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Sunday, July 23, 2017
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WCC students help unearth 2,000-year-old Roman writing tablets

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (Wednesday, July 19) – Nine Washtenaw Community College students were part of an archaeology team that made international news by unearthing 25 well-preserved letters written by Roman soldiers at the end of the first century A.D.

Ironworkers return to WCC for annual training

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (Monday, July 17) – The Ironworkers are back, bringing with them nearly 800 people to the state-of-the-art training facilities at Washtenaw Community College and an estimated economic impact of $5 million annually to Washtenaw County.

WCC Board of Trustees extends contract of President Bellanca

The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees voted to extend the contract of President and CEO Dr. Rose B. Bellanca to June 30, 2020.

WCC offering new Associate Degree in high-demand field of Cybersecurity

An Associate in Applied Science Degree in Cybersecurity has been added to Washtenaw Community College’s roster of programs available to students starting in the Fall 2017 semester.

WCC joins consortium to increase minority participation in STEM fields

Washtenaw Community College is among a consortium of six post-secondary institutions in Michigan awarded a five-year, $4.25 million grant by the National Science Foundation to help increase participation and graduation rates among underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

WCC brings workforce development to American Center for Mobility

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 31, 2017 – Washtenaw Community College is allying a consortium of community colleges to develop training for skilled professionals at the American Center for Mobility (ACM). The college is opening an office on the ACM campus to work with employers on the development of connected and automated vehicles. The office is expected to open in June.

WCC Foundation's Women's Council honors three county leaders

The Washtenaw Community College Foundation’s Women’s Council honored three extraordinary women at its annual Salute to Women’s Leadership luncheon.

WCC joins National Consortium on College Men of Color

Ann Arbor, Mich. (April 27, 2017) – Washtenaw Community College has joined the National Consortium on College Men of Color (NCCMC), housed by the Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL).

Ann Arbor mayor honors WCC during Community College Month

As part of the celebration of National Community College Month in April, the Mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., Christopher Taylor, issued a proclamation urging all citizens to recognize and appreciate the outstanding contributions Washtenaw Community College makes to the community.

WCC earns Tree Campus USA designation from Arbor Day Foundation

Washtenaw Community College is one of four colleges in the state of Michigan to receive Tree Campus USA certification from the Arbor Day Foundation and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

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