WCC News Story Archive: Student Success

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Thinking about a new career? Re-imagine your calling at WCC

Kayla Gahagan - December 31, 2022

Considering a career change? Why not now, and why not Washtenaw Community College?

View Post :   Thinking about a new career? Re-imagine your calling at WCC

tags: Launch, Student Services, Student Success, Center for Career Success, Launch Winter 2023

Nursing F22 Graduates

Fall '22 nursing graduates celebrated at pinning ceremony

Rich Rezler - December 16, 2022

Friends and family of the 46-member Fall 2022 graduating class of the WCC nursing program gathered in Towsley Auditorium for a pinning ceremony, a time-honored tradition dating back to the 1880s that represents an initiation into the profession.

View Post :   Fall '22 nursing graduates celebrated at pinning ceremony

tags: Nursing, Student Success, Class of 2022, Graduation

STEM Scholar Kate Mink

WCC celebrates STEM Scholar transfers headed to the University of Michigan

WCC Public Relations - December 09, 2022

WCC celebrates STEM Scholars transfers twice a year, once in December and once in April. The six students honored during a reception Friday include Larry Blanchard, Sonja Francisco, Kate Mink, Safia Nur, Fatima Oudelf and David Perry.

View Post :   WCC celebrates STEM Scholar transfers headed to the University of Michigan

tags: Transfer, STEM Scholars Program, December 2022, Student Success, On The Record

Pinning ceremony

Nursing graduates: 'We are all resilient'

Rich Rezler - April 29, 2022

The 69 graduating members of the WCC nursing program took part in the traditional pinning ceremony

View Post :   Nursing graduates: 'We are all resilient'

tags: Graduation, Class of 2022, Student Success, Nursing

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WCC students earn 14 nominations for statewide Student Production Awards

Rich Rezler - April 08, 2022

Washtenaw Community College students have 14 projects nominated for Student Production Awards from the Michigan chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

View Post :   WCC students earn 14 nominations for statewide Student Production Awards

tags: Student Awards, Digital Video Production, Student Production Awards, Student Success, Digital Media Arts

Daria Skalitzky and Rachel Rubanguka

Academic All-Stars: Two WCC students named to Coca-Cola Academic Team

Rich Rezler - March 21, 2022

Rachel Rubanguka is one of 50 students nationwide named a “Gold Scholar” and Daria Skalitzky is one of 50 on the “Silver Scholar” list of the 2022 Coca-Cola Foundation Academic Team.

View Post :   Academic All-Stars: Two WCC students named to Coca-Cola Academic Team

tags: On The Record, Student Activities, Awards, Student Profile, March 2022, Student Success, Phi Theta Kappa

CircleIn app

CircleIn gives WCC students opportunity to study together virtually

WCC - January 29, 2022

With more and more students taking online and virtual classes, WCC has taken steps to add a missing ingredient to their education: Studying with their classmates.

View Post :   CircleIn gives WCC students opportunity to study together virtually

tags: ousearch_News_2020, Winter 2022, CircleIn, Technology, Student Success

Miles Butler on Harvard campus

After 'finding his path' at WCC, Miles Butler is pursuing a master's degree at Harvard

Rich Rezler - October 13, 2021

Miles Butler's educational journey started at Washtenaw Community College and continued at two of the elite academic institutions in the nation — the University of Michigan and Harvard University.

View Post :   After 'finding his path' at WCC, Miles Butler is pursuing a master's degree at Harvard

tags: Student Success, Center for Career Success, On The Record, Transfer, University Transfer Center, December 2021, Alumni Profile

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WCC opens HBCU Pathway, a new pipeline to student success

Fran LeFort - October 12, 2021

WCC has established the first comprehensive transfer agreement between a Michigan community college and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Benefits include guaranteed admission, access to in-state tuition and student support.

View Post :   WCC opens HBCU Pathway, a new pipeline to student success

tags: Transfer, HBCU Pathway, December 2021, On The Record, Diversity, Student Success, University Transfer Center

Dan Tyrrell at work

Medical researcher got debt-free start at WCC

WCC Communications - August 19, 2021

With WCC’s affordable tuition and an academic scholarship to boot, Dan Tyrrell started his educational journey without the burden of student debt. The money he saved went toward a Ph.D. program at Wake Forest University.

View Post :   Medical researcher got debt-free start at WCC

tags: Alumni Profile, Affordability, On The Record, August 2021, STEAM, Transfer, Student Success