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WCC returning to campus in Fall 2020 with safety as top priority

Rich Rezler - June 26, 2020

WCC has taken exhaustive steps to protect the health of the limited number of students, faculty and staff that will be on campus during the Fall semester.

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tags: COVID-19, Dr. Rose B. Bellanca, Fall 2020, Press Release, ousearch_News_2020

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WCC offering free Race and Ethnic Relations virtual learning series to community

Rich Rezler - June 26, 2020

Washtenaw Community College is offering a free, five-part Race and Ethnic Relations virtual learning series.

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tags: Community enrichment, Race and Ethnicity, ousearch_News_2020

President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca

Board of Trustees unanimously extends contract of President Bellanca

WCC - June 26, 2020

The WCC Board of Trustees voted to extend the contract of WCC President and CEO Dr. Rose B. Bellanca to June 30, 2023.

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tags: Dr. Rose B. Bellanca, Board of Trustees, ousearch_News_2020

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Board of Trustees approves department chair appointments for 2020-21

Rich Rezler - June 23, 2020

Faculty department chair appointments for the 2020-21 academic year.

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tags: Faculty Department Chair, Board of Trustees, ousearch_News_2020

National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

WCC designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

Rich Rezler - June 16, 2020

The announcement places WCC among a select group of two-year, four-year and graduate-level institutions nationwide to receive the prestigious distinction.

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tags: National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, Computer Science, cybersecurity, ousearch_News_2020

Maximilian Ehinger

WCC student Maximilian Ehinger selected as NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar

Rich Rezler - June 12, 2020

Maximilian Ehinger came to WCC intent on learning more about the worlds of aerospace, physics and astronomy. He got that opportunity, and then some.

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tags: Astronomy, NASA, Student Success, ousearch_News_2020

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Medical Assisting certificate program addresses needs of local employers

Rich Rezler - June 03, 2020

Local healthcare organizations IHA and Michigan Medicine have both expressed to WCC a pressing need to fill their talent pipeline with more certified medical assistants.

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tags: Medical Assisting, Allied Health, Medical Assistant, Certificates, Health Sciences, ousearch_News_2020

Sandra Coward holding graduation sign

Graduate profile: Nearly 40 years later, mom of 5 completes her degree

Rich Rezler - June 03, 2020

When Sandy Coward left college in 1983, she promised her mother she would finish her degree one day. And then "life got in the way.”

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tags: Occupational Studies, Non-Traditional Student, Graduation, ousearch_News_2020

Emilee Seghi holding planner with NASA logo

WCC graduate Emilee Seghi selected as NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar

Rich Rezler - May 23, 2020

Emilee Seghi will participate in the five-week, online NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar program with hopes of being selected for an all-expense-paid, four-day visit to a NASA center.

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tags: Aerospace Engineering, NASA, Student Success, ousearch_News_2020

Samuel Harmon in 1965

Board of Trustees remembers first chairman, Samuel Harmon

Rich Rezler - May 19, 2020

WCC Board chair Christina Fleming requested a moment of silence at the beginning of Tuesday’s virtual meeting in honor of the death of Samuel Harmon, the first WCC board chair in 1965.

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tags: Board of Trustees, ousearch_News_2020