WCC is the first community college in Michigan to participate in a pilot program to help eliminate the use of costly textbooks in the classroom.
The latest issue of Washtenaw Community College's award-winning literary magazine The Huron River Review is now available for purchase at the college's campus bookstore. Kyle Johnson’s edgy black and white cover portrait of a woman with umbrella and gasmask surrounded by floating debris is just a sample of the creative work showcased in the 160-page anthology.
WCC is offering 50 new scholarships worth $3,000 each to seniors from any high school to attend WCC after they graduate.
WCC’s GalleryOne and the Urbanwood Project of Ann Arbor are collaborating on an art exhibition to showcase the beauty and utilitarian quality of recycled wood. The exhibition, “Built, Carved, Turned: Ten Approaches to Urbanwood,” features the work of 10 local artists and artisans. It will be on display in GalleryOne, which is on the first floor of the Student Center building, from Aug. 28 to Oct. 18.
WCC’s GalleryOne is currently showcasing the work of three talented artists educated in southeast Michigan. The exhibit is open through May 24.
WCC has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the DTE Energy Foundation to help fund its Pre-College STEM initiative for two years.
The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the nomination of Larry Barkoff as the college’s new General Counsel. His appointment is effective July 22, 2013.
Representatives from more than 80 companies will be looking for employees at the WCC Career Fair on Tuesday, March 18. The fair will be held in the Morris Lawrence building from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
The WCC Board of Trustees and Dr. Rose Bellanca, the College’s president, have been awarded the 2013 Central Regional Equity Award by the Association of Community College Trustees. The award will be presented at the 44th annual ACCT Leadership Congress this October in Seattle.
The WCC Board of Trustees has approved 2,210 awards for graduation. They represent WCC graduates for December 2012 and candidates for April, June, and August 2013. The final number of degrees and certificates is expected to increase after the Spring/Summer Semester is completed in August.