News & EventsFriday, August 22, 2014
Filed under: current students
This fall Washtenaw Community College students will pay a little more for their credit classes. The Board of Trustees voted March 24 to increase tuition by $3 per credit hour. That means a full-time student taking 12 credit hours will pay $36 more per semester than last year.
How can we all live more sustainably on the earth? Students, employees, and community members will have an opportunity to get answers to that question at WCC’s eighth annual Earth Day Festival Thursday, April 16, from 10:00am to 2:00pm on the first floor of the Student Center building. All events are free and open to the public.
Don’t be alarmed if you see people on WCC’s campus wielding chain saws and flamethrowers. They’re just Advanced Culinary students.
Frank Kaelin had seen the roofline of St. Stephen’s Cathedral many times in guidebooks while planning a special year-end Vienna holiday with his wife in 2007. So when he climbed onto the church’s observation platform on a rainy New Year’s Eve and saw the texture and pattern of such a recognizable landmark, it was magic—award-winning magic.
Starting this summer, WCC will offer students opportunities to study in more than a dozen foreign countries. The effort is a partnership between WCC and AHA International, an academic program of the University of Oregon.
Portrait photographer Gregory Heisler, who has shot more than 70 covers for Time magazine, will speak about his craft April 2 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm in room 101 of WCC’s Morris Lawrence building. The Canon Explorers of Light program is sponsoring his talk, which is free and open to the public.
What’s the best rocket design to shoot an Egg-O-Naut (a large raw egg) aloft for the greatest amount of time and return it to earth without breaking?
The best scientific minds of a new generation will be on display at the Southeast Michigan Science Fair March 14 from noon to 4:00pm at WCC’s Morris Lawrence building. The fair, which is open to the public, will provide a fascinating array of experiments, models, collections, and other exhibits created by middle school and high school students.
WCC will present two job fairs and two pre-fair seminars in March and April that are open to WCC students, alumni, and the public. All of the events are free.
WCC launched the first phase of a redesigned website today that features easier navigation and lays the groundwork for more improvements over the coming months.