News & EventsFriday, August 22, 2014
Filed under: businesses and partners
The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the nomination of Larry Barkoff as the college’s new General Counsel. His appointment is effective July 22, 2013.
The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the nomination of William Johnson as the college’s new Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at its June 25 meeting. As a member of President Rose B. Bellanca’s executive leadership team, he will oversee the fiscal responsibilities of the college, which include financial planning, budgeting, and accounting.
Washtenaw Community College is one of only three community colleges in the United States chosen to host a delegation of six Chinese technical/vocational college presidents and vice presidents June 9-23.
WCC students majoring in automotive, welding, and culinary arts returned to campus victorious from the SkillsUSA state competition in April.
WCC was selected to host the next meeting of the Michigan House of Representatives Community College Subcommittee on Appropriations. The subcommittee convenes on campus Monday, May 20, and a public roundtable begins at 12:30pm in Room 150 of the Morris Lawrence building.
The WCC Board of Trustees has selected Michael Finney, president and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, to receive the College’s highest honor, the 2013 Honorary Associate Degree in Community Service. The award will be given during commencement on Saturday, May 18, at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center.
WCC is hosting a three-day event for area high school students who are destined to work in the dynamic and ever-changing business environments around the world.
Once again, students in the WCC construction technology program are putting the skills they learn in class to work in the community.
Two WCC students are among the 73 selected nationwide for a 2013 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. WCC President Rose B. Bellanca delivered the good news personally to Susannah Spence and Fatouma Abdoulaye.
WCC is preparing graduates for jobs in top growth areas. The College has seen an increased demand for skilled workers and is responding with programs.