News & EventsThursday, November 27, 2014
Filed under: academics
“Would you want to drink this stuff?” WCC digital video student John Inwood posed this question viscerally with his winning entry at the 2nd Annual Millers Creek Film Festival. His video, a short public service announcement, puts a humorous spin on the serious effects of dumping motor oil in city drains.
This fall Washtenaw Community College students will pay a little more for their credit classes. The Board of Trustees voted March 24 to increase tuition by $3 per credit hour. That means a full-time student taking 12 credit hours will pay $36 more per semester than last year.
Don’t be alarmed if you see people on WCC’s campus wielding chain saws and flamethrowers. They’re just Advanced Culinary students.
Frank Kaelin had seen the roofline of St. Stephen’s Cathedral many times in guidebooks while planning a special year-end Vienna holiday with his wife in 2007. So when he climbed onto the church’s observation platform on a rainy New Year’s Eve and saw the texture and pattern of such a recognizable landmark, it was magic—award-winning magic.
Starting this summer, WCC will offer students opportunities to study in more than a dozen foreign countries. The effort is a partnership between WCC and AHA International, an academic program of the University of Oregon.
What’s the best rocket design to shoot an Egg-O-Naut (a large raw egg) aloft for the greatest amount of time and return it to earth without breaking?
The best scientific minds of a new generation will be on display at the Southeast Michigan Science Fair March 14 from noon to 4:00pm at WCC’s Morris Lawrence building. The fair, which is open to the public, will provide a fascinating array of experiments, models, collections, and other exhibits created by middle school and high school students.
Hundreds of Washtenaw County adults will get help preparing for high-demand jobs under a grant awarded to a group that includes WCC.
High school seniors in Washtenaw County can apply for two different scholarships that will pay their full tuition at Washtenaw Community College. The application deadline for the scholarships, which were established for students from Washtenaw County, is May 1, 2009.
A new video on WCC’s website introduces potential students to programs offered by the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.