WCC News: community involvement

Staff receiving vaccine

WCC joins White House's COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge

Rich Rezler - June 18, 2021

Joining higher education institutions from across the nation, Washtenaw Community College is participating in the COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge, a joint initiative of the White House and U.S. Department of Education to help end the pandemic.

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tags: ousearch_News_2021, community involvement, COVID-19

Layers of Identity

'Our Layers of Identity' reception officially unveils community art project

Rich Rezler - May 08, 2021

The WCC Fine Arts Department teamed with First Fridays Ypsilanti on a reception for the Our Layers of Identity community art project in downtown Ypsilanti.

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tags: Fine Arts, community involvement, ousearch_News_2021

Dr. Rose B. Bellanca

'We're here. We're ready.' President Bellanca on WCC's role in post-pandemic recovery

WCC - March 04, 2021

On The Record sat down with WCC President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca to discuss how WCC is supporting current students and the community to help secure a brighter future.

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tags: February 2021, Online Learning, Student Success, Workforce Development, On The Record, Dr. Rose B. Bellanca, ousearch_News_2021, community involvement

Children at Parkridge Community Center

Parkridge Community Center helping to bridge the digital divide

Rich Rezler - March 04, 2021

A $60,000 grant to WCC and the Parkridge Community Center will help bridge the digital divide that exists in the Ypsilanti neighborhood the center serves. And that’s only a part of help available at Parkridge.

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tags: ousearch_News_2021, Parkridge Community Center, On The Record, Ypsilanti, February 2021, community involvement

WCC Chief of Public Safety Scott Hilden

WCC Public Safety chief appointed to chair county-wide association

Rich Rezler - January 15, 2021

WCC Chief of Public Safety Scott Hilden has been appointed chair of the Washtenaw County Criminal Justice Association for 2021

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tags: Public Safety, community involvement, ousearch_News_2021

Brandon Tucker

Tucker appointed to Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office policing commission

Rich Rezler - January 07, 2021

WCC Associate Vice President for Workforce and Community Development Brandon Tucker will serve on the 21st Century Policing Compliance Commission operated by the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office.

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tags: ousearch_News_2021, community involvement, police

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

Beth Marshall

WCC joins EMU, YMCA to address critical need for child development workers

Rich Rezler - August 14, 2020

The Early Childhood Education program at WCC is joining an effort spearheaded by the Office of [email protected] to respond to a critical community need for certified child development workers in eastern Washtenaw County.

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tags: Community enrichment, ousearch_News_2020, community involvement, Early Childhood Education

WCC police officer shopping with kids

WCC Public Safety Department joins annual "Shop with a Hero" event

Rich Rezler - December 05, 2019

WCC Public Safety Department officer Cameron Bauer helped two Pittsfield Elementary School students pick out toys at the annual "Shop with a Hero" event Thursday at Meijer in Ypsilanti.

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tags: ousearch_News_2019, Public Safety, Cameron Bauer, community involvement, Shop with a Hero