Articles in On The Record: August 2018

Sandy McCarthy, a librarian at Washtenaw Community College’s Bailey Library, helps STEM Scholars Program participants (from left) Emijoel Lantigua, Araba Gyan and Michael Cooke with a task during one of the program’s summer intensive sessions. | Photo by Kelly Gampel

STEM Scholars Program prepares students for pursuit of 4-year degrees

Kelly Gampel - August 14, 2018

A new student support program offering scholarship opportunities is encouraging Washtenaw Community College students to pursue four-year degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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LaChanda Thomas working in a Sterile Processing lab.

Changing the image of adult ed: Adult Transitions Pathways program at WCC pushes students beyond GED

Richard Rezler - August 14, 2018

When LaChanda Thomas first contacted the Adult Transitions Pathways program at Washtenaw Community College, she had one goal in mind — complete a GED.

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Washtenaw Community College welding student Ray Papierniak will soon be added to the Wall of Fame display, which features the college’s previous SkillsUSA welding national champions and multiple silver and bronze medal winners. | Photo by Kelly Gampel

Hip, Hip, Hoo-Ray! WCC student wins national welding title

Washtenaw Community College - August 13, 2018

Washtenaw Community College has another welding national champion to add to its storied Wall of Fame.

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WCC student Ashlea Carravallah (right) poses with instructor Bobby Feldkamp and her SkillsUSA silver medal.

Second time's a charm: WCC student brings home silver from SkillsUSA

Washtenaw Community College - August 13, 2018

Washtenaw Community College student Ashlea Carravallah took home a silver medal from the 54th Annual SkillsUSA national championships on Friday at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

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WCC student Therese Basha Jarjoura’s acrylic-on-canvas painting, Mary’s Well, sold for $11,500 at a charity auction. | . Courtesy photo

Lesson in value: Student painter's work sells for big money at auction

Richard Rezler - August 13, 2018

When Therese Basha Jarjoura won first place at the annual Washtenaw Community College Student Art Show held earlier this year, she received inquiries from multiple people interested in purchasing her prize abstract painting, titled “Bridging.”

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