News & EventsMonday, May 25, 2015
Filed under: alumni
The Entrepreneurship Center Open House was well attended, to say the least.
According to recently published data from the National Community College Benchmark Project, Washtenaw Community College students’ success rates exceed the national median, in some cases by a wide margin.
The Health & Fitness Center at Washtenaw Community College is proud to announce it has recently become a certified Medical Fitness Facility.
Washtenaw Community College celebrated the accomplishments of 144 graduates of the Adult Transitions GED Plus Program on Thursday, Oct. 23.
Class schedules for winter semester are available on WCC’s website.
Washtenaw Community College’s academic achievement, State of Michigan evaluation against metrics measuring community college performance, a historic fund-raising initiative and steady student enrollment were plenty of reasons for the College’s Board of Trustees to vote unanimously yesterday to extend the contract of President Rose Bellanca, Ed.D. through 2017.
Encore means to bring back, and for many attendees of the inaugural Encore Career Open House, it was the first time they had been on a college campus in years.
In June, the Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees approved the 2015 budget that reflects investments in new academic programs, student counseling, academic advising, campuswide technology improvements and student enrollment and retention efforts.
For the past two years, WCC has received the highest percentage increase of all 28 Michigan community colleges in budget dollars from the state. In the 2015-2016 budget the state has allocated a 3.7 percent increase in WCC’s funding, meaning an additional $466,500. In the 2014- 2015 budget the state allocated a 2.3 percent increase in WCC’s funding.
At Washtenaw Community College, more students are choosing to take their classes online. In fact, Distance Learning at the college has grown 11 percent over the past three years.