Local French teacher's accelerated path to a career started with dual enrollment
Fran LeFort - April 18, 2022
Less than five years out of high school, Annie Peurach has already earned a bachelor's degree and a master's degree, spent a year in France and is in her first year teaching at Emerson School in Ann Arbor.View Post : Local French teacher's accelerated path to a career started with dual enrollment
WCC made a mid-career pivot possible for PA
Rich Rezler - March 24, 2022
Kevin Ryan was 35 when his employer announced it was closing its doors after more than 100 years in business. He could find another job in a dying industry or make a dramatic change. He chose change. And he chose Washtenaw Community College to help make it happen.View Post : WCC made a mid-career pivot possible for PA
WCC grad is one of cybersecurity's 'good guys'
Anita LeBlanc - March 24, 2022
WCC graduate and former White Hat Society member now serves as a 'force for good' in the growing cybersecurity field.View Post : WCC grad is one of cybersecurity's 'good guys'
WCC alumna now fluent in 4 languages: Spanish, English, Law and Tech
Rich Rezler - January 22, 2022
Alejandra Hornak came to WCC to pursue a career in law enforcement, but is now part of an international cybersecurity firm that travels the globe protecting organizations from cyber threats.View Post : WCC alumna now fluent in 4 languages: Spanish, English, Law and Tech
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
Esports streaming fundraiser to purchase gaming carts for patients at UM's Mott Children's Hospital
Fran LeFort - September 16, 2021
Washtenaw Community College students will be streaming for good as they host a week-long Esports event Oct. 3-9 to raise money to purchase gaming devices for patients at the University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.View Post : Esports streaming fundraiser to purchase gaming carts for patients at UM's Mott Children's Hospital
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
WCC grad Aisha Bowe honored with 2021 MCCA Outstanding Alumnus Award
Rich Rezler - July 21, 2021
A self-described “unmotivated and unfocused” student in high school, Bowe found her passion and purpose while attending WCC from 2003 to 2006. The former NASA aerospace engineer is the founder and CEO of STEMBoard, an engineering solutions company.View Post : WCC grad Aisha Bowe honored with 2021 MCCA Outstanding Alumnus Award
WCC alumna, current U-M student selected as Truman Scholar
Rich Rezler - May 10, 2021
WCC alumna Cat Hadley is one of 62 Truman Scholars from around the country, selected from a record number of candidates.View Post : WCC alumna, current U-M student selected as Truman Scholar
WCC nursing grad: 'I knew what I was getting into'
Rich Rezler - May 04, 2021
WCC alumna Hunter Darrow started her nursing career in the midst of a global pandemic. "I knew what I was getting into,"she said. "I knew it wasn't going to be easy."View Post : WCC nursing grad: 'I knew what I was getting into'