2018 News

Carol Tinkle stocks the shelves of the WCC food pantry.

Student food pantry gets big donation from a little WCC teamwork

Washtenaw Community College - January 16, 2019

Student food pantry stocks the shelves with help from WCC teams.

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WCC receives donation of 2018 Murano from Nissan Technical Center North America

WCC receives donation of 2018 Murano from Nissan Technical Center North America

Richard Rezler - January 16, 2019

Nissan Technical Center North America’s (NTCNA) donation of a 2018 Nissan Murano is being called a “turning point” for the Auto Service.

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tags: Automotive Services, ousearch_News_2018

Lousayni Benson was one of the first hires made to enter Michigan Medicine's new Service Desk Apprenticeship Program.

WCC, Michigan Medicine launch Service Desk Apprenticeship Progam

Richard Rezler - November 16, 2018

Apprenticeships are typically associated with the skilled trades. That convention is changing and a recent apprenticeship program helps Michigan Medicine attract IT professionals

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Cutting the ribbon on the WCC nursing labs were (from left) Trustee Christina Fleming, Dean of Health Services Dr. Valerie Greaves, Trustee Bill Milliken Jr., Governor RIck Snyder, WCC President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca, Trustee Angela Davis and Trustee Diana McKnight-Morton.

WCC cuts ribbon on nursing labs, celebrates Center of Excellence distinction

Richard Rezler - November 15, 2018

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was among the dignitaries that helped Washtenaw Community College celebrate its national Center of Excellence in Nursing Education designation.

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High school students listen to WCC faculty Cyndi Millns and Michael Galea discuss the importance of cybersecurity Nov. 12 at Square One's Autonomous Innovative Vehicle Design program, which kicked off earlier in the day.

Students get glimpse into cybersecurity thanks to WCC instructors

Kelly Gampel - November 15, 2018

High school students listen to WCC faculty discuss the importance of cybersecurity.

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Attendees at the inaugural

Breaking Barriers: Women in CTE @ WCC

Richard Rezler - November 13, 2018

The first meetings of the Breaking Barriers: Women in Career and Technical Education @ WCC group were held last week.

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Christopher Taylor

Ann Arbor mayor releases proclamation for National Apprenticeship Week

Richard Rezler - November 12, 2018

November 12-18 is National Apprenticeship Week, a U.S. Department of Labor-led opportunity to show support for apprenticeship and showcase programs, facilities and apprentices in local communities.

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Tuition Rate Comparison

How much will you save?

Washtenaw Community College - November 08, 2018

Students who complete their first two years of general education classes at WCC before transferring to complete their bachelor's degree can save more than $17,000.

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DaQuann Harrison

WCC student's bid for Ypsilanti school board comes up short

Richard Rezler - November 07, 2018

The day didn’t end as DaQuann Harrison hoped. He finished fourth out of the six candidates vying for three open seats on the school board.

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tags: ousearch_News_2018

One of the winner of WCC United Way campaign raffle

WCC United Way campaign raffle winners drawn

Richard Rezler - November 06, 2018

Congrats to the winners of the WCC United Way campaign raffle.

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Veterans career fair offers networking, sessions

Veterans career fair offers networking, sessions

Richard Rezler - November 05, 2018

Designed to connect veterans and their families with potential employers, Washtenaw Community College is co-hosting a networking event and job fair with Hire MI Vet.

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WCC Radiography program director William Nelson (right) has a Technologist of the Year pin placed on his lapel by his father, Robert Nelson, who won the same award in 1986.

WCC faculty member William Nelson following his father's footsteps

Richard Rezler - October 23, 2018

When Washtenaw Community College faculty member William Nelson won the Technologist of the Year Award from the Michigan Society of Radiologic Technologists last month, a familiar face was there to pin the award on his lapel – his father, Robert Nelson, who won the same award in 1986.

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Elizabeth Connors (left) learns that she's won an Occupational Studies Outstanding Educator Award from WCC Dean of Health Sciences Dr. Valerie Greaves.

