WCC News: COVID-19

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Applications being accepted for Futures for Frontliners program

Rich Rezler - September 12, 2020

The State of Michigan has opened applications for its Futures for Frontliners program that will cover tuition costs at Washtenaw Community College and other community colleges for those who served as essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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tags: Futures For Frontliners, Affordability, COVID-19, Scholarships, ousearch_News_2020

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WCC personal counselors earn certification to better serve students virtually

Rich Rezler - September 02, 2020

All six licensed personal counselors on staff at WCC recently completed TeleMental Health Training Certification to better serve students virtually.

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tags: Counseling, COVID-19, Personal Counseling, Student Services, ousearch_News_2020

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Women's Council hosts important community conversation

Susan Ferraro - August 05, 2020

The Women's Council at Washtenaw Community College hosted a community conversation Tuesday focusing on how women and people of color have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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tags: COVID-19, Women's Council, WCC Foundation, ousearch_News_2020

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Washtenaw Economic Club provides 300 gourmet meals to local healthcare workers

WCC - July 14, 2020

700 local healthcare workers were treated to a gourmet meal thanks to a group effort by the Washtenaw Economic Club, Washtenaw Community College and Fabulous Foods, Inc.

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tags: Washtenaw Economic Club, Fabulous Foods, Donation, COVID-19, ousearch_News_2020

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

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WCC freezes tuition rates and fees amid COVID-19 crisis

Rich Rezler - April 29, 2020

As part of an ongoing commitment to affordability and in recognition of the financial impact of COVID-19, WCC announced it will freeze tuition rates and fees for the 2020-21 academic year.

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tags: COVID-19, Tuition, ousearch_News_2020

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WCC, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital co-hosting blood drive, donation drive

Rich Rezler - April 09, 2020

In a spirit of collaboration, WCC and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital are co-hosting a blood drive on Thursday, April 16 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Morris Lawrence Building.

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tags: COVID-19, ousearch_News_2020

Tom Penird in front of 3D printed masks

WCC instructor 3D printing reusable face masks for health care providers

Rich Rezler - March 28, 2020

Tom Penird is manufacturing reusable plastic face masks in the WCC's 3D printing lab that will be donated to health care providers.

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tags: COVID-19, 3D Printing, Advanced Manufacturing, Donation, ousearch_News_2020

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WCC Health Sciences Division donates supplies to local hospitals

Rich Rezler - March 26, 2020

The healthcare industry's shortage of personal protective equipment has been well-documented during the COVID-19 outbreak. WCC's Health Sciences Division has done its part to provide local hospitals with the critical supplies they need.

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tags: Donation, COVID-19, Health Sciences, ousearch_News_2020

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WCC continues offering resources to community

Susan Ferraro - March 25, 2020

Washtenaw Community College is operating in a remote capacity, but still providing a variety of resources and services to Washtenaw County residents.

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tags: COVID-19, ousearch_News_2020