News & EventsThursday, March 5, 2015
Filed under: arts
Washtenaw Community College’s year-over-year enrollment continues to rank amongst the best for reporting community colleges in Michigan, according to data as recent as Jan. 22.
It's a fact: An education costs a lot more than it used to. At many colleges and universities, tuition rates keep rising as much as five percent a year or more.
WCC’s GalleryOne and the Urbanwood Project of Ann Arbor are collaborating on an art exhibition to showcase the beauty and utilitarian quality of recycled wood. The exhibition, “Built, Carved, Turned: Ten Approaches to Urbanwood,” features the work of 10 local artists and artisans. It will be on display in GalleryOne, which is on the first floor of the Student Center building, from Aug. 28 to Oct. 18.
Five WCC digital media students received Michigan Emmys for their work at the 35th Emmy Gala on June 15. This is the second consecutive year WCC students have returned to campus with Emmys in hand.
WCC’s GalleryOne is currently showcasing the work of three talented artists educated in southeast Michigan. The exhibit is open through May 24.
Employment opportunities were an important factor in the creation of eight new certificate and degree programs at WCC for Fall Semester. The new programs represent a broad range of growing industries, including health care, applied technology, digital media, social science, and the arts.
Twenty-four-year-old Princeton Michael is a passionate singer/songwriter. But performing his original work in front of a live audience was nerve wracking. That all changed when he auditioned and was selected for the WCC Talent Show in 2008.
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2013 issue of The Huron River Review. WCC students, current and former faculty, and employees of the College are invited to submit their original writing, photography, and artwork for consideration. The deadline is Jan. 28.
WCC’s Gallery One highlights emerging artists in a new exhibit series that runs Sept. 6 through Oct. 19.
WCC music and performing arts students will lend their talents to each day of the Ypsilanti Heritage Festival, which runs Aug. 17-19 at Riverside Park. All of the WCC performances are free and will take place at the Gazebo Stage near the Huron River.