On The Record: WCC Foundation

Kevin Van Kannel

WCC Foundation board member Kevin Van Kannel focused on relationships, service and giving back

Anita LeBlanc - August 21, 2021

Kevin Van Kannel believes his Ann Arbor-based business, UTEC, continues to thrive in part because of investments in relationships like the one his company has with WCC and over 25 Washtenaw County nonprofit organizations.

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Kym Worthy

Women's Council Celebration of women leaders benefits Student Emergency Fund

Fran LeFort - June 11, 2021

This year’s Celebration of Women Leaders honored an illustrious group of women and raised money for WCC’s Student Emergency Fund.

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tags: Student Emergency Fund, Women's Council, ousearch_News_2021, WCC Foundation

Student Emergency Fund

Student Emergency Fund: Making a tough year a little better

Phil Snyder - April 29, 2021

83% of WCC students who've received Student Emergency Fund assistance are either still in school or have graduated.

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tags: On The Record, WCC Foundation, April 2021, Student Emergency Fund, ousearch_News_2021

Kiwanis donation

Kiwanis Club support gives WCC student recipient 'fresh energy'

Anita LeBlanc - March 01, 2021

The Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor Scholarship Program results in the largest annual gift the WCC Foundation receives.

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tags: ousearch_News_2021, Donation, Scholarships, February 2021, Student Emergency Fund, On The Record, WCC Foundation, Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor

Foundation donation

100+ women who care about WCC

Anita LeBlanc - December 20, 2020

A generous $19,800 donation to the WCC Foundation’s Student Emergency Fund from 100+ Women Who Care of Washtenaw County is helping meet a 200% increase in student requests for aid since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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tags: Donation, Student Emergency Fund, ousearch_News_On The Record, On The Record, December 2020, WCC Foundation, ousearch_News_2020

Fernanda Cross

Path to Ph.D., professorship began at WCC for Brazil native

Anita LeBlanc - October 18, 2020

When Fernanda Cross left Brazil to learn English, she never could have imagined that 20 years later she would be a tenure-track professor at the University of Michigan.

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tags: Alumni Profile, On The Record, Student Success, October 2020, ousearch_News_On The Record, WCC Foundation, ousearch_News_On The Record

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WCC Foundation's annual golf fundraiser goes virtual

Tabetha Chaney - August 25, 2020

The WCC Foundation has announced that its annual Jerry Jernigan Memorial Golf Outing is going virtual this year.

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tags: Student Emergency Fund, fundraiser, WCC Foundation, ousearch_News_2020

Aparna and Samir Bagri

Tech business ownership began at WCC for Aparna Bagri

Anita LeBlanc - August 08, 2020

WCC alumna and WCC Foundation supporter Aparna Bagri founded DataVine, which caters to the recruiting, staffing and workforce industries.

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tags: August 2020, Alumni Profile, Business and Computer Technologies, WCC Foundation, ousearch_News_On The Record

WCC Women's Council logo

Women's Council hosts important community conversation

Susan Ferraro - August 05, 2020

The Women's Council at Washtenaw Community College hosted a community conversation Tuesday focusing on how women and people of color have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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tags: Women's Council, WCC Foundation, ousearch_News_2020

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WCC, Destination Ann Arbor win state award for hospitality apprenticeship program

Susan Ferraro - February 21, 2020

Destination Ann Arbor and Washtenaw Community College are joint recipients of the Tourism Industry Coalition of Michigan 2020 Governor’s Award for Innovative Tourism Collaboration.

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tags: ousearch_News_2020, Workforce Development, Awards, WCC Foundation