News & EventsThursday, October 2, 2014
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A $2.9 million grant WCC received is the kind of investment that will drive the nation forward, said Jay Williams, executive director of the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers. He made the comment to area business leaders during a visit to WCC Oct. 1. The grant is from the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Initiative.
Washtenaw Community College and the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC) Greater Washtenaw Region are partnering with Google to help get local businesses online. The college is hosting a free workshop with Google experts on Wednesday, September 19 at 9:30am. Its goal: Provide small businesses and nonprofits with the online tools they need to drive Michigan’s economy.
The Ann Arbor Give Camp returns to Washtenaw Community College September 14-16. IT and business professionals from across southeast Michigan will converge on campus to assist non-profits with their unmet technology needs.
Washtenaw Community College was the site for the signing of an historic agreement on August 15 between the professional plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters of the United Association of the United States and Canada (UA) and the Plumbing Trades Employees Union of Australia (PTEU).
With registration for Fall Semester right around the corner, WCC has launched a new online class schedule that makes it faster and easier to find classes.
WCC hopes to make finding a job a little easier for students and community members when it hosts the 15th Annual Spring Job Fair and Nonprofit Showcase on Tuesday, March 20, from noon to 4:00pm in the Morris Lawrence building. The event is free and open to the public.
Even though you still may be wearing heavy coats, scarves, and mittens, Spring/Summer 2012 Semester is just around the corner.
Sage advice comes from experience. And experience is what WCC values and celebrates in two new mentorship programs.
The public is invited to attend an open house at WCC to celebrate the renovations and renaming of the College’s Occupational Education building on Sunday, Oct. 23. That afternoon it will be renamed the Larry L. Whitworth Occupational Education building in honor of WCC’s recently retired president.