News & EventsTuesday, October 21, 2014
Filed under: student activities
For the second year in a row, WCC’s student newspaper, The Washtenaw Voice, won the General Excellence Award for best overall student newspaper at the Michigan Community College Press Association conference. Industry professionals from across Michigan served as judges for the recent conference in Mt. Pleasant.
It’s hard to determine the value of a helping hand. For the recipients of bone marrow donations, heart treatments, and cancer services, that value is priceless.
Finding food at WCC will be trickier after all existing campus eateries close on Friday, March 30. But never fear: Food will be available if you know where and when to look.
WCC’s Beta Gamma Alpha chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is urging fellow students at the College to finish what they start. On Tuesday, March 27, from 11:00am to 4:00pm, PTK members will be on the second floor of the Student Center building gathering signatures from students who pledge to complete their college certificate or degree.
WCC is helping area nonprofits increase their number of community volunteers. On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the WCC Student Development and Activities department will host a Volunteer Fair from 11:00am to 1:00pm on the second floor of the Student Center building. The event is free and open to the public.
Although WCC will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, it will sponsor several activities the next day to honor the late civil rights leader.
Each year before the long-awaited break between fall and winter semesters, WCC employees and students focus their attention on families and individuals less fortunate than themselves. Here are some of the things they’re doing this year.
WCC’s Beta Gamma Alpha chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is encouraging students to take a pledge to finish college. Students can make pledges during Completion Day, an event PTK is sponsoring on Wednesday, Dec. 7, from noon to 3:00pm on the second floor of the Student Center building.
Journalists for WCC’s student newspaper, The Washtenaw Voice, recently received 29 awards in the annual Michigan Press Association Best Collegiate Newspaper Contest. The honors included the General Excellence Award for best overall student newspaper and first place for online newspaper.
By Nancy Clay