WCC News: Diversity

HBCU Pathway graphic

WCC opens HBCU Pathway, a new pipeline to student success

Fran LeFort - October 12, 2021

WCC has established the first comprehensive transfer agreement between a Michigan community college and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Benefits include guaranteed admission, access to in-state tuition and student support.

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tags: Diversity, Student Success, Transfer, HBCU Pathway, University Transfer Center

Stem Scholars Meeting

$3 million NSF award through Michigan Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation aims to increase equity in STEM fields

Fran LeFort - October 07, 2021

A $3 million National Science Foundation grant has been awarded to Washtenaw Community College (WCC) and five other colleges and universities through MI-LSAMP (Michigan Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) to increase equity in STEM fields.

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tags: MI-LSAMP, STEM Scholars Program, Diversity, DEI, STEM

Student with laptop

WCC sponsor of local Diversity, Equity and Inclusion internship program

Rich Rezler - October 26, 2020

WCC and the Entrepreneurship Center at WCC are sponsoring a program that will provide underrepresented college students with paid internship opportunities with local tech startup companies and venture capital firms

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tags: Internship, community involvement, Diversity, On The Record, ousearch_News_On The Record, December 2020, ousearch_News_2020

Michigan Community College Gender and Sexuality Conference

WCC hosting community college gender and sexuality conference

Richard Rezler - September 20, 2019

Washtenaw Community College is hosting its first gender and sexuality conference, open to students, staff and faculty of all 28 community colleges across the State of Michigan interested in learning about, sharing about and celebrating the LGBTQIA+ communities on their campus.

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tags: Diversity, Keeping Up the Good Work, LGBTQIA, ousearch_News_2019, Gender and sexuality

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: Martin Luther King Jr., Diversity, 2018, ousearch_News_2018