WCC News Story Archive: Michigan Reconnect

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

WCC students walking

Yes, you can afford college!

WCC Public Relations - December 05, 2023

Fear of debt and the ability to afford college continue to be major concerns for students, their parents and adult learners seeking to expand their education to support their career goals. But at Washtenaw Community College financial aid awards are on the rise, allowing students to chase their dreams and avoid the college debt trap.

View Post :   Yes, you can afford college!

tags: Michigan Reconnect, Scholarships, Fall 2023, Michigan Achievement, Launch, Student Success

Reconnect at WCC

Michigan Reconnect Scholarship lowers minimum age requirement from 25 to 21 for a limited time

WCC Public Relations - October 03, 2023

The State of Michigan’s Reconnect program is expanding its reach to help more students pursue their dreams through a college education.

View Post :   Michigan Reconnect Scholarship lowers minimum age requirement from 25 to 21 for a limited time

tags: Scholarships, Affordability, Michigan Reconnect

Students walk on WCC campus

WCC's additional Fall semester start dates accommodate flexible student schedules

Fran LeFort - September 14, 2023

Session II of Washtenaw Community College’s (WCC) Fall semester begins September 20, with registration continuing until the start of classes.

View Post :   WCC's additional Fall semester start dates accommodate flexible student schedules

tags: Michigan Reconnect, Fall 2023, Registration, enrollment

Students walking near Student Center

Fall semester at WCC kicks off August 28 with new academic programs, national recognitions

Fran LeFort - August 15, 2023

WCC is gearing up for the 2023-24 academic year starting Monday, August 28. Registration for classes remains open, and prospective new students may apply at any time.

View Post :   Fall semester at WCC kicks off August 28 with new academic programs, national recognitions

tags: Michigan Reconnect, 2023-2024 School Year, Fall 2023, enroll, register

Reconnect Week screenshot

WCC kicks off 'Reconnect Week' July 17-18 for working adults to explore college opportunities, including new education and jobs initiative in Ypsilanti

WCC Public Relations - July 12, 2023

Ypsilanti residents invited to July 17 event highlighting the Reconnect Scholarship and Advance Ypsi; July 18 virtual event is for all who want to learn more about the state scholarship program

View Post :   WCC kicks off 'Reconnect Week' July 17-18 for working adults to explore college opportunities, including new education and jobs initiative in Ypsilanti

tags: Adult Learners, Michigan Reconnect, Advance Ypsi

Divergent paths

WCC: All Paths Lead to Career Success

Fran LeFort - June 21, 2023

Like a superhighway to success for the 21st century workforce, Washtenaw Community College offers multiple on-ramps and exits depending on your needs at any given time.

View Post :   WCC: All Paths Lead to Career Success

tags: Launch, Pre-Engineering, Career, Transfer, Michigan Reconnect, Business Administration, Student Success, STEM Scholars Program, Summer 2023

students in front of sculpture

Fall semester kicks off August 29 with new Automotive Cybersecurity Lab, zero-cost textbook degree, academic programs

Fran LeFort - August 26, 2022

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) is gearing up for a new academic year starting Monday, August 29, that features its first no-cost textbook associate degree, a brand new Automotive Cybersecurity Lab and frozen tuition for the fifth straight year.

View Post :   Fall semester kicks off August 29 with new Automotive Cybersecurity Lab, zero-cost textbook degree, academic programs

tags: On The Record, fall 2022, September 2022, OER, Certificates, Automotive Cybersecurity, Z-Degree, academic, Michigan Reconnect

Reconnect press conference speakers

WCC hosts state's announcement of additional funding for Frontliners, Reconnect students

Fran LeFort - July 14, 2022

Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II launched a statewide tour at WCC to spotlight Michigan's $6 million bipartisan investment in grant funding for Michigan Reconnect and Futures for Frontliners programs.

View Post :   WCC hosts state's announcement of additional funding for Frontliners, Reconnect students

tags: Press Release, September 2022, Dr. Rose B. Bellanca, Michigan Reconnect, On The Record, Futures For Frontliners

Amanda MacDonald and Carmen Samaniego

Michigan Reconnect turns dreams into realities for students in program's first year

Fran LeFort - February 21, 2022

Amanda MacDonald and Carmen Samaniego are two of the nearly 1,300 students enrolled at WCC using the Michigan Reconnect tuition program. "Without Reconnect, I’m not sure I would have come back. I would have made excuses and seen too many obstacles,” MacDonald said.

View Post :   Michigan Reconnect turns dreams into realities for students in program's first year

tags: Medical Billing and Coding, Health Administration, Computer Science, Student Profile, Michigan Reconnect, Launch Summer 2022, On The Record, Reconnect, March 2022

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