WCC News: Transfer

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WCC celebrates STEM Scholars, receives $15K gift to boost program

Fran LeFort - December 08, 2023

Washtenaw Community College celebrated a new cohort of STEM Scholar students preparing to transfer to a four-year university.

View Post :   WCC celebrates STEM Scholars, receives $15K gift to boost program

tags: Student Succes, Transfer, STEM Scholars Program, STEAM

Zaria Miller and Elizabeth Perryman

HBCU Pathway helping WCC alumni achieve their dreams

Fran LeFort - August 28, 2023

Less than two years after launching an initiative to help more local students transfer to an HBCU, WCC filled its Towsley Auditorium with more than 400 local high school students to give them a taste of HBCU life.

View Post :   HBCU Pathway helping WCC alumni achieve their dreams

tags: Transfer, Diversity, Fall 2023, Launch, Student Success, HBCU Pathway, HBCU, HBCU Day

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WCC prepares Marine for transition to higher ed, chemical engineering career

Kayla Gahagan - June 21, 2023

"I chose WCC because of the great things I had heard about it from friends who had attended and because it was the facilitator school to get into the University of Michigan."

View Post :   WCC prepares Marine for transition to higher ed, chemical engineering career

tags: Summer 2023, 2023, Transfer, Mathematics Science and Engineering Technology, Launch, What Do You Call, Veterans

Divergent paths

WCC: All Paths Lead to Career Success

Fran LeFort - June 21, 2023

Like a superhighway to success for the 21st century workforce, Washtenaw Community College offers multiple on-ramps and exits depending on your needs at any given time.

View Post :   WCC: All Paths Lead to Career Success

tags: Launch, Pre-Engineering, Career, Transfer, Michigan Reconnect, Business Administration, Student Success, STEM Scholars Program, Summer 2023

STEM Scholar Transfer event

WCC celebrates STEM Scholars moving on to four-year universities

Kayla Gahagan - April 22, 2023

WCC directed the spotlight at a cohort of students this week, celebrating their success at the college and the next steps in their academic journey.

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tags: Student Success, Class of 2023, Transfer, STEM Scholars Program, Graduation

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Hail to our Visitors: More than half of WCC summer guest students come from U-M

Rich Rezler - March 19, 2023

Washtenaw Community College welcomes thousands of guest students to its campus and online learning classes every year, with the Summer semester being the most popular time for such visitors.

View Post :   Hail to our Visitors: More than half of WCC summer guest students come from U-M

tags: On The Record, Guest Student, March 2023, Transfer

STEM Scholar Kate Mink

WCC celebrates STEM Scholar transfers headed to the University of Michigan

WCC Public Relations - December 09, 2022

WCC celebrates STEM Scholars transfers twice a year, once in December and once in April. The six students honored during a reception Friday include Larry Blanchard, Sonja Francisco, Kate Mink, Safia Nur, Fatima Oudelf and David Perry.

View Post :   WCC celebrates STEM Scholar transfers headed to the University of Michigan

tags: December 2022, On The Record, Transfer, STEM Scholars Program, Student Success

Ajahnee and Amaria Harris

WCC STEM Scholars program fuels passions for Harris sisters

Fran LeFort - August 07, 2022

STEM Scholars was established at WCC in 2018 to encourage and facilitate success for students seeking science, technology, engineering and math careers. It supports underrepresented students through multiple grants.

View Post :   WCC STEM Scholars program fuels passions for Harris sisters

tags: Launch, On The Record, STEM, Transfer, Launch Fall 2022, ousearch_News_Launch Magazine, 3D Animation, STEM Scholars Program, September 2022, Student Profile

7 Reasons to Choose WCC

7 smart reasons to choose WCC

WCC Communications - April 19, 2022

Affordability. Transferability. Flexibility. And more.

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tags: Career, Affordability, Student Activities, Scholarships, Launch Summer 2022, Transfer

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Marching on: WCC students participate in EMU band

Rich Rezler - November 17, 2021

Jamis Coates and Katie Loy perform alongside their fellow EMU Marching Band members this season, the continuation of an agreement by the band to welcome WCC students into the mix.

View Post :   Marching on: WCC students participate in EMU band

tags: Eastern Michigan University, Transfer, December 2021, On The Record, Student Activities

Miles Butler on Harvard campus

After 'finding his path' at WCC, Miles Butler is pursuing a master's degree at Harvard

Rich Rezler - October 13, 2021

Miles Butler's educational journey started at Washtenaw Community College and continued at two of the elite academic institutions in the nation — the University of Michigan and Harvard University.

