Getting an education should be simple to fit into your life. Washtenaw Community College makes this possible by offering classes at different times throughout the morning, afternoon and evening. For the ultimate convenience, students can take some or all of their classes online. And more importantly, WCC can get you on the fast track to completing your education with classes that run for as little as 7.5 and 10 weeks every semester.Full Story »
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News & EventsTuesday, July 28, 2015
Save time and money with affordable classes.
Want to build a strong foundation for your future, but worried about the cost of higher education? At Washtenaw Community College classes are affordable, and we also provide plenty of assistance if you need financial aid.
Even better, WCC’s credits transfer to many four-year colleges and universities. This means students can complete the many general education requirements of their bachelor’s degrees at a fraction of the cost.
Students who register and make payment arrangements by or on July 31, 2015 will get a discount, paying the 2014-15 tuition rates.Full Story »
WCC offers a total of 16 online-only certificates and degrees, meaning you can earn a degree entirely online without having to step foot on our campus. Online-only certificates and degrees are a great option for students who reside in or outside of Washtenaw County.
WCC online tuition rates are one of the lowest in the state.
Earning your degree or certificate allows you to start your career or transfer to a four-year college or university, making WCC the smart choice for your future.Full Story »
Victoria Hicks, 37, has always loved the science behind technology. As a welder, she enjoyed the hands-on approach of building and creating, but soon found herself longing to be more involved in the design process.
“I wanted to be challenged,” Hicks said. “At the time, Washtenaw Community College offered a mechanical engineering and manufacturing technology program.Full Story »
To improve technical support for students, WCC’s LifeLong Learning department has changed the registration process for online classes offered by its partner, Education To Go.
The drafting table in Jack Donaldson’s office at Carlisle/Wortman Associates is covered with drawings and schematics for structures nearing the end of their planning cycle. But they won’t pass on to the next stage until he says so, a responsibility he takes very seriously.
On the first floor of the Crane Liberal Arts and Science building, a group of students is standing around, sketchpads in hand, studying a row of very large and colorful pictures of prehistoric animals. Geology students? Maybe. Biology class? Could be. But this particular group is an illustration class closely examining the styles of the various artists who contributed to this exhibit.
Editor's note: This article is adapted from the Winter 2010 issue of WCC’s Career Focus magazine.
For generations, college students have benefited from informal study groups where classmates get together to compare notes. At WCC, Learning Support Services has made some groups even more helpful by providing a leader and a little structure. The goal is simple: to give students one more tool to help them succeed.
Want a secure job in manufacturing? A new video about WCC’s School of Advanced Manufacturing Systems shows you how to get one.
The Detroit Free Press has named Washtenaw Community College one of the top employers in southeast Michigan. The paper announced its Top Workplaces for 2009 on Oct. 18, and WCC ranked 11th.
An eight-member consultant-evaluator team from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association is recommending that Washtenaw Community College be granted an unconditional 10-year accreditation renewal, the maximum allowed by the HLC. The team, consisting of community college administrators and faculty from the central United States, will now pass its recommendation on to the HLC for final approval, which is expected to occur in February 2010.
It’s 2:45 on a Wednesday afternoon and Stephanie Mae is reminding her 450 Facebook friends that she’ll be on the air at Orchard Radio in 15 minutes. Mike Pickett and his buddy, Matt Gilson, are on the mics behind her rehashing the Tigers’ heartbreaking loss the day before and the controversy surrounding star slugger Miguel Cabrera. They are surrounded by posters of Led Zeppelin, Rob Zombie, and Pillar of Autumn, among others, and are oblivious to the parade of students, faculty, and staff walking past the half-wall windows that give them a birds-eye view of the Student Center first floor.
On Nov. 9, 1989, the world watched as the Berlin Wall, that impenetrable symbol of the Cold War, fell when East Germans flooded through an opened checkpoint. WCC art history instructor Elisabeth Thoburn, who lived behind the Iron Curtain for 25 years, will give a lecture at WCC on that historical event and its impact on Dresden, the town where she grew up.