WCC News Story Archive: ousearch_News_2018

WCC student Ashlea Carravallah (right) poses with instructor Bobby Feldkamp and her SkillsUSA silver medal.

Second time's a charm: WCC student brings home silver medal at SkillsUSA

Richard Rezler - June 29, 2018

Washtenaw Community College student Ashlea Carravallah took home a silver medal from the 54th Annual SkillsUSA national championships on Friday at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

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tags: ousearch_News_2018, SkillsUSA, 2018, Ashlea Carravallah

Gold medal winner Ray Papierniak (right) with WCC welding instructor Alex Pazkowski, who won his own gold medal in 2010.

Hip, Hip, Hoo-Ray! WCC student wins national title

Richard Rezler - June 29, 2018

Washtenaw Community College has another welding national champion to add to its storied Wall of Fame.

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tags: Raymond Papierniak, ousearch_News_2018, Welding, Ashlea Carravallah, 2018

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Study: WCC has $524.1 million impact on Washtenaw County economy

Richard Rezler - June 29, 2018

Washtenaw Community College’s economic impact on its surrounding communities continues to expand, contributing $524.1 million into the Washtenaw County economy last year.

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tags: Economic impact, ousearch_News_2018, 2018

Raymond Papierniak

3 students representing WCC at SkillsUSA national championships

Richard Rezler - June 27, 2018

Three Washtenaw Community College students are competing this week at SkillsUSA's 54th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

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tags: Ashlea Carravallah, SkillsUSA, Raymond Papierniak, 2018, Joe Eddy, ousearch_News_2018

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Board of Trustees approves faculty department chair appointments for 2018-19

Richard Rezler - June 26, 2018

The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees approved the Faculty Department Chair appointments for 2018-19.

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tags: ousearch_News_2018, 2018, Board of Trustees, Faculty Department Chair

Dr. Rose B. Bellanca

WCC trustees extend contract of President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca

Richard Rezler - June 26, 2018

The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees voted to extend the contract of President and CEO Dr. Rose B. Bellanca to June 30, 2021.

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tags: Board of Trustees, Rose B. Bellanca, 2018, ousearch_News_2018

OPCMIA General President Daniel Stepano (right) signs a contract to host his organization's Instructor Training Program on the WCC campus as WCC President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca looks on.

WCC welcomes international labor union to campus

Richard Rezler - June 25, 2018

Washtenaw Community College welcomed representatives of the Operative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association (OPCMIA) to campus today for the organization’s inaugural Instructor Training Program.

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tags: Daniel Stepano, Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons' International Association, Training Programs, Rose B. Bellanca, ousearch_News_2018, 2018

WCC history instructor Dr. David Fitzpatrick with his 2017 Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award

WCC instructor wins Distinguished Writing Award from Army Historical Foundation

Richard Rezler - June 15, 2018

Washtenaw Community College social sciences faculty member Dr. David Fitzpatrick was honored with a 2017 Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award at the organization’s annual meeting this week in Arlington, Virginia.

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tags: Faculty, Social Sciences, David Fitzpatrick, 2018, ousearch_News_2018

Elisa Limon and her husband, Rene.

Two WCC photography students selected for Documenting Detroit

Richard Rezler - June 12, 2018

Two Washtenaw Community College photography students have been selected to participate in Documenting DETROIT, a juried community photojournalism fellowship that showcases emerging and early-career photographers’ work.

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tags: Janice Milhern, 2018, ousearch_News_2018, Photography, Elisa Limon

Therese Basha Jarjoura with her WCC Student Art Show entries, including Best of Show winner

WCC student's painting sells for $11,500 at charity auction

Richard Rezler - June 12, 2018

When Therese Basha Jarjoura won first place at the Washtenaw Community College Student Art Show in March, she received inquiries from people interested in purchasing her prize abstract painting, titled “Bridging.”

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tags: ousearch_News_2018, Fine Arts, Therese Basha Jarjoura, 2018