View Post :   After 'finding his path' at WCC, Miles Butler is pursuing a master's degree at Harvard

tags: On The Record, Transfer, Alumni Profile, December 2021, Student Success, University Transfer Center, Center for Career Success

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WCC opens HBCU Pathway, a new pipeline to student success

Fran LeFort - October 12, 2021

WCC has established the first comprehensive transfer agreement between a Michigan community college and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Benefits include guaranteed admission, access to in-state tuition and student support.

View Post :   WCC opens HBCU Pathway, a new pipeline to student success

tags: On The Record, December 2021, Transfer, HBCU Pathway, University Transfer Center, Student Success, Diversity

Students walking on WCC campus

WCC begins new school year with full-slate of on-campus classes starting August 30

Fran LeFort - August 23, 2021

Washtenaw Community College is gearing up for its return to campus, focusing on providing a high-quality education while maintaining a safe environment for students, faculty and staff.

View Post :   WCC begins new school year with full-slate of on-campus classes starting August 30

tags: Affordability, Transfer, Alpha Scholars

Dan Tyrrell at work

Medical researcher got debt-free start at WCC

WCC Communications - August 19, 2021

With WCC’s affordable tuition and an academic scholarship to boot, Dan Tyrrell started his educational journey without the burden of student debt. The money he saved went toward a Ph.D. program at Wake Forest University.

View Post :   Medical researcher got debt-free start at WCC

tags: Affordability, August 2021, Alumni Profile, Transfer, STEAM, On The Record, Student Success

Cat Hadley

WCC alumna, current U-M student selected as Truman Scholar

Rich Rezler - May 10, 2021

WCC alumna Cat Hadley is one of 62 Truman Scholars from around the country, selected from a record number of candidates.

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tags: Student Awards, Transfer, ousearch_News_2021, Student Success, Alumni Profile

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

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

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Donaven Lee is WCC's third NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar

Rich Rezler - January 07, 2021

Donaven Lee is the third WCC student selected for the prestigious NASA program, following Emilee Seghi (Spring 2020) and Maximilian Ehinger (Fall 2020).

View Post :   Donaven Lee is WCC's third NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar

tags: NASA, February 2021, Transfer, On The Record, Student Success, ousearch_News_2021

WCC students sitting in a circle

WCC, other community colleges sign transfer agreements with 25 Michigan universities

Rich Rezler - February 05, 2020

Transferring to a four-year college or university from WCC is now even simpler thanks to new transfer agreements with 25 Michigan colleges and universities.

View Post :   WCC, other community colleges sign transfer agreements with 25 Michigan universities

tags: Transfer, ousearch_News_2020, Academic Pathways, Articulation Agreements

Aisha Bowe and Kim Hurns holding checks to WCC Foundation from Bowe

WCC alumna Aisha Bowe endows scholarship for engineering transfer students

Rich Rezler - February 03, 2020

The Aisha R. Bowe eMpower Engineering Scholarship will be awarded to select WCC students who’ve earned a minimum of a 3.3 GPA while completing at least 14 credits in a WCC academic program designed to transfer into the University of Michigan College of Engineering.

View Post :   WCC alumna Aisha Bowe endows scholarship for engineering transfer students

tags: ousearch_News_2020, Scholarships, WCC Foundation, STEAM, Aisha Bowe, Alumni, Alumni Profile, Transfer

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Agreement with Purdue Fort Wayne offers WCC students path to bachelor's without leaving home

Rich Rezler - January 26, 2020

WCC and Purdue Fort Wayne recently signed an agreement that allows WCC students to transfer 88 credits and complete a bachelor's degree at Purdue Fort Wayne completely online.

View Post :   Agreement with Purdue Fort Wayne offers WCC students path to bachelor's without leaving home

tags: Transfer, Articulation Agreements, ousearch_News_2020

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WCC adds nine new 3 plus 1 articulation agreements

Richard Rezler - July 30, 2019

The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees approved nine new 3+1 articulation agreements at its July meeting on Tuesday. The agreements allow students to use up to 90 credits completed at WCC toward a 120-credit bachelor's degree program.

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tags: Transfer, Articulation Agreements, ousearch_News_2019