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Saturday, April 18, 2015
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WCC awarded $4.4 million from State of Michigan

WCC Foundation raises over $100K for WCC students

The 29th annual Mardi Gras fundraiser for the Washtenaw Community College Foundation was another smashing success, raising $111,000 in support of WCC students.

Bond refinancing saves WCC $1.5 million

On March 11, Washtenaw Community College closed a deal to refinance its two outstanding bonds at a significant savings to the college.

WCC faculty and administrators collaborate to save students money

It’s a sobering statistic – according to a 2014 Student Public Interest Research Group survey 65 percent of students skip buying or renting textbooks due to cost. Over a ten-year period from 2002 through 2012 textbook prices have increased by an alarming rate of 82 percent.

WCC meets growing need for licensed pharmacy technicians

Washtenaw Community College’s pharmacy technician program students are more in-demand than ever before.

Mission accomplished!

More than thirty high school students from across the region experienced a unique learning experience as participants in the 2015 Global Trade Mission program held on campus during the last week of February. This was the third year the College sponsored the program, which is designed to introduce high school students to the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, give them an understanding of how the global economy works and expose them to emerging technologies.

Advanced Transportation Center director hired

Alan Lecz brings decades of experience in engineering, workforce and talent development to WCC

Dr. Bellanca speaks at 2015 Governor’s Economic and Education Summit

In her role as Chair of the Talent Council of Region 9 of the Michigan Regional Prosperity Initiative, Dr. Bellanca spoke to an audience of approximately 1000 leaders in government, education and business at the 2015 Governor’s Economic and Education Summit on March 3. The Initiative was established by Gov. Rick Snyder and the state legislature in 2014 to encourage local partners to strategize on ways to create vibrant regional economies.

‘I believe in WCC’

Tom Lamb is a new board member of the Washtenaw Community College Foundation, starting his first term last August, but he is already a huge proponent of WCC.

Register Now

WCC is opening registration for Spring/Summer and Fall Semesters on March 18 so you can get your classes set for the rest of the year.

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