News & EventsSunday, May 24, 2015
Filed under: academics
Editor's Note: Congratulations to Tom Gents of Illinois, the new owner of the Dream Machine. The Dream Machine raffle raised about $25,000 each for two charities: the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan and The Salvation Army's Staples Family Center.
This week WCC rolls out new pages on its award-winning website that highlight three non-traditional ways to take classes: online, in a blended format that combines online and classroom learning, and on weekends.
This fall, roughly 14,000 students will cruise the Washtenaw Community College parking lots hoping to snag one of the 3,000 spots available. If you’re among the record number of students enrolled this semester, parking will be a big challenge. That is why students and College staff are urged to ride Ann Arbor Transportation Authority buses to school.
Students who haven’t registered yet for Fall Semester should do so as soon as possible to get the best selection of classes, according to Larry Aeilts, WCC’s registrar. Registering right away is especially important because WCC is experiencing a sharp increase in enrollment.
Editor's note: This article is adapted from the Fall 2009 issue of WCC’s CareerFocus magazine.
Some students in WCC’s 3D animation program get work even before they graduate.
Washtenaw Community College credit classes originally scheduled at Dexter High School for the Fall 2009 Semester will meet instead on the campus of Chelsea Community Services at 500 Washington St. in Chelsea. Construction at Dexter High School was a factor in the decision.
A milestone will be celebrated when the United Association Instructor Training Program convenes at Washtenaw Community College August 8-14. This year marks the 20th anniversary of an educational partnership that has served almost 30,000 new and returning instructors-in-training for the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada.
Need help paying for child care while you attend classes this fall? WCC’s Student Resource and Women’s Center offers child care scholarships that cover part of the cost for on-campus or off-campus care.
Beginning Fall Semester, students at Washtenaw Community College will find a more streamlined registration procedure for some classes, new qualifications for others, and greater accessibility to their own progress in their program of study.