News & EventsMonday, September 1, 2014
Filed under: businesses and partners
One of the many popular exhibits at the WCC Earth Day celebration each year is the live presentation by the Leslie Science Center. At this year’s event on Thursday, April 11, guests will learn more about birds of prey up close and personal.
For six years Ron Stevens has helped small business owners and entrepreneurs set up or fine-tune their companies. As they expand into other countries they are taking advantage of a new service Stevens provides through the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center—export capabilities counseling.
Justin Bhatia graduated from the WCC medical office assistant program in December. Three months later, he was dressed in a crisp blue shirt and gray slacks, waiting patiently to speak to a University of Michigan representative about employment opportunities at the U-M Medical Center.
WCC has named Dean of Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences Dr. William Abernethy as Interim Vice President for Instruction. The appointment is effective immediately.
Nearly 70 employers from the greater Washtenaw County area will be on hand at WCC’s 16th annual Spring Job Fair on Tuesday, March 26. The fair will be held in the Morris Lawrence building from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Admission is free and the public is welcome.
We know there are jobs going unfilled in the information technology industry. And with a statewide unemployment rate hovering around 8 percent, we know there are people in Michigan ready to work who can’t find a job. How do we change that? WCC has the answer.
WCC has partnered with Ann Arbor-based Merit Network to launch the first pilot program of the new Michigan Cyber Range. WCC network security students now use the new online environment as a seamless extension of their classroom.
WCC welcomes corporate consultant and former Hard Rock International trainer Jim Knight to campus for a seminar about energizing corporate culture.
Talent investment will be a key competitive advantage for small business owners and corporate America in 2013, said Michelle Mueller, associate vice president for economic and community development at WCC. Recently, Mueller discussed workforce training with area executives who feel that recruiting and retaining skilled employees are critical in positioning their businesses for success.
The Grainger Foundation has donated $10,000 to WCC in support of its welding program.