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Saturday, October 20, 2018
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WCC Journalists Win Big in State Contest

WCC student journalists won 23 awards in the annual Michigan Press Association 2012 College Newspaper Contest. Community colleges and selected four-year institutions comprised the division in which they were judged.

WCC Named Welding Educational Institution of the Year

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.

WCC Awarded Grant to Develop IT Workforce

WCC has been awarded a $2.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor through its Trade Adjustment Assistance for Community Colleges Career Training program. The grant will fund an initiative to develop new information technology employees in Michigan.

WCC Students Assist With U-M Research

Eight WCC students became University of Michigan research assistants this summer through a 10-week program sponsored by the university.

WCC Nursing Student Awarded Red Cross Scholarship

WCC nursing student Kristopher L. Thompson has been awarded a 2012 Jane Delano Student Nurse Scholarship by the American Red Cross. He is one of three students nationwide and the only community college student to receive the honor.

WCC Student Filmmakers Win Emmys

Jeremy Liesen’s category was one of the last as the 34th Michigan Emmy Award ceremony drew to a close June 16. Suddenly his name was announced. The next thing he heard was his mother shouting, “Jeremy you won, you won!”

WCC Auto Student Receives Craftsman Award

Richelle Cook, a student in WCC’s auto body repair program, is one of 17 students nationwide—and the only community college student in Michigan—to receive a Student Tool Grant from the Craftsman brand.

WCC Ranked Ninth in Engineering-Related Degrees

Community College Week magazine has ranked WCC ninth out of 50 colleges across the country in the number of associate degrees awarded to students in engineering technologies and engineering-related fields. WCC also ranked eighth in the number of one-year certificates granted in all categories. The distinctions are based on 2011 data.

WCC Students Awarded Auto and Health Scholarships

Two WCC students have been singled out to receive scholarships from professional organizations within their career fields.

WCC Journalists Win 52 Awards

For the second year in a row, WCC’s student newspaper, The Washtenaw Voice, won the General Excellence Award for best overall student newspaper at the Michigan Community College Press Association conference. Industry professionals from across Michigan served as judges for the recent conference in Mt. Pleasant.

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