News & EventsWednesday, September 28, 2016
Filed under: donors
The Grainger Foundation has donated $10,000 to WCC in support of its welding program.
WCC welding student Alex Pazkowski won first place in the American Welding Society SkillsUSA U.S. Invitational Weld Trials in Las Vegas this month.
WCC President Rose B. Bellanca recently shared her vision for the College and the community with Donna Doleman, vice president of marketing communications and talent at Ann Arbor SPARK, in a podcast that’s available online.
WCC has been named Educational Institution of the Year by the American Welding Society and the Welding Equipment Manufacturers Committee. The honor is one of their 2012 Image of Welding awards.
A $2.9 million grant WCC received is the kind of investment that will drive the nation forward, said Jay Williams, executive director of the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers. He made the comment to area business leaders during a visit to WCC Oct. 1. The grant is from the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Initiative.
Washtenaw Community College was the site for the signing of an historic agreement on August 15 between the professional plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters of the United Association of the United States and Canada (UA) and the Plumbing Trades Employees Union of Australia (PTEU).
WCC music and performing arts students will lend their talents to each day of the Ypsilanti Heritage Festival, which runs Aug. 17-19 at Riverside Park. All of the WCC performances are free and will take place at the Gazebo Stage near the Huron River.
Jeremy Liesen’s category was one of the last as the 34th Michigan Emmy Award ceremony drew to a close June 16. Suddenly his name was announced. The next thing he heard was his mother shouting, “Jeremy you won, you won!”
With registration for Fall Semester right around the corner, WCC has launched a new online class schedule that makes it faster and easier to find classes.
Congressman John Dingell (D-Mich.) has been named the first recipient of a WCC honorary degree. He will receive an honorary associate degree in community service at commencement on Saturday, May 19. The ceremony, which will honor 3,049 degree and certificate candidates, begins at 9:20am at Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation Center.
- noon–1:00pm Transfer Workshop
- 1:00pm–5:00pm Eastern Michigan University Visit
- 2:00pm–3:00pm Monthly Student Business Meet-Up