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Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Filed under: philanthropy

An Affordable Education for You

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.

Words that can make you money

Words That Can Make You Money is an upcoming presentation and workshop that shows people how to use their unique qualities to create a scholarship essay that makes them stand out from the crowd. It will be offered at the downtown Ann Arbor District Library on Tuesday, March 4, from 7-8:30 pm.

WCC receives $250,000 gift from Masco Corporation Foundation

The Masco Corporation Foundation has made a corporate gift of $250,000 to WCC—the largest corporate gift the College has ever received.

WCC names Michael Finney honorary degree recipient

The WCC Board of Trustees has selected Michael Finney, president and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, to receive the College’s highest honor, the 2013 Honorary Associate Degree in Community Service. The award will be given during commencement on Saturday, May 18, at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center.

WCC students bridge community needs with classroom skills

Once again, students in the WCC construction technology program are putting the skills they learn in class to work in the community.

The Grainger Foundation Supports WCC

The Grainger Foundation has donated $10,000 to WCC in support of its welding program.

Toy Drive Supports Area Families

The WCC Student Veterans Club encourages students and staff to help make this holiday season brighter for less fortunate families.

WCC Nursing Student Awarded Red Cross Scholarship

WCC nursing student Kristopher L. Thompson has been awarded a 2012 Jane Delano Student Nurse Scholarship by the American Red Cross. He is one of three students nationwide and the only community college student to receive the honor.

Teens Learn to Lead in Saturday Morning Program

Middle and high school students from around Washtenaw County are spending their Saturdays preparing to become successful adults. They are learning how to speak well and to lead others, all through a unique program hosted at Ypsilanti’s Parkridge Community Center.

Do Something For Someone Else: Become a WCC Volunteer

It’s hard to determine the value of a helping hand. For the recipients of bone marrow donations, heart treatments, and cancer services, that value is priceless.

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