WCC News Story Archive: On The Record

Job growth in Washtenaw County

Forecast: Washtenaw County should recover quickly from recession, but disparity may widen

Rich Rezler - March 27, 2021

University of Michigan economists Donald Grimes and Gabriel Ehrlich presented the Economic Outlook for Washtenaw County to the Washtenaw Economic Club.

View Post :   Forecast: Washtenaw County should recover quickly from recession, but disparity may widen

tags: On The Record, Washtenaw Economic Club, April 2021, Economic Outlook, Workforce Training, ousearch_News_2021

Trees on campus

WCC earns Tree Campus Higher Education recognition for fifth straight year

Rich Rezler - March 24, 2021

WCC has been honored by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

View Post :   WCC earns Tree Campus Higher Education recognition for fifth straight year

tags: ousearch_News_2021, On The Record, April 2021, Awards, Tree Campus Higher Education, Tree Campus USA, Facilities Management

Scholarship semifinalists

3 WCC students are semifinalists for Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Rich Rezler - March 10, 2021

Umang Bhojani, Jesse Bishop and Abdul Kizito are on the 2021 semifinalist list, selected from a pool of more than 1,500 applicants attending 398 community colleges.

View Post :   3 WCC students are semifinalists for Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

tags: Transfer, Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Scholarships, Student Success, April 2021, STEM Scholars Program, ousearch_News_2021, On The Record

WCC logo

Mark of quality: WCC earns accreditor's seal of approval

Rich Rezler - March 04, 2021

The Higher Learning Commission, one of the nation’s six regional accreditors for institutions of higher education, has continued WCC’s accreditation through 2029-30.

View Post :   Mark of quality: WCC earns accreditor's seal of approval

tags: February 2021, ousearch_News_2021, Accreditation, On The Record

William Glover

Never too late: William Glover finds path to rewarding career at WCC

WCC - March 04, 2021

William Glover is an award-winning television producer, but the journey to a full-time job in a profession he loves wasn’t easy.

View Post :   Never too late: William Glover finds path to rewarding career at WCC

tags: On The Record, February 2021, Student Success, Digital Video Production, ousearch_News_2021, Alumni Profile

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.

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

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

Mentor Connect

Local experts sought to mentor WCC students

Rich Rezler - March 04, 2021

WCC is inviting local professionals to share their expertise with its students.

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tags: February 2021, On The Record, Liberal Arts Innovation Group, Mentor Connect, Professionals in the Classroom, ousearch_News_2021

Brenda Anderson

Student Spotlight: Brenda Anderson exploring photography as 'retirement career'

Tabetha Chaney - March 01, 2021

Q&A with Brenda Anderson, a WCC alumni who's back on campus exploring photography as a "retirement career."

View Post :   Student Spotlight: Brenda Anderson exploring photography as 'retirement career'

tags: February 2021, ousearch_News_2021, Student Profile, On The Record, Student Success, Digital Photography

Barnaby Pung

Ph.D. in hand, first-gen college grad teaching others academic and career skills

WCC - March 01, 2021

Barnaby Pung, a part-time instructor of Academic and Career Skills at WCC, is motivated to guide students along career paths.

View Post :   Ph.D. in hand, first-gen college grad teaching others academic and career skills

tags: Academic and Career Skills, GED, On The Record, Faculty Profile, February 2021, ousearch_News_2021