News & EventsThursday, October 23, 2014
Filed under: businesses and partners
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.
WCC has been invited to become a new workforce development provider for the Washtenaw County Michigan Works agency.
WCC welding student Alex Pazkowski won first place in the American Welding Society SkillsUSA U.S. Invitational Weld Trials in Las Vegas this month.
WCC President Rose B. Bellanca recently shared her vision for the College and the community with Donna Doleman, vice president of marketing communications and talent at Ann Arbor SPARK, in a podcast that’s available online.
WCC has been named Educational Institution of the Year by the American Welding Society and the Welding Equipment Manufacturers Committee. The honor is one of their 2012 Image of Welding awards.
WCC invites military veterans to attend a Veterans Hiring Expo on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from noon to 4:00pm in the Morris Lawrence building. The event is free and open to veterans, their family members, WCC students and alumni, and the public.
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.
WCC has been awarded a $2.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor through its Trade Adjustment Assistance for Community Colleges Career Training program. The grant will fund an initiative to develop new information technology employees in Michigan.
- All day The Clay Gallery: Expanding Edges
- noon–4:00pm Eastern Michigan University Visit
- 4:00pm–5:15pm Business of Sustainable Foods Workshop
- 6:00pm–7:00pm Food, Genes, and Diet: Is What You're Eating What's Eating You?