News & EventsSunday, October 26, 2014
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Dr. Rose B. Bellanca, president of WCC, was an invited participant as a key education leader and panelist for the Governor’s Education Summit on April 22 at Michigan State University. The Summit focused on collaboration between the education and business communities, and included discussions on the strengths of education in Michigan and the role that education will play in Michigan’s future economy. This was the second in a two-part summit series.
When former U.S. Marine and WCC student Leland Dawson served in Japan and Iraq, he carried out military policies handed down from Congress and the White House. This summer, he will gain insight into how those and other policies are shaped when he interns for the chairman of the Armed Services Committee, U.S. Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan.
WCC students who register early for Fall Semester will be able to lock in current tuition rates. The WCC Board of Trustees unanimously approved the tuition freeze at its meeting March 26.
WCC has named Dean of Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences Dr. William Abernethy as Interim Vice President for Instruction. The appointment is effective immediately.
WCC President Rose B. Bellanca recently shared her vision for the College and the community with Donna Doleman, vice president of marketing communications and talent at Ann Arbor SPARK, in a podcast that’s available online.
Annessa L. Carlisle has been named executive director of Public Relations and Marketing at WCC. She will oversee all marketing and public relations efforts at the College, and assist campus executives with strategic initiatives. Her assignment began in June.
When you look at Michelle Mueller’s long list of business-related activities, you assume that she’s a successful businesswoman. But you would be wrong. WCC’s new associate vice president for economic development and community and corporate alliances is an experienced educator, administrator, and business collaborator.
GI Jobs magazine included WCC on its list of the most military friendly institutions for 2012. One reason for that distinction is that the College allows military personnel who are called to active service the opportunity to return without penalty.
WCC ranked 14th among 25 of the largest Michigan-based companies surveyed by the Detroit Free Press for its 2011 Top Workplaces recognition program.
WCC is a founding member of the new Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN) for Southeast Michigan, which launched Nov. 15.