News & EventsFriday, August 1, 2014
Filed under: neighbors and visitors
WCC is offering a variety of day camps this summer for area youth ages 6 to 18.
The WCC Board of Trustees has selected Michael Finney, president and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, to receive the College’s highest honor, the 2013 Honorary Associate Degree in Community Service. The award will be given during commencement on Saturday, May 18, at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center.
Once again, students in the WCC construction technology program are putting the skills they learn in class to work in the community.
The WCC Board of Trustees has approved 2,210 awards for graduation. They represent WCC graduates for December 2012 and candidates for April, June, and August 2013. The final number of degrees and certificates is expected to increase after the Spring/Summer Semester is completed in August.
Two WCC students are among the 73 selected nationwide for a 2013 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. WCC President Rose B. Bellanca delivered the good news personally to Susannah Spence and Fatouma Abdoulaye.
WCC’s GalleryOne is currently showcasing the work of three talented artists educated in southeast Michigan. The exhibit is open through May 24.
WCC is preparing graduates for jobs in top growth areas. The College has seen an increased demand for skilled workers and is responding with programs.
One of the many popular exhibits at the WCC Earth Day celebration each year is the live presentation by the Leslie Science Center. At this year’s event on Thursday, April 11, guests will learn more about birds of prey up close and personal.
WCC students Kedishia Grant and Leland Dawson have been selected for the Phi Theta Kappa All-Michigan Academic Team. Selection was based on outstanding academic performance and service to the College and community.
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.