Articles in On The Record: February 2019

College Relations Coordinator Loren Townes (center) discusses Washtenaw Community College’s advanced manufacturing programs at North American International Auto Show

Showing off at the auto show

Susan Ferraro - February 16, 2019

A sassy, red Polaris Slingshot equipped with smart car technology and customized using advanced manufacturing applications was the star of the show at Washtenaw Community College’s exhibit at this year’s North American International Auto Show.

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WCC opens new Career Transitions office

Washtenaw Community College - February 16, 2019

Washtenaw Community College is opening a new Career Transitions Office to prepare employers, individuals and the community for future jobs.

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Calvin and Andrea Boyd (center) and their children Noah (left) and Teya (right) cut the ribbon on their new Ypsilanti Township home on Sunday, Jan. 20. | Photo by Rich Rezler

Ypsilanti family cuts ribbon on home built by WCC's YouthBuild program

Richard Rezler - February 16, 2019

When the Bond family cut the ribbon on their new beginning on Sunday afternoon, it also signified the culmination of the three-year YouthBuild program administered by Washtenaw Community College.

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Carol TInkle, an administrative assistant in the Washtenaw Community College Counseling and Career Planning department, stocks the shelves of the college’s student food pantry. Tinkle oversees operations of the food pantry. | Photo by Lynn Monson

WCC participates in federal report examining food insecurity at nation's colleges

Richard Rezler - February 15, 2019

Washtenaw Community College was one of 14 institutions across the nation visited by the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) as it compiled the first-ever federal report on hunger at American colleges and universities.

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Abbee Elwell addresses Winter Honors Convocation attendees on January 24. Elwell, 17, is believed to be the first Washtenaw Technical Middle College student selected to serve as student speaker at the bi-annual event. | Photo by Kelly Gampel

WCC celebrates high-achieving students at Winter Honors Convocation

Richard Rezler - February 15, 2019

Abbee Elwell called it an “awe-inspiring” honor to be chosen as the student speaker at Washtenaw Community College’s Winter Honors Convocation ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 24. After all, she knows first-hand that the college is filled with incredible success stories.

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