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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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The Grainger Foundation Supports WCC

The Grainger Foundation has donated $10,000 to WCC in support of its welding program.

WCC Welder is Best in the Nation

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 Featured on Podcast

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 Named Welding Educational Institution of the Year

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.

Dingell, Williams Praise WCC Efforts to Fill IT Skills Gap

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.

WCC Hosts Signing of Historic Labor Agreement

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 Talent Showcased at Ypsilanti Heritage Festival

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.

WCC Student Filmmakers Win Emmys

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!”

Registration Starts July 11 for Fall Semester 2012

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.

U.S. Rep. John Dingell to Receive WCC Honorary Degree

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.

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