News & EventsWednesday, January 18, 2017
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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.
Editor's note: Since this article was published, Lincoln High School also has signed on to host WCC classes starting in Winter Semester 2013, which begins in January.
Even though you still may be wearing heavy coats, scarves, and mittens, Spring/Summer 2012 Semester is just around the corner.
Sage advice comes from experience. And experience is what WCC values and celebrates in two new mentorship programs.
A rich and colorful series of prints by one of America’s most widely respected African-American painters, Jacob Lawrence, is on display at WCC’s Gallery One through Feb. 17.
WCC’s Beta Gamma Alpha chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is encouraging students to take a pledge to finish college. Students can make pledges during Completion Day, an event PTK is sponsoring on Wednesday, Dec. 7, from noon to 3:00pm on the second floor of the Student Center building.
By Nancy Clay
If you’re an employer, would you like a say in what your current and future employees learn in a college classroom? You can have such input if your workers graduate with a vocational/technical certificate or degree from WCC. Those disciplines benefit from the College’s industry-related advisory committees.
Thanksgiving came early for WCC culinary arts students this year. On Thursday, Nov. 17, they prepared and served a full Thanksgiving feast to over 200 families at the Perry School gymnasium in Ypsilanti as part of an annual Thanksgiving community dinner.