The college’s participation in the NCCMC consortium will enhance its commitment to improving the success of historically underrepresented and underserved students, including men of color.Full Story »
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News & EventsSunday, April 30, 2017
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.Full Story »
As part of the celebration of National Community College Month in April, the Mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., Christopher Taylor, issued a proclamation urging all citizens to recognize and appreciate the outstanding contributions Washtenaw Community College makes to the community.
The proclamation noted that for more than 50 years, Washtenaw Community College has offered services that benefit the Washtenaw community including: training for job seekers and retraining for those already employed; more than 137 programs that can culminate in 55 associate degrees or 83 different certificates; GED preparation courses for adults seeking their high school diploma; customized training for local companies; scholarships grants and other sources of assistance for students who need financial aid to complete their education; and free classes for residents over the age of 65.Full Story »
Washtenaw Community College is one of four colleges in the state of Michigan to receive Tree Campus USA certification from the Arbor Day Foundation and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
The national program honors colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals.
Washtenaw Community College achieved the title by meeting Tree Campus USA's five standards, which include maintaining a tree advisory committee, a campus tree-care plan, dedicated annual expenditures for its campus tree program, an Arbor Day observance and student service-learning project.Full Story »
Spring—that time of year when financially strapped college students apply for scholarships and government grants for the upcoming semesters. For most, filling out the required paperwork is a stressful ordeal. Smart students get help from WCC’s financial aid experts on “FAFSA Fridays,” special days set aside for one-on-one assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online form—the first step in qualifying for most financial assistance programs.
Online classes are popular at WCC because they offer the ability to study anytime, anywhere. But many students are being drawn to blended classes because they combine that flexibility with invaluable classroom time with instructors and fellow students.
Despite the news about companies downsizing, there are still lots of employment opportunities for Washtenaw County residents. On Thursday, March 25, WCC brings employers and job seekers together to discuss job opportunities at its 14th Annual Spring Job Fair and Nonprofit Showcase.
Registration for WCC’s Spring/Summer Semester starts Wednesday, March 17, for current and readmitted students. Registration for new students starts one week later on Wednesday, March 24.
For the twenty-third consecutive year, the Southeastern Michigan Science Fair returns to WCC March 12-13. The University of Michigan is cosponsoring the event.
Editor’s note: This article is an exclusive web preview for the Spring/Summer 2010 issue of WCC’s Career Focus magazine.
This fall, the Ypsilanti Community Band will partner with WCC to provide a new opportunity for College students who are passionate about musical performance in the new Washtenaw Community Concert Band.
In a WCC building off the beaten path are several large classrooms with cement floors and makeshift workbenches pushed up against the walls. In one space, boxes and bits of metal resembling an erector set are strewn across a 10-foot-by-10-foot mat. One by one, lanky teenagers in sweatshirts and jeans walk into the room to pick up where they left off before breaking for a noontime snack of pizza and pop.
Want to transfer to a four-year school but don’t know where to start? WCC offers lots of resources to help you.
Finding and landing a job in today’s economy takes savvy and attention to detail. To give students and alumni every possible advantage, the Employment Services Center at WCC hosts a series of free how-to workshops on resume dos and don’ts, proper interviewing practices, and job search techniques.