News & EventsTuesday, August 4, 2015
Filed under: philanthropy
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.
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.
Thanksgiving came early for WCC culinary arts students this year. On Thursday, Nov. 17, they prepared and served a full Thanksgiving feast to over 200 families at the Perry School gymnasium in Ypsilanti as part of an annual Thanksgiving community dinner.
WCC is a founding member of the new Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN) for Southeast Michigan, which launched Nov. 15.
If you need money for college, many scholarships are aimed at WCC students. There’s money available whether you’re a current WCC student or a high school student planning to attend the College.
By Janet Miller
WCC has so many students who have career dreams, but not the finances to necessarily support those dreams. That’s where the WCC Foundation comes in to help.
The WCC Board of Trustees is seeking candidates to serve two of the remaining four years of Trustee David Rutledge’s six-year term. Rutledge, a three-term WCC trustee, was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in November and will begin his House responsibilities in January.
By Anita LeBlanc
Each year at commencement, WCC recognizes an individual or couple who have worked tirelessly on behalf of education and the College with its highest honor, the Award of Merit. This year’s honorees are Richard and Marie Duke.