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Thursday, August 17, 2017
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WCC Students, Staff Encouraged to Park at Rynearson

Parking on WCC’s campus the first month or so of Fall Semester can be challenging. To make sure that students and staff make it to class and to the office on time, WCC encourages students, faculty, and staff to park at Eastern Michigan University’s Rynearson lot on Hewitt Road just east of campus. The Rynearson lot, which is located across from EMU’s football stadium, is only minutes away from WCC. 

From Classroom to Boardroom

Community colleges in southeast Michigan are familiar places for WCC’s new president, Dr. Rose B. Bellanca. For six years she guided St. Clair County Community College as president. Prior to that, she held a succession of upper-level administrative positions at Macomb Community College.

Ann Arbor-Ypsi Area Prepares to Welcome Back UA Members

Last year UA instructor Adam Williams received a welcome he didn’t expect when he approached the baggage claim at Detroit’s Metro Airport after his flight from Kansas City, Mo. By the sign directing people to the luggage pickup area hung a banner that read, “Washtenaw County Welcomes the UA.”

WCC Students Win Big at 2011 National Championships

WCC students in skilled trades programs placed first in two categories and second and third in two more at the national SkillsUSA Championships this summer in Kansas City, Mo.

WCC’s Residential Construction Program Changes Focus

By Janet Miller

WCC Looks Back on Whitworth’s Legacy

WCC faculty and staff worked throughout the 2010-2011 academic year knowing that it would be the last one for retiring President Larry Whitworth. Whitworth will say that faculty members are the ones responsible for student achievement—that it was his job to get passionate and talented people engaged in teaching and to provide them with the tools to make that happen. And while that is a significant part of any president’s job, Whitworth’s 13-year tenure at WCC is far more noteworthy.

Registration Starts July 13 for Fall 2011 Semester

Two changes are on tap when WCC students start registering for Fall Semester.

Photography Class Travels to Turkey

Editor’s note: WCC photography instructor Terry Abrams led a trip to Turkey by his Digital Photography Abroad class in May. The following is a first-person account of the trip by Mike Wilkinson, a student.

Board Selects Dr. Rose Bellanca as Next WCC President

The WCC Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Rose B. Bellanca, Florida campus provost and chief operating officer for Northwood University, as the next president of WCC. A verbal offer has been made and is contingent on potential site visits and the negotiation of an acceptable contract. She is expected to begin Sept. 1, 2011.

The Wild(life) Side of WCC

Visitors and students at WCC often remark about the lovely green spaces that accent the College’s central campus. They praise areas like the stand of tall pines that buffer it from the busy Clark and Golfside intersection. And they delight in the well-groomed spaces of the Community Park and the plaza that create restful areas in which to study or enjoy outdoor fun with friends between classes.

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Today’s Events

  1. All day Fin Aid students may use excess aid to purchase books in the Barnes & Noble Bookstore on campus.
  2. noon–4:00pm Eastern Michigan University Visit

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