WCC News Story Archive

Dr. Rose B. Bellanca

WCC Board of Trustees extends President Bellanca's contract through 2024

Fran LeFort - June 18, 2021

The contract for Dr. Rose B. Bellanca as President and CEO of Washtenaw Community College has been extended for an additional three years.

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tags: Dr. Rose B. Bellanca, ousearch_News_2021, Board of Trustees

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Trustees approve department chairs for 2021-22 academic year

Rich Rezler - June 17, 2021

The Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees approved the Faculty Department Chair appointments for 2021-22 at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 16.

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tags: ousearch_News_2021, Board of Trustees, Faculty Department Chair

Kym Worthy

Women's Council Celebration of women leaders benefits Student Emergency Fund

Fran LeFort - June 11, 2021

This year’s Celebration of Women Leaders honored an illustrious group of women and raised money for WCC’s Student Emergency Fund.

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tags: Student Emergency Fund, Women's Council, ousearch_News_2021, WCC Foundation

Press Release

WCC, Michigan Works! New four-week program trains health care workers for immediate job placement

Fran LeFort - June 10, 2021

Washtenaw Community College, Michigan Works! Southeast and employer partners Vibrant Life Senior Living, Homewatch CareGivers and Interim Healthcare are partnering to train and immediately place health care workers in a new four-week program.

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tags: ousearch_News_2021, Michigan Works, Health Care

Philip Stolarski and Justin Washburn

WCC students Philip Stolarski, Justin Washburn accepted into NASA scholar program

Rich Rezler - June 09, 2021

Two WCC students will take part in a five-week online course and final project beginning in October. Those who excel in the course modules can be selected to participate in an all-expense-paid, four-day learning experience at a NASA center.

View Post :   WCC students Philip Stolarski, Justin Washburn accepted into NASA scholar program

tags: Astronomy, ousearch_News_2021, NASA, Student Success

Eric Ortega

Graduate Profile: Eric Ortega, other UA members, spread out WCC alumni base

Rich Rezler - May 31, 2021

Colorado resident Eric Ortega is one of 73 out-of-state students among the 1,796-member Washtenaw Community College Class of 2021.

View Post :   Graduate Profile: Eric Ortega, other UA members, spread out WCC alumni base

tags: Class of 2021, Student Success, ousearch_News_2021, United Association

Marlee Katt

Graduate Profile: Marlee Katt exemplifies adaptability of Class of 2021

Rich Rezler - May 30, 2021

The Winter 2021 honors graduate not only successfully pivoted to online learning, but completely changed her career goals.

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tags: Internship, Class of 2021, Student Success, ousearch_News_2021, Business and Computer Technologies

Commencement Parade

Meet graduates at WCC's first Commencement Parade and Celebration

Rich Rezler - May 22, 2021

Spend any time around Washtenaw Community College students and you're bound to meet interesting people and hear compelling stories. Here are just a few we gathered at the college's Commencement Parade & Celebration.

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tags: Graduation, ousearch_News_2021, Class of 2021, Commencement Parade, Student Profile

Abdul Kizito

WCC academic 'stars' recognized at Honors Convocation

Rich Rezler - May 21, 2021

The WCC Spring 2021 Virtual Honors Convocation honored 507 high honors and honors graduate candidates in the Class of 2021 and 780 additional students who earned high honors during the Winter 2021 semester.

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tags: Student Success, Honors Convocation, ousearch_News_2021, Class of 2021, Graduation

Press release

Four WCC students receive Breaking Traditions Award from Michigan Department of Education

Rich Rezler - May 21, 2021

Four Washtenaw Community College students are among the 75 high school and college students statewide to receive a 2021 Breaking Traditions Award from the Michigan Department of Education.

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tags: ousearch_News_2021, Computer Science, CTE, Awards, Men in Nursing, Early Childhood Education, Nursing