WCC faculty member wins Occupational Studies Outstanding Educator Award

Richard Rezler - October 22, 2018

Washtenaw Community College faculty member Elizabeth Connors will be honored with an Occupational Studies Outstanding Educator Award at the Trends in Occupational Studies Conference being held October 24-26 in Troy.

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tags: Occupational Studies, Outstanding Educator Award, ousearch_News_2018

Best Online Computer Science Degrees

WCC's computer science program recognized for online learning excellence

Richard Rezler - October 08, 2018

Washtenaw Community College has been recognized as offering one of the best online computer science programs in the country by AffordableCollegesOnline.org.

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tags: Computer Science, ousearch_News_2018

Matea Pejic describes her involvement with the Campus Vote Project to the WCC Board of Trustees during its September meeting.

Student leaving an 'indelible mark' on WCC on her way to law school

Julia Ochoa-Corante, Public Relations work study student - October 08, 2018

Matea Pejic describes her involvement with the Campus Vote Project to the WCC Board of Trustees during its September meeting.

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tags: UNICEF Campus Initiative, Paralegal Studies/Pre Law Program, ousearch_News_2018

Twilight to Dawn

WCC student exhibiting classroom assignment at ArtPrize

Richard Rezler - September 20, 2018

When Lois Wightman first enrolled in a digital photography class at Washtenaw Community College, she was simply looking to learn something creative in her retirement.

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tags: Lois Wightman, Photography, Digital Photography, ousearch_News_2018

Fall Career and Internship Fair

WCC's annual Fall Career and Internship Fair is free, open to public

Richard Rezler - September 20, 2018

The 2018 Fall Career & Internship Fair at Washtenaw Community College is expected to include representatives from an estimated 70 employers looking to immediately fill current job opportunities. The event is free and open to the public.

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tags: Career, Internship, ousearch_News_2018

I like WCC

Community invited to WCC's Fall Open House on Sept. 30

Richard Rezler - September 18, 2018

The entire community is welcome when Washtenaw Community College once again opens the doors to its classrooms, labs and performance spaces for its annual Fall Open House celebration on Sunday, Sept. 30.

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tags: Free College Day, Open House, ousearch_News_2018

Nursing

WCC named Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

Richard Rezler - September 13, 2018

Washtenaw Community College has been named a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing, one of just 16 nursing programs nationwide to earn the honor this year from across the academic spectrum of higher education in nursing and leading teaching hospitals and clinical sites.

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tags: Center of Excellence in Nursing Education, Nursing, ousearch_News_2018

WCC's Fall 2017 Welcome Day in Community Park

Students: Come to Welcome Day on September 12

Richard Rezler - August 30, 2018

Come for the fun and games, leave with important information about the wide range of programs and services available to Washtenaw Community College students.

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Michael Kozma

Alumni profile: From college dropout to eyeing Ivy League doctoral programs

Richard Rezler - August 29, 2018

The night before starting classes at Washtenaw Community College in the fall of 2016, Michael Kozma laid in bed contemplating his future. He grabbed his phone from the nightstand and typed into Google: How to succeed in college.

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Jim Krupp, wearing the same graduation gown his wife wore 30 years ago, and each of his three children wore during their own graduation ceremonies.

UA member receives WCC degree in a graduation gown also worn by his wife, 3 kids

Richard Rezler - August 20, 2018

UA member receives WCC degree in a graduation gown also worn by his wife, 3 kids

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tags: Graduation, Commencement, Jim Krupp, United Association, Union, ousearch_News_2018

RN/LPN Skills Refresher class offered at WCC

RN/LPN Skills Refresher class offered at WCC

Richard Rezler - August 18, 2018

The Washtenaw Community College Nursing and Health Sciences Division and its Workforce Development department are teaming up to help get nurses whose licenses have lapsed back into the profession.

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tags: Nursing, Workforce Development, Mary Burns-Coral, Health Sciences, ousearch_News_2018

Fiber Optics Certifications

WCC Fiber Optics Bootcamp offers three national certifications in one week

Richard Rezler - August 16, 2018

Washtenaw Community College is offering week-long fiber optic installation training program in September.

