News & EventsMonday, March 30, 2015
Filed under: neighbors and visitors
Nestled within the campus of Washtenaw Community College is Washtenaw Technical Middle College, a charter high school that provides unique learning opportunities and allows students to earn both a high school diploma and a college associate’s degree or technical certificate upon graduation.
Welcome Day featured student clubs, local businesses and restaurants, raffles, games, a photo booth, free food and goodies in Community Park on Sept. 9. Hundreds of students attended and got better acquainted with the college. President Dr. Rose Bellanca also joined in on the fun.
Close to 400 people went back to school at Free College Day on Saturday, Oct. 11.
Jamie Buhr is more than the chair-elect of the Washtenaw Community College Foundation. He’s also one of the college’s biggest cheerleaders.
More than 800 community members participated in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sunday, Sept. 28 from 8:00am to 2:00pm.
Loren Townes was the featured speaker at the Washtenaw Community College Foundation Scholarship Luncheon on Oct. 9. Looking polished in his crisp shirt, he delivered a moving speech about his upbringing and thanked the Foundation for its support.
Washtenaw Community College is now the only community college in the country that has a state-of-the-art medical robot.
Local nonprofits and charities help a community’s most vulnerable members in their times of need. Sometimes, those organizations can use help too.
Washtenaw Community College’s impact extends beyond its 16,000 students. The college provides professional training for dozens of Southeast Michigan businesses, partners with K-12 schools and secondary institutions and offers hundreds of popular community enrichment classes each year.
As President of Washtenaw Community College, I am charged by our Board of Trustees to be a visionary leader committed to advocate on behalf of the College to a wide variety of constituencies.