News & EventsWednesday, October 1, 2014
Filed under: jobs
Mark Dull’s stop-action photographs could easily grace the pages of Sports Illustrated. And Cindy Borsvold’s kaleidoscopes might be the next bestselling toy at any Target store.
Because of changes in technology and the job market, Washtenaw Community College will add some degree and certificate programs and discontinue others starting this fall. The academic areas most affected are computers, computer-aided drafting, and architecture.
Don’t be alarmed if you see people on WCC’s campus wielding chain saws and flamethrowers. They’re just Advanced Culinary students.
Hundreds of Washtenaw County adults will get help preparing for high-demand jobs under a grant awarded to a group that includes WCC.
WCC will present two job fairs and two pre-fair seminars in March and April that are open to WCC students, alumni, and the public. All of the events are free.
In recent weeks, reducing global warming and increasing the use of renewable energy have become top agenda items in Washington, D.C., and Lansing.
Although Michigan is losing jobs at an alarming rate, some industries are hiring—and paying good wages. Find out about them at the “Highway to High Paying Jobs Seminar” at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 18, in the Morris Lawrence building at Washtenaw Community College. A light luncheon at 11:30am will precede the event, which is free and open to the public.
“Helping Employers Thrive & Grow,” a seminar aimed at connecting employers with local support services and resources that can help them in a tough economy, will be held Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Towsley Auditorium in Washtenaw Community College’s Morris Lawrence building. There’s no charge for the seminar, which runs from 8:00am to 1:00pm, but employers are asked to register by Feb. 12.
- 9:00am–11:00am Madonna University Visit
- 10:00am–1:00pm Siena Heights University Visit
- 11:00am–2:00pm Highway to High Demand Jobs: Health Care
- 1:00pm–4:00pm Eastern Michigan University Visit