In 2020 WCC pitched a program at National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) Pitch for the Trades, and won a grant to offer free entrepreneurial programming to our own HVAC/R department and HVAC/R students! Read more to learn what services are on offer, in this partnership between WCC's Advanced Technologies & Public Service Careers Division, Instructional Division and Entrepreneurship Center.
Meet with Entrepreneur-In-Residence Brynn Cooksey
Book a free appointment with Entrepreneur-In-Residence Brynn, business owner and WCC Faculty, for coaching on opening or building a business, or becoming a contractor in the HVAC/R field.
Email us to schedule an appointment with Brynn!
HVAC/R Website Scholarship
Want to get your name out there in the HVAC/R industry? Enter for a chance to WIN a free professional website to showcase your skills and experience, hosted for one year courtesy of the Partnership Pipeline Program!
The Business of HVAC/R Boot Camp
The HVAC/R Boot Camp on February 24th, 2022 brought WCC HVA students together with multiple speakers and business owners from the field who made their way into independent business ownership, speaking on themes of how to start a business in the field, costs, how to gain customers, marketing, networking for professional development, and all that running a business in the HVAC/R industry entails.
Learn More In Our Business Of HVAC/R Resource Guide
"RSES Board Member Spearheads HVACR Pipeline Program" | Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES), January 11, 2022
"New Program Supports WCC HVAC/R Students and Local Industry" | Washtenaw Community College, August 19, 2021
"WCC wins $23K for 'HVAC Partnership Pipeline' from national competition" | Washtenaw Community College, October 14, 2020
Thank you to NACCE and the Ratcliffe Foundation for the opportunity to offer this exciting program for the benefit of our local HVAC/R students and regional HVAC/R industry.
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