News & EventsWednesday, August 27, 2014
Filed under: finances
It's a fact: An education costs a lot more than it used to. At many colleges and universities, tuition rates keep rising as much as five percent a year or more.
WCC was selected to host the next meeting of the Michigan House of Representatives Community College Subcommittee on Appropriations. The subcommittee convenes on campus Monday, May 20, and a public roundtable begins at 12:30pm in Room 150 of the Morris Lawrence building.
WCC is the first community college in Michigan to participate in a pilot program to help eliminate the use of costly textbooks in the classroom.
WCC students who register early for Fall Semester will be able to lock in current tuition rates. The WCC Board of Trustees unanimously approved the tuition freeze at its meeting March 26.
Two WCC students have been singled out to receive scholarships from professional organizations within their career fields.
Prominent economists and business executives will be the featured speakers for the Washtenaw Economic Club’s spring 2012 luncheon lecture series.
GI Jobs magazine included WCC on its list of the most military friendly institutions for 2012. One reason for that distinction is that the College allows military personnel who are called to active service the opportunity to return without penalty.
If you need money for college, many scholarships are aimed at WCC students. There’s money available whether you’re a current WCC student or a high school student planning to attend the College.
Revised federal rules are making it a bit trickier for some WCC students to continue receiving financial aid.