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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?

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

Gina. Thompson

Health Care Programs: Preparing students to help others

Kayla Gahagan - December 29, 2022

WCC offers an array of certificates and associate degrees allowing students to go directly into the workforce or transfer to a four-year school to continue their education.

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tags: December 2022, Health Administration, Nursing, On The Record, Health Care, Physical Therapist Assistant, Cardiac Telemetry, Radiography, Launch, Launch Winter 2023, Sterile Processing, Surgical Technology

ZOLLER, Inc.

ZOLLER investing in WCC and its own future workforce

Fran LeFort - December 29, 2022

ZOLLER is donating more than $200,000 in equipment to train WCC students on state-of-the-art tool measuring and inspection machines while developing a robust apprenticeship program that will hire and train 4-6 students each year for high-demand careers.

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tags: Workforce Development, Advanced Manufacturing, Apprenticeship Programs, Apprenticeships, Launch, Launch Winter 2023

WCC alumni

Hot Jobs: WCC partners with industry to fuel talent pipeline

Fran LeFort - December 29, 2022

WCC has always prioritized its partnerships with industry. But in a market where the need for skilled workers is greater than ever, the relationship seems more and more symbiotic.

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tags: Launch, Workforce Development, Apprenticeships, Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship Programs, Computer Science, Advanced Manufacturing, Launch Winter 2023, Robotics

Winter Clark Road sign

Winter classes at WCC begin January 9

WCC Public Relations - December 23, 2022

Winter classes at Washtenaw Community College will begin January 9, with flexible scheduling options and more than 135 programs to prepare students for rewarding careers that meet local workforce needs or transfer to a university to earn a bachelor’s degree.

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tags: Scholarships, On The Record, December 2022, enroll, Winter 2023, Registration

CDA Training

WCC partnering to meet needs of area early care and education providers

Rich Rezler - December 19, 2022

The Michigan Association for the Education of Young People and WCC are partnering to bring high-quality Childhood Development Associate (CDA) credential training to meet the needs of early care and education providers in Southeast Michigan.

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tags: Community enrichment, community involvement, Child Development

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.

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

Phillip Burtell at CNC machine

Veteran entrepreneurs pitch ideas for cash prizes to grow businesses

WCC Public Relations - December 14, 2022

Without quality mentors during key points of his entrepreneurial journey, Phillip Burtell is certain he wouldn’t be where he is today. The 24-year-old Washtenaw Community College student, Army veteran and business owner was named the top winner in last week’s WCC Veteran Business Pitch & Showcase Night.

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tags: Entrepreneurship Center, Pitch@WCC, Entrepreneurship, Veterans, Student Veterans

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.

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

2023 WCC Bridge Award

WCC Bridge Award goes to Napoleon High School counselor Edwin Payne

Jenelle Franklin - December 09, 2022

Napoleon High School counselor Edwin Payne is the winner of the fourth annual WCC Bridge Award, which honors staff members from local high schools who positively influence students and help then get to college.

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tags: high school counselors, High School Partners Breakfast, December 2022, WCC Bridge Award, On The Record, Awards