News & EventsMonday, January 26, 2015
Filed under: computers
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.
Washtenaw Community College and the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC) Greater Washtenaw Region are partnering with Google to help get local businesses online. The college is hosting a free workshop with Google experts on Wednesday, September 19 at 9:30am. Its goal: Provide small businesses and nonprofits with the online tools they need to drive Michigan’s economy.
The Ann Arbor Give Camp returns to Washtenaw Community College September 14-16. IT and business professionals from across southeast Michigan will converge on campus to assist non-profits with their unmet technology needs.
By Nancy Clay
A team of WCC cyber sleuths placed second among Michigan competitors at the Michigan Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition this month in Grand Rapids.
Working from home is fairly common these days. And WCC graduate Javan Makhmali demonstrates daily how successful that arrangement can be.
This May, WCC is again offering a three-week photography class in Sorrento, Italy, and its surrounding area. An information session about the trip will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm in Room 303 of the Gunder Myran building.
Learning online is inevitable at WCC. Before students graduate or transfer to another college or university, they will have either taken an online class or had an online component in their regular classes. And that means they use Blackboard.
A new app make it easier for WCC students, employees, and others to access the College’s website with mobile devices such as smart phones and tablet computers.