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tags: Fiber Optics, Certifications, ousearch_News_2018

Community Development Manager Anthony Williamson outside the Parkridge Community Center in Ypsilanti.

WCC receives grant to enhance after-school program at Parkridge Community Center

Richard Rezler - August 16, 2018

Washtenaw Community College is enhancing the after-school academic support services it offers at the Parkridge Community Center in Ypsilanti thanks to a $133,176 grant from Washtenaw Coordinated Funders.

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tags: Parkridge Community Center, Anthony Williamson, ousearch_News_2018

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UA brings record attendance, $8 million impact to WCC, community

Richard Rezler - August 11, 2018

For the 29th consecutive summer, the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry (UA) will hold its week-long Instructor Training Program in classrooms and laboratories across campus.

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tags: Union, Plumbers and Pipefitters, United Association, Training Programs, ousearch_News_2018

Brandon Tucker

Governor appoints WCC dean to Michigan Council on Future Mobility

Richard Rezler - August 10, 2018

Brandon Tucker, Dean of Advanced Technologies and Public Service Careers at Washtenaw Community College, has been appointed to the Michigan Council on Future Mobility by Governor Rick Snyder.

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tags: Advanced Technologies and Public Services Careers, Mobility, Brandon Tucker, ousearch_News_2018

WCC students Rosa Lechartier and Zachyre Van Buren stand at the college's exhibit during the Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City.

WCC students network with industry experts at CAR Management Briefing Seminars

Richard Rezler - July 31, 2018

A pair of Washtenaw Community College students are interacting with automotive industry experts at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars being held July 30-August 2 in Traverse City.

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tags: Rosa Lechartier, Automotive Powertrain Development, Zachyre Van Buren, Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management, Business, ousearch_News_2018

Diana McKnight-Morton at the March 2018 meeting of the WCC Board of Trustees

WCC alumna, Board chair Diana McKnight-Morton honored by MCCA

Richard Rezler - July 27, 2018

Diana McKnight-Morton, an alumna of Washtenaw Community College and the current chairperson of the college’s Board of Trustees, has been awarded the Michigan Community College Association’s Outstanding Alumnus Award.

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WCC President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca welcomes the Union Ironworkers to the area during an opening session on Sunday.

WCC welcomes Ironworkers back to campus for Instructor Training Program

Richard Rezler - July 16, 2018

The Ironworkers are back, bringing with them more than 825 people to the state-of-the-art training facilities at Washtenaw Community College and an estimated economic impact of up to $5 million to Washtenaw County.

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Jas Obrecht

Rock and roll, blues author Jas Obrecht brings Music Journalism class to WCC

Julia Ochoa-Corante - July 09, 2018

Back in November 1978, a young music journalist named James “Jas” Obrecht introduced the world to an up-and-coming musician named Eddie Van Halen, who was on the verge of revolutionizing rock n’ roll guitar playing.

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tags: Journalism, Jas Obrecht, ousearch_News_2018

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WCC Foundation board names new president, four new members

Richard Rezler - July 02, 2018

The Washtenaw Community College Foundation recently announced a new Chairman of its Board of Directors and the addition of four new board members.

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tags: Sean Duval, David Sams, Bhushan Kulkarni, WCC Foundation, Amy Cell, Todd Clark, ousearch_News_2018

WCC student Ashlea Carravallah (right) poses with instructor Bobby Feldkamp and her SkillsUSA silver medal.

Second time's a charm: WCC student brings home silver medal at SkillsUSA

Richard Rezler - June 29, 2018

Washtenaw Community College student Ashlea Carravallah took home a silver medal from the 54th Annual SkillsUSA national championships on Friday at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

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Gold medal winner Ray Papierniak (right) with WCC welding instructor Alex Pazkowski, who won his own gold medal in 2010.

