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 & EventsFriday, July 31, 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 »
(Note: WCC photography instructor Terry Abrams led a trip to Morocco by his Digital Photography Abroad class from May 15-25, 2009. The following is a first-person account of the trip by Mike Wilkinson, a student).
WCC shines the spotlight on commercial art May 3-28 when the vision and creativity of WCC graphic design students goes on display in the College’s Gallery One. An artist reception will be held Wednesday, May 12, at 5:30pm in the Gallery, which is located on the first floor of the Student Center building.
As you look down the pristine halls of WCC’s Technical & Industrial building and beyond the students walking briskly to class, you can almost feel the excitement that heralded its inaugural semester 40 years ago in January 1970. Today, TI is a thriving new environment for a diverse array of disciplines and non-traditional learning programs.
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.
Editor’s note: The following story about a trip sponsored by Student Activities to the University of Michigan Biological Station in Pellston is by Mike Wilkinson, a WCC staff member.
When you step across the threshold of WCC’s Gallery One now through Feb. 24, you are struck with the unsettling feeling that a subtle layer of humanity has been deftly peeled away. That feeling draws you farther into a labyrinth of three-quarter walls and oddly shaped spaces, as you pause thoughtfully at the striking pieces of artwork on display.
Many artists must work outside their passion to pay the bills, but there are those who reside contently at the crossroads. That’s Susan Skarsgard. She’s an esteemed graphic designer in the automotive industry who is respected worldwide for her original fine art and work in design and calligraphy.
Works created by students and faculty members in WCC’s new ceramics studio will be exhibited at the College’s Gallery One from June 15 through July 17. The show is titled “New Beginning: Ceramics at Washtenaw Community College.”
Editor’s note: WCC photography instructor Terry Abrams led a trip to Turkey by his Digital Photography Abroad class in May. The following is a first-person account of the trip by Mike Wilkinson, a student.
WCC students, employees, and guests have waited patiently this year for the opening of the College’s new parking structure. The wait ends January 9, 2012.