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Saturday, August 19, 2017
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The Grainger Foundation Supports WCC

The Grainger Foundation has donated $10,000 to WCC in support of its welding program.

WCC Student Qualifies for National IT Championship

WCC 
computer security student Jesse Reets is one of three finalists in Michigan to advance to the national finals in the Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders Competitions.

WCC Welder is Best in the Nation

WCC welding student Alex Pazkowski won first place in the American Welding Society SkillsUSA U.S. Invitational Weld Trials in Las Vegas this month.

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.

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