Hip, Hip, Hoo-Ray! WCC student wins national title

Richard Rezler - June 29, 2018

Washtenaw Community College has another welding national champion to add to its storied Wall of Fame.

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tags: Raymond Papierniak, Ashlea Carravallah, Welding, ousearch_News_2018

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Study: WCC has $524.1 million impact on Washtenaw County economy

Richard Rezler - June 29, 2018

Washtenaw Community College’s economic impact on its surrounding communities continues to expand, contributing $524.1 million into the Washtenaw County economy last year.

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Raymond Papierniak

3 students representing WCC at SkillsUSA national championships

Richard Rezler - June 27, 2018

Three Washtenaw Community College students are competing this week at SkillsUSA's 54th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

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tags: SkillsUSA, Raymond Papierniak, Joe Eddy, Ashlea Carravallah, ousearch_News_2018

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Board of Trustees approves faculty department chair appointments for 2018-19

Richard Rezler - June 26, 2018

The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees approved the Faculty Department Chair appointments for 2018-19.

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Dr. Rose B. Bellanca

WCC trustees extend contract of President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca

Richard Rezler - June 26, 2018

The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees voted to extend the contract of President and CEO Dr. Rose B. Bellanca to June 30, 2021.

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tags: Board of Trustees, Rose B. Bellanca, ousearch_News_2018

OPCMIA General President Daniel Stepano (right) signs a contract to host his organization's Instructor Training Program on the WCC campus as WCC President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca looks on.

WCC welcomes international labor union to campus

Richard Rezler - June 25, 2018

Washtenaw Community College welcomed representatives of the Operative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association (OPCMIA) to campus today for the organization’s inaugural Instructor Training Program.

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tags: Rose B. Bellanca, Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons' International Association, Daniel Stepano, Training Programs, ousearch_News_2018

WCC history instructor Dr. David Fitzpatrick with his 2017 Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award

WCC instructor wins Distinguished Writing Award from Army Historical Foundation

Richard Rezler - June 15, 2018

Washtenaw Community College social sciences faculty member Dr. David Fitzpatrick was honored with a 2017 Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award at the organization’s annual meeting this week in Arlington, Virginia.

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tags: Social Sciences, David Fitzpatrick, Faculty, ousearch_News_2018

Elisa Limon and her husband, Rene.

Two WCC photography students selected for Documenting Detroit

Richard Rezler - June 12, 2018

Two Washtenaw Community College photography students have been selected to participate in Documenting DETROIT, a juried community photojournalism fellowship that showcases emerging and early-career photographers’ work.

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tags: Janice Milhern, Photography, Elisa Limon, ousearch_News_2018

Therese Basha Jarjoura with her WCC Student Art Show entries, including Best of Show winner

WCC student's painting sells for $11,500 at charity auction

Richard Rezler - June 12, 2018

When Therese Basha Jarjoura won first place at the Washtenaw Community College Student Art Show in March, she received inquiries from people interested in purchasing her prize abstract painting, titled “Bridging.”

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Home Health Aid Training Program

WCC, Kennedy Care offering home health aide training program

Richard Rezler - June 04, 2018

The Workforce Development department at Washtenaw Community College and Kennedy Care, a home health care service provider headquartered in Ann Arbor, have teamed up to create a two-week Home Health Aide training program.

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tags: Workforce Development, Home Health Aid, ousearch_News_2018

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WCC Foundation honors 3 community leaders at Women's Council luncheon

Richard Rezler - May 24, 2018

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

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tags: WCC Foundation, Women's Council, ousearch_News_2018

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WCC Board approves new faculty contract

Richard Rezler - May 23, 2018

The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Tuesday, May 22 to approve a three-year collective bargaining agreement with the Washtenaw Community College Education Association, the union representing its faculty.

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Jamie Buhr, chairman of the WCC Foundation Board.

Local philanthropists to match 'Class of 2018' gifts to Student Emergency Fund

Richard Rezler - May 23, 2018

WCC Foundation Board of Directors chairman Jamie Buhr asked the recent graduates to first consider making a difference for current and future students at the college.

