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 »
Justin Anderson, 35, loves his job. It’s evident in the fact that he has worked for AB Hiller, a computer numerical control machining facility, for the past 12 years.
“You are constantly doing something different,” said Anderson of his current work. “Every day you have a new problem that you have to deal with and you get to work with a lot of new equipment.”
So when Anderson wanted to go even further in his career, he was diligent in his research to find the best school. Full Story »
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Once again, students in the WCC construction technology program are putting the skills they learn in class to work in the community.
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.
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.
WCC is preparing graduates for jobs in top growth areas. The College has seen an increased demand for skilled workers and is responding with programs.
WCC is offering 50 new scholarships worth $3,000 each to seniors from any high school to attend WCC after they graduate.
WCC has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the DTE Energy Foundation to help fund its Pre-College STEM initiative for two years.
WCC’s GalleryOne is currently showcasing the work of three talented artists educated in southeast Michigan. The exhibit is open through May 24.
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.