News & EventsSaturday, April 29, 2017
Filed under: honors and awards
Two WCC students have been singled out to receive scholarships from professional organizations within their career fields.
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.
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.
Three talented WCC student chefs competed recently in culinary competition and returned to campus victorious.
Last summer it was all about the work for two talented WCC welders. Brandon Woodman and Alex Pazkowski, students in the WCC welding program, were hired by Triune Manufacturing Company in Madison Heights, Mich., to help fabricate an educational experience on wheels.
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.
A team of WCC cyber sleuths placed second among Michigan competitors at the Michigan Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition this month in Grand Rapids.
Six WCC students were recognized for their graphic design skills and creativity at the 2012 ADDY Awards, sponsored by the Ann Arbor Ad Club.
Although WCC will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, it will sponsor several activities the next day to honor the late civil rights leader.
Showing a car at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) trade show in Las Vegas, rebuilt from the frame up by WCC students and faculty, is beyond compare. Having that car singled out by Motor Trend magazine as one of the “sweetest cars” there is beyond words.