WCC News Story Archive

WCC Women's Council event lifts up college students

Fran LeFort - January 26, 2022

The community is invited to attend a virtual event focused on supporting Washtenaw Community College (WCC) students through their educational and career journeys.

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tags: Foundation, Women's Council

Malia Ellis

Student Profile: Let's all join Malia's Movement

Rich Rezler - January 22, 2022

Malia Ellis fought through the burdens of embarrassment and isolation that a physical disability can crudely place upon a young girl. So the 19-year-old WCC student is on a mission to erase those burdens for future generations.

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tags: Student Profile, January 2022, On The Record, Disabilities

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WCC alumna now fluent in 4 languages: Spanish, English, Law and Tech

Rich Rezler - January 22, 2022

Alejandra Hornak came to WCC to pursue a career in law enforcement, but is now part of an international cybersecurity firm that travels the globe protecting organizations from cyber threats.

View Post :   WCC alumna now fluent in 4 languages: Spanish, English, Law and Tech

tags: January 2022, Criminal Justice, English as a Second Language, cybersecurity, On The Record, Alumni Profile

High Honors and Honors

Fall 2021 High Honors and Honors Students

WCC - January 19, 2022

704 WCC students earned "High Honors" (3.8+ GPA) and 390 others earned "Honors" (3.5-3.8) distinction for the Fall 2021 semester.

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tags: High Honors, Student Recognition, fall 2021, Honors

Equity in Action winners

Two employees, one alumnus win WCC Equity in Action Awards

Rich Rezler - January 15, 2022

The Equity in Action Awards are presented annually during WCC's MLK Day Celebration, with one of the criteria for nomination being someone “who exemplifies the values and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., specifically in the areas of advocacy, leadership and service."

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tags: Awards, Diversity, Equity in Action, MLK Day

MLK Day Celebration

MLK Day Celebration: Building a 'beloved community'

Fran LeFort - January 14, 2022

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of a nonviolent approach to equality for all was honored by WCC in a virtual celebration that united people from all walks of life, including a representative of Congress and a county prosecutor.

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tags: MLK Day, Diversity, January 2022, On The Record

MLK Day Celebration

Public invited to virtual MLK Day Celebration at WCC

Fran LeFort - January 10, 2022

The public is invited to the virtual MLK Day celebration hosted by Washtenaw Community College from 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13.

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tags: Diversity, MLK Day

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Start of WCC winter semester classes delayed until January 18

Fran LeFort - January 05, 2022

Classes for the Winter 2022 semester at Washtenaw Community College will begin Tuesday, January 18, delayed one week due to the high COVID-19 transmission rate within the community.

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tags: COVID-19, Safety, Winter 2022

Dr. Foege receives Medal of Freedom

Former CDC director guest speaker at WCC's National Honor Society induction Friday

Fran LeFort - January 04, 2022

Former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. William Foege will speak at this week’s induction ceremony of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Washtenaw Community College (WCC).

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tags: Public Health, Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa, CDC

Agnes and Stephen Reading

$1 million gift from Agnes and Stephen Reading creates 10 annual nursing scholarships

Fran LeFort - December 16, 2021

A $1 million gift to the Washtenaw Community College Foundation by Agnes and Stephen Reading will fund 10 annual full-ride scholarships for WCC nursing students. The Ann Arbor philanthropists are longtime supporters of WCC.

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tags: WCC Foundation, Nursing, Donation, January 2022, Scholarships, On The Record