News & EventsMonday, April 20, 2015
Filed under: events
Each academic year Anne Rubin, director of Gallery One, plans three art exhibitions and the theme around which they are organized. This year WCC students, faculty, and staff and members of the public will have an opportunity to learn more about landscapes through both traditional and nontraditional interpretations.
Game on! Gamers who live to smash their opponents and hurl them across the room or defeat them with spells and wizardry have a place to battle for hours as members of one of WCC’s newest student clubs, the Video Game Club.
WCC students in skilled trades programs placed first in three categories and second in three others at the national SkillsUSA Championships this summer in Kansas City, Mo.
When college gets complicated, whether it’s because of academics, finances, or personal issues, WCC’s Student Resource and Women’s Center can help students get the support they need to succeed.
It’s been a year since many of the 1,500 student instructors for the United Association Union of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders and HVAC Service Techs and an additional 200 faculty, industry reps, and staff visited Ann Arbor and WCC for an intensive week of hands-on instruction. This year they’ll fill classrooms and area restaurants and hotels August 7-13.
Registration for WCC’s Fall Semester starts Wednesday, July 14, for current and readmitted students. Registration for new students starts one week later on Wednesday, July 21.
For the last 30 years, WCC dance instructor Noonie Anderson has taken her dance students to the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair—not to look at the art, but to perform.
This July, WCC’s campus will be home to approximately 600 instructors from the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers. WCC has been home to summer instructor training for the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters for 20 years, and it will also host some classes for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
WCC welcomes over 150 home-based hobbyists and owners of small shops from the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. when it hosts the Digital Machinist CNC Workshop June 22-25. The workshop, which covers computer numerical control and is sponsored by Digital Machinist magazine, includes demonstrations and discussions involving software, machine conversions, equipment improvements, and electronics related to machine building and modifying. It also features hands-on training.
Editor’s note: The following story about a trip sponsored by Student Activities to the University of Michigan Biological Station in Pellston is by Mike Wilkinson, a WCC staff member.