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tags: Commencement, Jamie Buhr, Student Emergency Fund, WCC Foundation, Graduation, ousearch_News_2018

Paula Salazar

WCC student speaker: From tragic childhood to limitless future

Richard Rezler - May 20, 2018

Paula Salazar, the student speaker at WCC’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, takes the phrase “overcoming obstacles” to a higher level.

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tags: Paula Salazar, Commencement, Graduation, ousearch_News_2018

National Academy of Television and Digital Arts

Two WCC students win state video production awards

Richard Rezler - May 08, 2018

The Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences brought its annual ceremony to the stage of Towsley Auditorium at Washtenaw Community College.

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tags: Towsley Auditorium, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Steven St. John, Digital Media Arts, ousearch_News_2018

WCC Digital Certificate

WCC introduces digital certification service for graduates

Richard Rezler - May 07, 2018

Washtenaw Community College announced it is providing graduates with a new way to share their accomplishments with family, friends and future employers.

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tags: Graduation, Commencement, Digital Diploma, ousearch_News_2018

Culinary Arts on display in the Michigan State Capitol

Order up: Culinary students shine while serving lunch at state capitol

Kelly Gampel - May 04, 2018

The Washtenaw Community College students and instructors were ready to feed hundreds of government officials April 19 in celebration of Community College Day at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing.

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tags: Culinary Arts, Michigan State Capitol, ousearch_News_2018

Employee Recognition

WCC employees honored for milestone years

Kelly Gampel - April 30, 2018

WCC employees reaching milestone years were honored April 26 at the college's annual Employee Recognition Reception.

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Christopher Taylor

Proclamation from Ann Arbor mayor honors contributions of WCC to community

Richard Rezler - April 24, 2018

In recognition of national Community College Month, Ann Arbor mayor Christopher Taylor issued a proclamation today urging citizens to recognize and appreciate the contributions Washtenaw Community College makes to the community.

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Recognized in April, Community Colleges Make Contributions Year-Round

Brendan Prebo - April 23, 2018

Today’s community colleges are as diverse as the students they serve.

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Dr. Kimberly Hurns (left) congratulates Maria Paula Salazar earning the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

WCC student wins $120,000 scholarship

Kelly Gampel - April 11, 2018

A Washtenaw Community College student has earned a prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.

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tags: Scholarship, Maria Paula Salazar, ousearch_News_2018

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WCC honors Years of Service recipients at annual Employee Recognition Reception

Richard Rezler - April 10, 2018

Washtenaw Community College celebrate their colleagues' years of service at the annual Employee Recognition Reception.

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tags: Employee Recognition, Years of Service, ousearch_News_2018

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WCC Board Approves 2018-19 Tuition and Fee Rates for Credit Courses

Brendan Prebo - March 27, 2018

Tuition and fee rates for Washtenaw Community College continue to be among the lowest for Michigan community colleges with the total cost of enrollment for WCC students consistently ranking in the lowest cost quartile.

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tags: Tuition, ousearch_News_2018

Smart Cities: A Connected Way Forward

Smart Cities aims to prepare local governments for seismic changes

Richard Rezler - March 22, 2018

The upcoming “Smart Cities: A Connected Way Forward” symposium will cover the latest developments that local governments should be following, and what adjustments should be made to infrastructure and land-use plans.

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tags: Smart Vehicles, Smart Cities, ousearch_News_2018

Carmen Jongsma

WCC graduate wins national dental assisting scholarship

Richard Rezler - March 22, 2018

Carmen Jongsma, a graduate of Washtenaw Community College’s Dental Assisting program, was recently selected as one of eight national scholarship recipients by the American Dental Assistants Association and the Dental Assisting National Board, Inc.

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tags: Carmen Jongsma, Dental Assisting, ousearch_News_2018

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Spring/Summer and Fall 2018 registration open

Richard Rezler - March 14, 2018

Register now for Spring/Summer and Fall 2018 classes at Washtenaw Community College. Spring/Summer classes begin May 7 and Fall classes begin August 27.

