News & EventsMonday, February 27, 2017
Filed under: neighbors and visitors
By Janet Miller
One look at the vivid turquoise peacock in full display on its front cover and the impressive variety of personal expression inside its pages, and you know you’re looking at an exceptional publication.
Being prepared when registration starts for WCC’s Spring/Summer Semester can help students avoid getting delayed during the process, according to Kathy Currie, director of student records.
For decades WCC culinary students have served mouth-watering entrees and unique side dishes to an appreciative public in the campus restaurant known today as Garrett’s.
Thanks to a $45,757 grant from the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards, WCC is helping local law enforcement agencies cut costs and increase the number of officers they can provide with critical legal update training.
The three finalists to replace retiring WCC President Larry Whitworth will answer questions at upcoming forums that are open to the public as well as the administration, faculty, staff, and students of WCC.
Admit it: When you walked by that 600-pound bike in the parking lot, you felt a little jealous. Someone else had sat on top of its shiny chrome, with every cell in their body idling at the same RPM as its engine. Unlike you, in your boxy SUV or fuel-friendly compact, they felt the freedom of the road that you never could, encased in metal and fiberglass. If what's holding you back from a two-wheel experience is your skill at doing it safely, WCC has a class for you.
If there is a true Renaissance man on WCC’s campus it may well be motorcycle instructor and department chair Shawn Deron, 36. He is a self-described carpenter, plumber, mechanic, electrician, computer geek, philosopher, avid reader and learner, tool connoisseur, farmer, botanist, etymologist, photographer, entrepreneur, and teacher. But most of all he loves anything to do with speed and bees.
The WCC Board of Trustees has selected Toledo City Finance Director Patrick A. McLean to serve the two years of newly elected state Rep. David Rutledge’s unexpired term on the board. McLean’s appointment began Jan. 11 and will expire Dec. 31, 2012, following the next general election.
“A Sick Day for Amos McGee,” written by WCC instructor Philip C. Stead and illustrated by his wife, Erin C. Stead, has received the prestigious 2011 Randolph Caldecott Medal presented by the American Library Association. The Caldecott Medal is awarded each year to the most distinguished picture book for children.