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Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Meet Betsy Petoskey, New WCC Foundation Chair

Newly elected Foundation Board Chair Betsy Petoskey is looking forward to the new school year. She will play a key role in leading the Washtenaw Community College Foundation to raise money for tuition assistance and support services such as childcare and transportation.

WCC Foundation raises $8M

The Washtenaw Community College Foundation has raised over $8 million over the past 18 months in cash gifts and pledges to support students at Washtenaw Community College. This represents the largest amount of funds ever raised in a collective effort at the college.

WCC’s charter high school among top ten in US

Nestled within the campus of Washtenaw Community College is Washtenaw Technical Middle College, a charter high school that provides unique learning opportunities and allows students to earn both a high school diploma and a college associate’s degree or technical certificate upon graduation.

WCC and Dr. Bellanca welcome students

Welcome Day featured student clubs, local businesses and restaurants, raffles, games, a photo booth, free food and goodies in Community Park on Sept. 9. Hundreds of students attended and got better acquainted with the college. President Dr. Rose Bellanca also joined in on the fun.

Free College Day draws hundreds of community members

Close to 400 people went back to school at Free College Day on Saturday, Oct. 11.

Meet Jamie Buhr

Jamie Buhr is more than the chair-elect of the Washtenaw Community College Foundation. He’s also one of the college’s biggest cheerleaders.

WCC hosts Walk to End Alzheimer’s

More than 800 community members participated in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sunday, Sept. 28 from 8:00am to 2:00pm.

Student Finds Success at WCC

Loren Townes was the featured speaker at the Washtenaw Community College Foundation Scholarship Luncheon on Oct. 9. Looking polished in his crisp shirt, he delivered a moving speech about his upbringing and thanked the Foundation for its support.

Surgical robot keeps WCC on cutting edge of technology

Washtenaw Community College is now the only community college in the country that has a state-of-the-art medical robot.

WCC supports non-profits by hosting Give Camp

Local nonprofits and charities help a community’s most vulnerable members in their times of need. Sometimes, those organizations can use help too.

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