WCC News Story Archive: February 2021

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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

Cybersecurity Bootcamp

Cybersecurity Bootcamp is a win-win proposition

WCC - March 01, 2021

Washtenaw Community College joined with the private sector and state employment agencies in working to fill a worrisome talent gap in the critical cybersecurity field.

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tags: cybersecurity, February 2021, ousearch_News_2021, On The Record, Workforce Development

Kiwanis donation

Kiwanis Club support gives WCC student recipient 'fresh energy'

Anita LeBlanc - March 01, 2021

The Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor Scholarship Program results in the largest annual gift the WCC Foundation receives.

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tags: ousearch_News_2021, Donation, Scholarships, February 2021, Student Emergency Fund, On The Record, WCC Foundation, Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor

Nicholas Ochal

Nicholas Ochal's search for a purpose

WCC Communications - February 26, 2021

It was a winding road with some fits and starts that took WCC alumni Nicholas Ochal to the career in social work that he enjoys today.

View Post :   Nicholas Ochal's search for a purpose

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