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Applications being accepted for Futures for Frontliners program

Rich Rezler - September 12, 2020

The State of Michigan has opened applications for its Futures for Frontliners program that will cover tuition costs at Washtenaw Community College and other community colleges for those who served as essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

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, Affordability, January 2020, Open Education Resources, On The Record, Library, ousearch_News_On The Record