On The Record: Advanced Transportation Center

Ford Mustang Mach-E

WCC leads next-generation workforce preparation with new Ford Mustang Mach-E

Fran LeFort - July 22, 2021

WCC has added an all-electric 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E SUV to its bank of cutting-edge technology, solidifying its leadership in preparing the workforce of the future

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tags: Advanced Transportation Center, Workforce Development, On The Record, August 2021, CCAT, Transportation Technologies

Students speaking from table

Students share insights on mobility careers

Susan Ferraro - February 27, 2020

Two students from the college’s Automotive Technologies program shared their backgrounds, knowledge and experiences with fellow students.

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tags: February 2020, Advanced Transportation Center, On The Record, Mobility, ousearch_News_On The Record

Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist speaks with a Washtenaw Community College welding student Feb. 20 about their experience at the college and what they are learning in class. Gilchrist toured the Advanced Transportation Center and Center of Nursing Excellence facilities at WCC.

Lt.-Gov. Gilchrist visits campus

Kelly Gampel - February 22, 2019

When colleges are successful, the state is successful, Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist said Feb. 20 while standing inside a WCC healthcare simulation lab.

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tags: Nursing, ousearch_News_2019, Advanced Transportation Center, Garlin Gilchrist, Lieutenant Governor, Welding, cybersecurity

Tim Brom of Grimm Cybersecurity explains how to set up WCC’s new mobile hacking workbench — which teaches students the mechanics of reverse engineering a vehicle – to faculty Cindy Krzeczkowski and Michael Galea. | Photo by Kelly Gampel

Mobile hacking workbench enhances WCC's reputation as leader in cybersecurity education

Richard Rezler - October 15, 2018

Washtenaw Community College has been a leader in cybersecurity education since it became the first institution in the state to offer a cybersecurity degree in the early 2000s.

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tags: Advanced Transportation Center, mobile hacking workbench, October 2018, connected vehicles, CCAT, cybersecurity, Workforce Development, On The Record, autonomous vehicles, ousearch_News_On The Record

Washtenaw Community College students Rosa Lechartier and Zachyre Van Buren stand at the college’s exhibit during the Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City.

Students network with automotive industry leaders

Richard Rezler - August 13, 2018

Two Washtenaw Community College students interacted with automotive industry experts at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars held July 30-August 2 in Traverse City.

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tags: connected vehicles, On The Record, Automotive, Advanced Transportation Center, August 2018, Networking, ousearch_News_On The Record

Ken Washington, Vice President of Research and Chief Technology Officer at Ford Motor Company, was the keynote speaker at Washtenaw Community College’s Smart Cities symposium on April 6. Washington joined high-profile speakers from the Michigan Department of Transportation, DTE Energy, the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor SPARK at the event, which brought together experts in mobility, autonomous and connected vehicles, and smart city infrastructure. (Photo by Kelly Gampel)

Connected: Industry experts share 'Smart Cities' insight at WCC symposium

Washtenaw Community College - April 24, 2018

“Seek creative collusions of opportunity.” That was the advice Ford Motor Company’s Vice President of Research and Chief Technology Officer Ken Washington gave attendees at the Smart Cities symposium at Washtenaw Community College on April 6.

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tags: Advanced Transportation Center, autonomous vehicles, April 2018, On The Record, connected vehicles, Smart Cities, ousearch_News_On The Record

Caleb Stade (center) helps Belleville High School student Derrick Loutharp enter code into a mock system meant to demonstrate car programming during Free College Day on April 7. (Photo by Kelly Gampel)

WCC opens its doors to the community at Free College Day

Washtenaw Community College - April 23, 2018

Derrick Loutharp doesn’t turn down many opportunities to learn. That’s why the Belleville High School senior and his mother, Annette, were among the nearly 600 local residents that signed up to spend Saturday, April 7, on the Washtenaw Community Campus for the bi-annual Free College Day event.

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tags: Writing Center, Free College Day, Performing Arts, Advanced Transportation Center, April 2018, cybersecurity, On The Record, ousearch_News_On The Record

Al Lecz (left), Director of the WCC Advanced Transportation Center, describes a prototype vehicle exhibited at this year’s North American International Auto Show. Constructed and assembled with lightweighting materials by WCC faculty and students using the college’s state-of-the-art equipment, the vehicle features examples of transmitters, receivers and sensors needed to communicate autonomously with other connected vehicles and infrastructure. (Photo by Kelly Gampel)

WCC shines at North American International Auto Show

Brendan Prebo - February 08, 2018

Washtenaw Community College returned to the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) for the second year in a row to highlight opportunities available to people looking for careers in the mobility industry.

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tags: Advanced Transportation Center, Workforce Development, autonomous vehicles, connected vehicles, Mobility, February 2018, NAIAS, On The Record, ousearch_News_On The Record

WCC President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca (right) and student Kali Wealch were part of a Future Automotive Career Exposition discussion panel at the North American International Auto Show. “How Higher Education is Focused on Mobility” also included MICHauto executive director Glenn Stevens and moderator Roger Curtis (left), Director of the Michigan Department of Talent & Economic Development. (Photo by Kelly Gampel)

Auto show and tell: WCC president, student participate in panel discussion

Brendan Prebo - February 07, 2018

Washtenaw Community College played a key role in the inaugural Future Automotive Career Exposition (FACE) held January 20-21 at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).

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tags: On The Record, Workforce Development, autonomous vehicles, NAIAS, February 2018, Advanced Transportation Center, connected vehicles, ousearch_News_On The Record

President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca (right) welcomes the Michigan Council on Future Mobility to the WCC campus. (Photo by Kelly Gampel)

State mobility council visits and tours WCC

Washtenaw Community College - February 07, 2018

The 21-member Michigan Council on Future Mobility held its January meeting at Washtenaw Community College and concluded the event by touring the college’s Advanced Transportation Center.

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tags: Mobility, February 2018, Advanced Transportation Center, connected vehicles, On The Record, autonomous vehicles, ousearch_News_On The Record