community College’s pharmacy technician program students are more in-demand than ever before.