News & EventsSunday, May 1, 2016
Filed under: events
By Nancy Clay
Last year UA instructor Adam Williams received a welcome he didn’t expect when he approached the baggage claim at Detroit’s Metro Airport after his flight from Kansas City, Mo. By the sign directing people to the luggage pickup area hung a banner that read, “Washtenaw County Welcomes the UA.”
WCC will honor state Rep. David Rutledge with the College’s highest honor, the Award of Merit, at commencement on Saturday, May 21. The ceremony begins at 9:20am at the EMU Convocation Center on Hewitt Road.
WCC’s Conference Services, housed in the Morris Lawrence building, might be one of the most popular hosts in Washtenaw County. Each year more than 80,000 people visit the campus to attend activities that it plans and organizes.
Since 2002, WCC’s digital video production program has gone through a lot of changes: more students, new full-time faculty, upgraded facilities including an editing lab and a green screen, and new top-of-the-line cameras, light kits, and software. One thing that hasn’t changed is the end-of-the-year Digital Video and Animation Festival, where the best of the students’ work is judged before an audience.
Being prepared when registration starts for WCC’s Spring/Summer Semester can help students avoid getting delayed during the process, according to Kathy Currie, director of student records.
For decades WCC culinary students have served mouth-watering entrees and unique side dishes to an appreciative public in the campus restaurant known today as Garrett’s.
The three finalists to replace retiring WCC President Larry Whitworth will answer questions at upcoming forums that are open to the public as well as the administration, faculty, staff, and students of WCC.
There’s good news for job seekers: Employment opportunities that have been suspended in a deep freeze these last few years are finally beginning to thaw.
Benton Harbor native Willie Baker, 26, had no idea how important dance would be to his life.