News & EventsTuesday, February 21, 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.
By Janet Miller
For two days in late March, students in WCC’s elementary education program commandeered two environmental science classrooms for a little fourth-grade fun.
It’s hard to determine the value of a helping hand. For the recipients of bone marrow donations, heart treatments, and cancer services, that value is priceless.
Environmentalists, recycling enthusiasts, and sustainability experts are just some of the people who will be on hand at WCC’s Earth Day Celebration on Thursday, April 12.
Later this month, four WCC students will have the rare opportunity to screen their original films at a festival for independent filmmakers. They are participating in the 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival, which runs March 27 through April 1.
WCC’s Beta Gamma Alpha chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is urging fellow students at the College to finish what they start. On Tuesday, March 27, from 11:00am to 4:00pm, PTK members will be on the second floor of the Student Center building gathering signatures from students who pledge to complete their college certificate or degree.
Manufacturing is regaining its foothold in Michigan, and it needs skilled technicians to make it strong. To help build awareness for this growing employment field, WCC is hosting a special event on Monday, March 26, from 11:00am to 1:30pm in the Morris Lawrence building.
WCC hopes to make finding a job a little easier for students and community members when it hosts the 15th Annual Spring Job Fair and Nonprofit Showcase on Tuesday, March 20, from noon to 4:00pm in the Morris Lawrence building. The event is free and open to the public.