On The Record: Workforce Development

Skilled trades apprenticeships

Apprenticeship information sessions hosted at WCC Nov. 18

Fran LeFort - November 09, 2021

Free virtual and in-person sessions will be hosted Nov. 18 for current and prospective students interested in getting paid while learning and working on the job.

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tags: Apprenticeship Programs, Workforce Development, Apprenticeships, Workforce Training

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

Dr. Rose B. Bellanca

'We're here. We're ready.' President Bellanca on WCC's role in post-pandemic recovery

WCC - March 04, 2021

On The Record sat down with WCC President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca to discuss how WCC is supporting current students and the community to help secure a brighter future.

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tags: February 2021, Online Learning, Student Success, Workforce Development, On The Record, Dr. Rose B. Bellanca, ousearch_News_2021, community involvement

Cybersecurity Bootcamp

Cybersecurity Bootcamp is a win-win proposition

WCC - March 01, 2021

Washtenaw Community College joined with the private sector and state employment agencies in working to fill a worrisome talent gap in the critical cybersecurity field.

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tags: cybersecurity, February 2021, ousearch_News_2021, On The Record, Workforce Development

SEMCA WIN logos

WCC part of consortium awarded $10M for workforce training

Rich Rezler - February 04, 2021

WCC is part of a consortium awarded a $10 million grant from the United States Department of Labor to invest in workforce training.

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tags: Workforce Development, February 2021, On The Record, Workforce Training, ousearch_News_2021, Grants

Picture of trophy

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

Jeremy Helton is a megatronics apprentice at Pollard Banknote, Ltd., in Ypsilanti who receives training at Washtenaw Community College.

Helping companies grow their own

Richard Rezler - August 20, 2019

Today’s workforce is rapidly changing with a demand for increasingly sophisticated and technologically advanced skill sets — particularly in the skilled and professional trades.

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tags: On The Record, Workforce Development, Jeremy Helton, August 2019, ousearch_News_On The Record

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

RN/LPN Skills Refresher class offered at WCC

RN/LPN Skills Refresher class offered at WCC

Richard Rezler - August 18, 2018

The Washtenaw Community College Nursing and Health Sciences Division and its Workforce Development department are teaming up to help get nurses whose licenses have lapsed back into the profession.

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tags: Nursing, ousearch_News_2018, Mary Burns-Coral, 2018, Health Sciences, Workforce Development

Home Health Aid Training Program

WCC, Kennedy Care offering home health aide training program

Richard Rezler - June 04, 2018

The Workforce Development department at Washtenaw Community College and Kennedy Care, a home health care service provider headquartered in Ann Arbor, have teamed up to create a two-week Home Health Aide training program.

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tags: Home Health Aid, Workforce Development, 2018, ousearch_News_2018