WCC News Story Archive

Tickets available for Feb. 29 Black Business Excellence & Impact Celebration

WCC Public Relations - February 23, 2024

Tickets are available for the February 29 Black Business Excellence & Impact Celebration honoring the 2024 WCC/Parkridge Black Business Community Impact Award recipients. The awards for entrepreneurial excellence and commitment to community service will be presented at the celebration held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 29, at the Parkridge Community Center, 591 Armstrong Drive, Ypsilanti. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased online.

View Post :   Tickets available for Feb. 29 Black Business Excellence & Impact Celebration

tags: WCC Parkridge Black Business Community Impact Award, Parkridge Community Center, Entrepreneurship Center

2024 Start-Up Incubator Program: Applications open soon for June cohort

WCC Public Relations - February 21, 2024

The 2024 business Start-Up Incubator Program offered through The Entrepreneurship Center at Washtenaw Community College (WCC) has been announced. The application window for the June cohort will open March 1.

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tags: Entrepreneur, Business, Entrepreneurship Center, Start-Up Incubator

Students planting in the Bee garden.

WCC launches Center for Sustainability and Resilience

WCC Public Relations - February 08, 2024

In a significant step toward achieving sustainability goals and carbon emission targets on campus and building broader environmental consciousness, Washtenaw Community College has launched a new Center for Sustainability and Resilience.

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tags: Resilience, 2024, Sustainability, Environmental Science

WCC students work in a chemistry lab.

Explore STEM and STEAM careers February 27-29

WCC Public Relations - February 07, 2024

High school students from throughout the region are invited to Washtenaw Community College (WCC) February 27-29 to learn more about career opportunities in the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM). Events are also open to WCC students and the community.

View Post :   Explore STEM and STEAM careers February 27-29

tags: STEM Scholars Program, STEM, STEM Careers, Science Technology Engineering Mathematics, STEAM Week, STEAM Careers

Career photo from 2022

February 28 Career Fair open to public, students

WCC Public Relations - February 07, 2024

Job seekers are invited to Washtenaw Community College’s (WCC) Annual Winter Career Fair on Wednesday, February 28. Approximately 70 employers are expected to attend the fair, with many looking to hire for immediate job opportunities.

View Post :   February 28 Career Fair open to public, students

tags: Career and Internship Fair, Career Fair, Workforce Development, Community Partnership

Graphic illustration for CTE Month 2024

Career exploration workshops, community job fair highlight CTE Month at WCC

WCC Public Relations - February 05, 2024

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) will offer a series of in-person and virtual events in February designed to highlight Career and Technical Education (CTE) pathways for current and prospective students.

View Post :   Career exploration workshops, community job fair highlight CTE Month at WCC

tags: Career Fair, Career and Internship Fair, CTE Month, CTE

Black business owners

Nominations open for 2024 WCC Parkridge Black Business Community Impact Award

WCC Public Relations - January 26, 2024

Nominations for the 2024 WCC Parkridge Black Business Community Impact Award are being accepted to honor exceptional black business leaders in Washtenaw County.

View Post :   Nominations open for 2024 WCC Parkridge Black Business Community Impact Award

tags: Entrepreneurship Center, Parkridge Community Center, WCC Parkridge Black Business Community Impact Award

2023 Pitch competition at WCC

2024 Pitch@WCC opens applications with new categories for Skilled Trade, Returning Citizens and Art

WCC Public Relations - January 16, 2024

Pitch@WCC 2024, a unique initiative allowing aspiring entrepreneurs from all backgrounds to transform their business ideas into reality, is open for applications. Members of the public are invited to apply for the competition hosted by Washtenaw Community College’s Entrepreneurship Center.

View Post :   2024 Pitch@WCC opens applications with new categories for Skilled Trade, Returning Citizens and Art

tags: Pitch@WCC, Entrepreneurship Center

Equity in Action winners

Equity in Action Awards honor WCC faculty and staff, Sheriff Clayton

Rich Rezler - January 12, 2024

The Equity in Action Awards are presented annually during WCC's MLK Day Celebration, with one of the criteria for nomination being someone “who exemplifies the values and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., specifically in the areas of advocacy, leadership and service."

View Post :   Equity in Action Awards honor WCC faculty and staff, Sheriff Clayton

tags: Diversity, Awards, Equity in Action, MLK Day

Agnes & Stephen Reading with Reading Scholars

Agnes and Stephen Reading gift additional $1 million, now funding 20 full-ride nursing scholarships

Fran LeFort - January 09, 2024

Agnes and Stephen Reading have endowed an additional $1 million to double the size of the Reading Nursing Scholarship program for Washtenaw Community College students.

View Post :   Agnes and Stephen Reading gift additional $1 million, now funding 20 full-ride nursing scholarships

tags: Reading Scholars, Donation, WCC Foundation, Scholarships, Nursing