News & EventsFriday, April 24, 2015
Filed under: facilities
Starting in Sept. 2015, Washtenaw Community College students will have more ways to connect real-world experiences to their academic curriculum.
It's a fact: An education costs a lot more than it used to. At many colleges and universities, tuition rates keep rising as much as five percent a year or more.
More than 2,000 members of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States, Canada and Australia [UA] are scheduled to arrive on the Washtenaw Community College [WCC] campus on Aug. 11 to participate in a week-long United Association Instructor Training Program [ITP].
WCC has partnered with Ann Arbor-based Merit Network to launch the first pilot program of the new Michigan Cyber Range. WCC network security students now use the new online environment as a seamless extension of their classroom.
WCC has been named Educational Institution of the Year by the American Welding Society and the Welding Equipment Manufacturers Committee. The honor is one of their 2012 Image of Welding awards.
In a continuing effort to increase recycling efforts and reduce waste, WCC is piloting the use of solar trash compactors on campus.
By Janet Miller
The International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental, and Reinforcing Iron Workers returns to WCC July 16-20 for a week of intensive, specialized training.
By Janet Miller
Finding food at WCC will be trickier after all existing campus eateries close on Friday, March 30. But never fear: Food will be available if you know where and when to look.