Articles in On The Record

WCC emeritus student Claudia Dionne poses in one of the college's art studios

70-year-old achieves goal of earning a WCC degree ... and did it for free

Rich Rezler - January 20, 2020

Claudia Dionne took WCC classes for free thanks to the college’s emeritus student program that offers tuition-free credit and non-credit classes to Washtenaw County residents age 65 and older.

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tags: Fine Arts, Emeritus Program, On The Record, January 2020, Affordability, Community enrichment

WCC Business instructor Doug Waters holding an expensive textbook that he replaced with a free online alternative

WCC is saving students money by creating alternatives to textbooks

Rich Rezler - January 20, 2020

After generating nearly $7 million in student savings over the past three years, faculty and staff at WCC is continuing to expand the college’s Open Education Resource (OER) program.

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tags: OER, January 2020, On The Record, Bailey Library, Affordability, Open Education Resources

Graphic showing accelerated program titles: Business Enterprise Essentials, Entrepreneur, Business Enterprise Basics, Sales and Marketing, Management

Accelerated business programs make returning to school more convenient for adult students

WCC - January 19, 2020

WCC currently offers four accelerated business programs: a 12-credit Management certificate, a 12-credit Entrepreneurship certificate, a 15-credit Business Enterprise Basics certificate and a 21-credit Core Business Skills certificate.

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tags: Management, On The Record, Business and Computer Technologies, Business Enterprise Basics Certificate, Accelerated Programs, Adult Education, January 2020

A fitness specialist sets up a leg press machine.

Community-focused health and fitness

Kelly Gampel - January 17, 2020

The staff at the Health and Fitness Center at WCC is eager and ready to help those who walk through the front doors – whether members or not – to reach their health goals.

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tags: ousearch_News_On The Record, On The Record, Health and Fitness, Community enrichment, January 2020

Jimmy Greene

WCC was the foundation for builder association president

Brendan Prebo - December 18, 2019

Jimmy Greene, president and CEO of the Greater Michigan Associated Builders and Contractors, credits Washtenaw Community College for his success as a businessperson and a community leader.

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tags: December 2019, On The Record, Alumni Profile