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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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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.

Take WCC Classes in High School

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.

Registration Starts March 14 for Spring/Summer 2012 Semester

Even though you still may be wearing heavy coats, scarves, and mittens, Spring/Summer 2012 Semester is just around the corner.

WCC Launches New Mentorship Programs

Sage advice comes from experience. And experience is what WCC values and celebrates in two new mentorship programs.

WCC Partners With SPARK to Identify and Address Training Needs

The WCC Workforce Development department and Ann Arbor SPARK have joined forces to identify and address the training needs of area businesses in new and innovative ways. 

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