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tags: Spring/Summer Classes, Registration, ousearch_News_2018

Tree Campus USA

WCC repeats Tree Campus USA distinction

Richard Rezler - March 09, 2018

For the second consecutive year, Washtenaw Community College has earned the distinction of Tree Campus USA from the Arbor Day Foundation.

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tags: Arbor Day, Sustainability, Landscape and Grounds, ousearch_News_2018

Earth Day

WCC's Earth Day celebration on April 12 is open to the public

Richard Rezler - March 09, 2018

Washtenaw Community College will hold its annual Earth Day celebration on Thursday, April 12 with presentations and activities.

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tags: Sustainability, Earth Day, ousearch_News_2018

Community Enrichment Classes

WCC Community Enrichment classes offer something for everyone

Richard Rezler - February 28, 2018

The college’s Workforce Development department also works diligently with local organizations to ensure it’s creating the labor pool Washtenaw County and southeastern Michigan need to thrive in a global economy.

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tags: Workforce Development, Enrichment Classes, ousearch_News_2018

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WCC and McKinley, Inc. team up to create Maintenance Apprenticeship Program

Richard Rezler - February 22, 2018

Three weeks of apprenticeship readiness training leads to entry-level positions

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Best online community colleges 2018

WCC recognized for online learning excellence

Richard Rezler - February 19, 2018

AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO) lists Washtenaw Community College as the best two-year college in Michigan and among the top 50 in the nation in its annual ranking of excellence in online learning.

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tags: Online Learning, Best Colleges, ousearch_News_2018

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Third international labor union brings instructor training to WCC

Richard Rezler - February 13, 2018

An international labor union representing trained plasterers and cement masons has agreed to hold its instructor training program on the Washtenaw Community College campus.

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tags: Conference, Cement Masons, Labor Union, Plasterers, ousearch_News_2018

Schedule of Career and Technical Education

Schedule of Career and Technical Education events at WCC during national CTE Month

Richard Rezler - January 31, 2018

Washtenaw Community College will host a number of events in February to highlight the value and accomplishments of CTE programs on our campus and across the country.

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tags: Career and Technical Education, ousearch_News_2018

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Students in WCC STEM Scholars Program will share in 4.9M grant to MSU

Richard Rezler - January 17, 2018

A $4.9 million grant to Michigan State University will directly impact low-income students hoping to begin a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) education at Washtenaw Community College.

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tags: Science Technology Engineering Mathematics, STEM, STEM Scholars Program, ousearch_News_2018

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WCC showcasing mobility, intelligent transportation systems at NAIAS

Richard Rezler - January 12, 2018

Washtenaw Community College is playing a key role to create the talent pipeline necessary for southeast Michigan to be the epicenter of the autonomous and connected vehicle world and mobility revolution.

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tags: North America International Auto Show, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Mobility, NAIAS, ousearch_News_2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration

MLK Day celebrates King's continuing legacy

Kelly Gampel - January 12, 2018

On Jan. 11, Washtenaw Community College honored King through musical performances, spoken word and addresses ahead of the national holiday that commemorates the late activist’s birthday on Jan. 15.

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tags: Diversity, Martin Luther King Jr., ousearch_News_2018

Veronica Centeno-Cruz

WCC student part of locally-produced documentary

Richard Rezler - January 11, 2018

Washtenaw Community College student Veronica Centeno-Cruz is one of 12 cast members whose “otherness” is celebrated in a locally-produced documentary “Me, The ‘Other’” set to premiere at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor on Monday, January 15.

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tags: Veronica Centeno-Cruz, Occupational Therapy, Theater, ousearch_News_2018

John W. Barfield

President's statement on the passing of John W. Barfield

Richard Rezler - January 05, 2018

The world lost a business legend, our community lost a giant philanthropist, Washtenaw Community College lost a great supporter and I – like so many others – lost a friend and mentor with this week's passing of John W. Barfield.

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