News & EventsSunday, November 23, 2014
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The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the nomination of Larry Barkoff as the college’s new General Counsel. His appointment is effective July 22, 2013.
The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the nomination of William Johnson as the college’s new Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at its June 25 meeting. As a member of President Rose B. Bellanca’s executive leadership team, he will oversee the fiscal responsibilities of the college, which include financial planning, budgeting, and accounting.
Five WCC digital media students received Michigan Emmys for their work at the 35th Emmy Gala on June 15. This is the second consecutive year WCC students have returned to campus with Emmys in hand.
Washtenaw Community College is one of only three community colleges in the United States chosen to host a delegation of six Chinese technical/vocational college presidents and vice presidents June 9-23.
WCC was selected to host the next meeting of the Michigan House of Representatives Community College Subcommittee on Appropriations. The subcommittee convenes on campus Monday, May 20, and a public roundtable begins at 12:30pm in Room 150 of the Morris Lawrence building.
The WCC Board of Trustees has selected Michael Finney, president and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, to receive the College’s highest honor, the 2013 Honorary Associate Degree in Community Service. The award will be given during commencement on Saturday, May 18, at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center.
Once again, students in the WCC construction technology program are putting the skills they learn in class to work in the community.
The WCC Board of Trustees has approved 2,210 awards for graduation. They represent WCC graduates for December 2012 and candidates for April, June, and August 2013. The final number of degrees and certificates is expected to increase after the Spring/Summer Semester is completed in August.
Two WCC students are among the 73 selected nationwide for a 2013 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. WCC President Rose B. Bellanca delivered the good news personally to Susannah Spence and Fatouma Abdoulaye.
WCC is preparing graduates for jobs in top growth areas. The College has seen an increased demand for skilled workers and is responding with programs.