Articles in On The Record: January 2020

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: Community enrichment, On The Record, January 2020, Fine Arts, Affordability, Emeritus Program, 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: Library, OER, Affordability, January 2020, On The Record, Open Education Resources, ousearch_News_On The Record

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

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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