WCC News Story Archive: Entrepreneurship Center

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WCC joins Small Business Association of Michigan to strengthen workforce development throughout state

Fran LeFort - November 30, 2022

Washtenaw Community College has joined the Small Business Association of Michigan to strengthen workforce development training for small businesses across the state.

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tags: Workforce Development, Entrepreneurship Center

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Cash prizes awarded to help local entrepreneurs start and build businesses

Fran LeFort - May 31, 2022

Local entrepreneurs pitched their business plans for cash prizes in a hybrid return to [email protected], the WCC Entrepreneurship Center's premier annual event.

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tags: [email protected], June 2022, Entrepreneurship Center, On The Record, Community enrichment, Entrepreneurship

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New SERVE program boosts entrepreneurs with a social impact focus

Fran LeFort - November 18, 2021

A new program through Washtenaw Community College’s (WCC) Entrepreneurship Center supports social impact-minded businesses.

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tags: Entrepreneurship Center, December 2021, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, On The Record

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WCC expands its Entrepreneurs-In-Residence program to mentor new business owners

Fran LeFort - September 23, 2021

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) is expanding its Entrepreneurs-In-Residence program to better meet increased needs of a growing number of small business owners.

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tags: Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, Entrepreneurship Center

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New program supports WCC HVAC/R students and local industry

Rich Rezler - August 19, 2021

A new program operated by the Entrepreneurship Center at WCC aims to prepare students in the college’s HVAC/R program for future business ownership while also supporting local small business owners operating in the industry.

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tags: August 2021, Entrepreneurship Center, Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, On The Record, HVAC

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Entrepreneurs pitch winning business plans at WCC virtual competition

Fran LeFort - May 14, 2021

After several stages of the virtual competition, winners in three Pitch @ WCC categories were announced during a virtual celebration on Tuesday, May 11.

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tags: Entrepreneurship Center, Awards, ousearch_News_2021, [email protected]

Success Tools webinar series

WCC offering free webinar series for small business owners

Rich Rezler - November 08, 2020

The WCC Economic & College Development division and its Entrepreneurship Center have combined resources for Success Tools webinars.

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tags: ousearch_News_2020, Economic impact, Entrepreneurship Center

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WCC wins $23K for 'HVAC Partnership Pipeline' from national competition

Rich Rezler - October 14, 2020

WCC is one of five winners in the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) second annual 2020 Pitch for the Trades competition, sponsored by the Philip E. & Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation.

View Post :   WCC wins $23K for 'HVAC Partnership Pipeline' from national competition

tags: On The Record, HVAC, Entrepreneurship Center, ousearch_News_2020, ousearch_News_On The Record, Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, Awards, December 2020

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Local entrepreneurs ready to mentor aspiring business owners

Rich Rezler - September 29, 2020

The Entrepreneurship Center at Washtenaw Community College recently announced it has secured funding to extend its successful Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIR) program for another year.

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tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, Entrepreneurship Center, ousearch_News_2020

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WCC's 'HVAC Partnership Pipeline' named a finalist in pitch competition

Rich Rezler - September 18, 2020

WCC is one step away from receiving a significant financial boost in its quest to prepare graduates of its HVAC program for business ownership.

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tags: HVAC, Entrepreneurship Center, Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, ousearch_News_2020