WCC News Story Archive

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New SERVE program boosts entrepreneurs with a social impact focus

Fran LeFort - November 18, 2021

A new program through Washtenaw Community College’s (WCC) Entrepreneurship Center supports social impact-minded businesses.

View Post :   New SERVE program boosts entrepreneurs with a social impact focus

tags: Entrepreneurship Center, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, Entrepreneurship

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WCC's new Dean of Health Sciences: 'This is where I belong'

Rich Rezler - November 17, 2021

As a first-generation college student herself, Shari Lambert has always loved the mission of the community college system. Recently named the new WCC Dean of Health Sciences, Lambert is back and eager to make a positive impact on the lives of students and the community’s health care workforce.

View Post :   WCC's new Dean of Health Sciences: 'This is where I belong'

tags: Allied Health, Nursing, Health Sciences

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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: Transfer, Student Activities, Eastern Michigan University

Student voting increase

Student voter registration, turnout at WCC increased significantly in 2020 election

Fran LeFort - November 10, 2021

Student voter registration and election day turnout during the 2020 election jumped by double digit percentage points compared to four years earlier at Washtenaw Community College, according to a new national report. The college has been honored for excellence in student democratic engagement.

View Post :   Student voter registration, turnout at WCC increased significantly in 2020 election

tags: Student Activities

Skilled trades apprenticeships

Apprenticeship information sessions hosted at WCC Nov. 18

Fran LeFort - November 09, 2021

Free virtual and in-person sessions will be hosted Nov. 18 for current and prospective students interested in getting paid while learning and working on the job.

View Post :   Apprenticeship information sessions hosted at WCC Nov. 18

tags: Apprenticeship Programs, Workforce Development, Apprenticeships, Workforce Training

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Veterans Day celebration honors America's military heroes

Fran LeFort - November 05, 2021

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) will honor America’s heroes during its annual Veterans Day celebration Thursday, Nov. 11.

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tags: Student Veterans, Veterans, Wadhams Veterans Center

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Washtenaw Economic Club event focuses on real estate impact on economy, workforce

Fran LeFort - October 21, 2021

Albert Berriz, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Owner and Managing Member of The McKinley Companies, will lead the November 4 Washtenaw Economic Club presentation and Q&A session.

View Post :   Washtenaw Economic Club event focuses on real estate impact on economy, workforce

tags: Washtenaw Economic Club, Press Release

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Former WCC student says studying liberal arts 'prepares you for the long run rather than for a particular job'

Rich Rezler - October 21, 2021

Christopher Shepherd, who attended WCC as a dual-enrolled high school student, is a keynote speaker during the college's upcoming Liberal Arts Week events.

View Post :   Former WCC student says studying liberal arts 'prepares you for the long run rather than for a particular job'

tags: Liberal Arts Innovation Group, Liberal Arts Week, liberal arts, Dual-Enrollment

Liberal Arts Week

Community invited to participate in WCC's Liberal Arts Week on Oct. 25-29

Fran LeFort - October 18, 2021

The public is invited to participate in WCC's first Liberal Arts Week. Events offer interactive, virtual and in-person workshops that showcase how jobs and the world around us are impacted by liberal arts studies.

View Post :   Community invited to participate in WCC's Liberal Arts Week on Oct. 25-29

tags: Community enrichment, Liberal Arts Innovation Group, Liberal Arts Week

Winter season on WCC campus

Registration open for Winter 2022 semester; classes start January 10

Fran LeFort - October 15, 2021

WCC offers more than 130 programs of study to prepare students for direct entry into the workforce or transfer to a four-year institution. The college has earned national recognition for its online programs.

View Post :   Registration open for Winter 2022 semester; classes start January 10

tags: Registration