News & EventsMonday, September 1, 2014
Filed under: alumni
How often do you see the direct results of your donation? Or get a chance to shake the hand of the person whose life you changed? At the Annual Scholarship Luncheon hosted by the WCC Foundation on April 17, donors and scholarship recipients got a chance to do just that. With over 150 guests, the room was full of heartwarming stories, well-wishers, and a sense that WCC was the place that makes great things happen.
Some classes are already filling up for WCC’s Spring/Summer Semester, so students should register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Want to become a police officer or work in the criminal justice system? A new video shows how WCC’s School of Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement can help you achieve those goals.
“Would you want to drink this stuff?” WCC digital video student John Inwood posed this question viscerally with his winning entry at the 2nd Annual Millers Creek Film Festival. His video, a short public service announcement, puts a humorous spin on the serious effects of dumping motor oil in city drains.
This fall Washtenaw Community College students will pay a little more for their credit classes. The Board of Trustees voted March 24 to increase tuition by $3 per credit hour. That means a full-time student taking 12 credit hours will pay $36 more per semester than last year.
How can we all live more sustainably on the earth? Students, employees, and community members will have an opportunity to get answers to that question at WCC’s eighth annual Earth Day Festival Thursday, April 16, from 10:00am to 2:00pm on the first floor of the Student Center building. All events are free and open to the public.
Don’t be alarmed if you see people on WCC’s campus wielding chain saws and flamethrowers. They’re just Advanced Culinary students.
Frank Kaelin had seen the roofline of St. Stephen’s Cathedral many times in guidebooks while planning a special year-end Vienna holiday with his wife in 2007. So when he climbed onto the church’s observation platform on a rainy New Year’s Eve and saw the texture and pattern of such a recognizable landmark, it was magic—award-winning magic.
Starting this summer, WCC will offer students opportunities to study in more than a dozen foreign countries. The effort is a partnership between WCC and AHA International, an academic program of the University of Oregon.
What’s the best rocket design to shoot an Egg-O-Naut (a large raw egg) aloft for the greatest amount of time and return it to earth without breaking?