WCC News: WCC Foundation

Kevin Van Kannel

WCC Foundation board member Kevin Van Kannel focused on relationships, service and giving back

Anita LeBlanc - August 21, 2021

Kevin Van Kannel believes his Ann Arbor-based business, UTEC, continues to thrive in part because of investments in relationships like the one his company has with WCC and over 25 Washtenaw County nonprofit organizations.

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tags: WCC Foundation, On The Record, August 2021

Kym Worthy

Women's Council Celebration of women leaders benefits Student Emergency Fund

Fran LeFort - June 11, 2021

This year’s Celebration of Women Leaders honored an illustrious group of women and raised money for WCC’s Student Emergency Fund.

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tags: WCC Foundation, Student Emergency Fund, Women's Council, ousearch_News_2021

Student Emergency Fund

Student Emergency Fund: Making a tough year a little better

Phil Snyder - April 29, 2021

83% of WCC students who've received Student Emergency Fund assistance are either still in school or have graduated.

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tags: WCC Foundation, ousearch_News_2021, Student Emergency Fund, On The Record, April 2021

Kiwanis donation

Kiwanis Club support gives WCC student recipient 'fresh energy'

Anita LeBlanc - March 01, 2021

The Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor Scholarship Program results in the largest annual gift the WCC Foundation receives.

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tags: Student Emergency Fund, On The Record, Scholarships, Donation, WCC Foundation, Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor, ousearch_News_2021, February 2021

Foundation donation

100+ women who care about WCC

Anita LeBlanc - December 20, 2020

A generous $19,800 donation to the WCC Foundation’s Student Emergency Fund from 100+ Women Who Care of Washtenaw County is helping meet a 200% increase in student requests for aid since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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tags: ousearch_News_On The Record, Student Emergency Fund, December 2020, On The Record, WCC Foundation, Donation, ousearch_News_2020

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WCC Foundation's annual golf fundraiser goes virtual

Tabetha Chaney - August 25, 2020

The WCC Foundation has announced that its annual Jerry Jernigan Memorial Golf Outing is going virtual this year.

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tags: WCC Foundation, Student Emergency Fund, ousearch_News_2020, fundraiser

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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, ousearch_News_2020, Women's Council, WCC Foundation

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WCC, Destination Ann Arbor win state award for hospitality apprenticeship program

Susan Ferraro - February 21, 2020

Destination Ann Arbor and Washtenaw Community College are joint recipients of the Tourism Industry Coalition of Michigan 2020 Governor’s Award for Innovative Tourism Collaboration.

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tags: Awards, ousearch_News_2020, WCC Foundation, Workforce Development

Aisha Bowe and Kim Hurns holding checks to WCC Foundation from Bowe

WCC alumna Aisha Bowe endows scholarship for engineering transfer students

Rich Rezler - February 03, 2020

The Aisha R. Bowe eMpower Engineering Scholarship will be awarded to select WCC students who’ve earned a minimum of a 3.3 GPA while completing at least 14 credits in a WCC academic program designed to transfer into the University of Michigan College of Engineering.

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tags: WCC Foundation, ousearch_News_2020, Aisha Bowe, Alumni, Alumni Profile, STEAM, Scholarships, Transfer

Abdul Kizito, a recent Ann Arbor Huron graduate, expresses his gratitude for a WCC scholarship from the Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor at a luncheon on Monday, Oct. 21, as Kiwanis Past President William Hampton looks on.

Kiwanis Club program funds 20 WCC scholarships for Ann Arbor Public School grads

Richard Rezler - October 22, 2019

Abdul Kizito and Eric Nordman are recipients of scholarships created through a new partnership between the Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor and the WCC Foundation.

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tags: ousearch_News_2019, Auto Body Repair, WCC Foundation, Abdul Kizito, General Studies, Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor, Eric Nordman

Irene Hasseberg Butter (right), a Holocaust survivor and Professor Emerita of Public Health at the University of Michigan, provided the keynote address for the event.

WCC Foundation Women's Council honors three community leaders

Richard Rezler - May 15, 2019

The Washtenaw Community College Foundation’s Women’s Council honored three women for their contributions to the community at its annual Salute to Women’s Leadership luncheon today.

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tags: WCC Foundation, Women's Council, ousearch_News_2019

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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: David Sams, Amy Cell, Sean Duval, WCC Foundation, Bhushan Kulkarni, ousearch_News_2018, Todd Clark, 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, 2018, Women's Council, ousearch_News_2018

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: Graduation, WCC Foundation, Jamie Buhr, Student Emergency Fund, ousearch_News_2018, Commencement, 2018