WCC News Story Archive: 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.

View Post :   Graduate Profile: Marlee Katt exemplifies adaptability of Class of 2021

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

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.

View Post :   WCC academic 'stars' recognized at Honors Convocation

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

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.

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

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

Pinning ceremony

WCC nursing graduates celebrated during virtual ceremony

Rich Rezler - May 05, 2021

Sixty-one graduates of the Washtenaw Community College Associate Degree in Nursing program were honored during a virtual Spring Graduate Nurse Pinning Ceremony.

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tags: Nursing, Class of 2021, Student Success, ousearch_News_2021, Graduation, Health Sciences

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

Patrice Scott

WCC digital video students win three statewide Student Production Awards

Rich Rezler - April 25, 2021

Patrice Scott, Tyler Ferrell and John Sherry each won Student Production Awards from the Michigan chapter of the National Association of Television Arts & Sciences on Sunday.

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tags: Digital Media Arts, Student Production Awards, ousearch_News_2021, Digital Video Production, Student Awards, Student Success

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

Student Production Awards

8 WCC student video projects nominated for Student Production Awards

Rich Rezler - April 22, 2021

WCC digital video students have eight projects nominated for the Student Production Awards from the Michigan chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

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tags: Student Awards, Student Success, ousearch_News_2021, Digital Video Production, Digital Media Arts, Student Production Awards

Forgotten Women Composers

Women's History Month: WCC art student creates her own recognition of women composers

Rich Rezler - March 22, 2021

It wasn’t her intention at the time, but when recent WCC graduate Alexis Benson walked into a local thrift store looking for inspiration for an art class assignment, she was embarking on an adventure that’s perfect for sharing during Women’s History Month.

View Post :   Women's History Month: WCC art student creates her own recognition of women composers

tags: Fine Arts, ousearch_News_2021, Student Success, Women's History Month