WCC News Story Archive

Dr. Clarence Jennings speaks at the 2023 MLK Day celebration.

WCC celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

WCC Public Relations - January 05, 2024

Washtenaw Community College will host its 18th annual celebration of the legacy of civil rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday, January 11. The public is welcome. Admission is free.

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tags: Equity in Action, MLK Day

Fall 2023 High Honors and Honors

Fall 2023 High Honors and Honors Students

WCC - December 21, 2023

Congratulations to the following students for receiving high honors (3.8+) and honors (3.5-3.79) during the Fall 2023 semester at Washtenaw Community College.

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tags: High Honors, Fall 2023, Student Recognition, Honors

Winter 2024 edition of Live Work Learn magazine

Non-credit classes for the community offer professional development and personal enrichment opportunities

WCC Public Relations - December 21, 2023

Non-credit offerings during Winter 2024 at Washtenaw Community College (WCC) include classes for professionals and community members who want to boost their business acumen, prepare for Spring gardening and more.

View Post :   Non-credit classes for the community offer professional development and personal enrichment opportunities

tags: Non-Credit, Personal Enrichment, professional development, LiveWorkLearn

Enrollment is open throughout the holidays.

Winter 2024 semester begins January 8

WCC Public Relations - December 21, 2023

The first day of classes for the Winter 2024 semester at Washtenaw Community College (WCC) will be January 8.

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tags: Winter 2024, Registration, enrollment

Photo of Andrew Denton

Reconnect, FAME changed student's life

WCC Public Relations - December 20, 2023

Andrew Denton is on a new path to a rewarding career in the advanced manufacturing industry, and the Michigan Reconnect Scholarship, coupled with some hard work, is to thank.

View Post :   Reconnect, FAME changed student's life

tags: Michigan Reconnect, 2023, Launch, Student Success, Launch Winter 2023, Scholarship

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Nursing graduates honored at pinning ceremony

Rich Rezler - December 19, 2023

The Fall 2023 graduates of the WCC Nursing program participated in a pinning ceremony, a time-honored tradition dating back to the 1880s that represents an initiation into the profession.

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tags: Graduation, Class of 2023, Student Succes, Nursing, Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

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Alumni Profile: Brazil native started with ESL classes, ended with associate degree in Nursing

WCC Public Relations - December 18, 2023

Ana Andrade arrived in Michigan from Brazil in 2018, speaking very little English, and today is a nurse in the medical surgery cardiac unit at Detroit Medical Center. During the five years in between played out a story of perseverance and perspective.

View Post :   Alumni Profile: Brazil native started with ESL classes, ended with associate degree in Nursing

tags: Alumni Profile, Launch, Nursing, Launch winter 2024, ESL

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Alumni Profile: Advanced Manufacturing graduate fine-tuning his career

WCC Public Relations - December 15, 2023

Like many people, Felipe Agurto wandered along life’s path for a while before finding the right direction for his career. After graduating from high school on the west side of the state, Agurto enrolled in the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering but soon discovered it wasn’t really what he wanted to do.

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tags: Alumni Profile, Launch Winter 2023, 2023, Advanced Manufacturing, Launch

Esports arena at WCC

WCC ahead of the curve with Esports arena, competitive teams

Kayla Gahagan - December 14, 2023

WCC Esports is expanding rapidly after the college's new Esports Arena was launched in the Spring of 2023.

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tags: Esports, Sports & Entertainment Management, Gaming, Digital Video Production, 3D Animation

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Alumni Profile: Teacher says 'attending WCC was the best decision I could have ever made'

WCC Public Relations - December 13, 2023

Early on, Lauren Alexander knew she wanted to be a teacher. After graduating from Saline High School, Alexander began the pursuit of her dream at WCC. She earned an Associate in Arts in Elementary Education Degree and a Liberal Arts Certificate before transferring to Eastern Michigan University to complete her bachelor’s.

View Post :   Alumni Profile: Teacher says 'attending WCC was the best decision I could have ever made'

tags: teacher, Launch winter 2024, Alumni Profile, 2023, Launch

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