WCC News: April 2021

Sabrina Lanker

Graduate Profile: Future geologist Sabrina Lanker is a WCC 'rock star'

Rich Rezler - May 04, 2021

Between wrapping up her time at WCC and beginning classes at the University of Michigan in the fall, Sabrina Lanker will be the only community college student completing a National Science Foundation internship in Greenland.

View Post :   Graduate Profile: Future geologist Sabrina Lanker is a WCC 'rock star'

tags: On The Record, ousearch_News_2021, April 2021, Internship, Geology, Class of 2021, STEM Scholars Program, Student Success

Hunter Darrow

WCC nursing grad: 'I knew what I was getting into'

Rich Rezler - May 04, 2021

WCC alumna Hunter Darrow started her nursing career in the midst of a global pandemic. "I knew what I was getting into,"she said. "I knew it wasn't going to be easy."

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tags: Alumni Profile, April 2021, On The Record, Nursing, ousearch_News_2021

Welding booth

Students and employers benefit from apprenticeships

WCC - May 04, 2021

In so many ways, apprenticeships offered through Washtenaw Community College are a win/win situation. Both students and employers can be the clear beneficiaries.

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tags: Information Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, April 2021, Welding and Fabrication, Apprenticeships, ousearch_News_2021, Healthcare, On The Record, Advanced Transportation

Student Emergency Fund

Student Emergency Fund: Making a tough year a little better

Phil Snyder - April 29, 2021

83% of WCC students who've received Student Emergency Fund assistance are either still in school or have graduated.

View Post :   Student Emergency Fund: Making a tough year a little better

tags: On The Record, WCC Foundation, April 2021, Student Emergency Fund, ousearch_News_2021

STEM Scholar celebration

Celebrating STEM Scholars who are moving on from WCC

Rich Rezler - April 23, 2021

The WCC STEM Scholar program held a virtual celebration to honor its participants who have completed their WCC programs and are transferring to four-year universities.

View Post :   Celebrating STEM Scholars who are moving on from WCC

tags: April 2021, On The Record, ousearch_News_2021, Student Success, Transfer, STEM Scholars Program

Chanel Stitt

Detroit Free Press business reporter Chanel Stitt, a WCC alumna, is Free College Week closing speaker

Rich Rezler - April 05, 2021

Detroit Free Press business reporter Chanel Stitt, a WCC alumna, is the closing speaker for WCC's Free College Week on April 12-19.

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tags: Alumni Profile, April 2021, On The Record, Free College Week, ousearch_News_2021, Journalism

My Favorite Pants

WCC 2021 Student Art Show winners announced

Rich Rezler - March 30, 2021

Alexandrea Capatina is the first-place winner for her film photograph, but she prefers her art a little larger — like performing custom fabrication on an automobile.

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tags: Digital Media Arts, ousearch_News_2021, Student Art Show, Awards, Fine Arts, On The Record, April 2021

Job growth in Washtenaw County

Forecast: Washtenaw County should recover quickly from recession, but disparity may widen

Rich Rezler - March 27, 2021

University of Michigan economists Donald Grimes and Gabriel Ehrlich presented the Economic Outlook for Washtenaw County to the Washtenaw Economic Club.

View Post :   Forecast: Washtenaw County should recover quickly from recession, but disparity may widen

tags: On The Record, Washtenaw Economic Club, April 2021, Economic Outlook, Workforce Training, ousearch_News_2021

Trees on campus

WCC earns Tree Campus Higher Education recognition for fifth straight year

Rich Rezler - March 24, 2021

WCC has been honored by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

View Post :   WCC earns Tree Campus Higher Education recognition for fifth straight year

tags: ousearch_News_2021, On The Record, April 2021, Awards, Tree Campus Higher Education, Tree Campus USA, Facilities Management

Scholarship semifinalists

3 WCC students are semifinalists for Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Rich Rezler - March 10, 2021

Umang Bhojani, Jesse Bishop and Abdul Kizito are on the 2021 semifinalist list, selected from a pool of more than 1,500 applicants attending 398 community colleges.

View Post :   3 WCC students are semifinalists for Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

tags: Transfer, Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Scholarships, Student Success, April 2021, STEM Scholars Program, ousearch_News_2021, On The Record