Articles in On The Record: June 2019

WCC graduate Tanisha Harper of Detroit waves to family in the crowd prior to the commencement ceremony on May 18. (Photo by Lon Horwedel)

Congrats, Class of 2019!

Richard Rezler - June 03, 2019

When Abbee Elwell stepped to the podium as the student speaker at the Washtenaw Community College commencement ceremony on May 18, she talked about how the diversity of the student population was one of the most valuable aspects of her education.

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Keeping Up The Good Work: Recent graduate Jenelle Franklin

Richard Rezler - June 03, 2019

My well-rounded experience at Washtenaw Community College has earned my gratitude and appreciation for what a college education can offer— experiences that maximize your potential as both a student and professional.

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Ahmed Ghalib is the second WCC student to win a prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship in as many years. (Photo by Kelly Gampel)

Super Scholar: WCC student Ahmed Ghalib wins highly selective, national scholarship

Richard Rezler - June 03, 2019

For the second straight year, a Washtenaw Community College student is the recipient of a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship that awards bachelor’s degree-seeking students up to $40,000 annually for as many as three years.

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Steve Chettleburgh won a cash prize to help launch his safe dating app for teens at the annual Pitch@WCC event. (Photo by Kelly Gampel)

Aspiring and fledgling entrepreneurs win cash prizes at [email protected]

Richard Rezler - June 03, 2019

Music was thumping and hors d’oeuvres being enjoyed by the nearly 150 people who turned out to watch [email protected], the highlight event of the year for the Entrepreneurship Center at WCC on Thursday, May 9.

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Elizabeth Connors, director of the Surgical Technician and Sterile Processing programs at WCC, delivers the faculty address at the 2019 commencement ceremony. (Photo by Lon Horwedel)

Faculty speaker Elizabeth Connors: 'Never give someone the opportunity to provide the narrative for who you are'

Richard Rezler - June 03, 2019

Elizabeth Connors become program director of the WCC Surgical Technology program in 2016 and two years later launched a new certification program that prepares students for an occupation in central processing and sterilization of hospital instrumentation – which happens to be the first job Connors held in the healthcare industry.

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