WCC News Story Archive: ousearch_News_2019

Chef Derek Anders Jr. (left) demonstrates pasta-making techniques to students in his CUL 120 (Classical Kitchen) class.

WCC's Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts programs receive ACF accreditation

Richard Rezler - October 10, 2019

Two of Washtenaw Community College’s culinary programs recently received accreditation from the American Culinary Federation.

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tags: American Culinary Federation, ACF, Baking and Pastry Arts, Culinary Arts, Accreditation, ousearch_News_2019, Derek Anders Jr

Student Chris Little attaches a bandana to a pink pumpkin Oct. 3 at a Student Resource Event raising breast cancer awareness. Little's mother has advanced stage cancer.

Students connect over pink pumpkins at breast cancer awareness event

Kelly Gampel - October 03, 2019

Affixing a pink and white bandana to a pastel pink pumpkin, Chris Little shared the signs his mother experienced when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

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tags: ousearch_News_2019, Chris Little, Cheryl Finley, breast cancer

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WCC student chosen for statewide voter engagement task force

Richard Rezler - September 23, 2019

Washtenaw Community College student Kimberly Kozal was named to Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s 33-member Collegiate Student Advisory Task Force.

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tags: ousearch_News_2019, Vote, Kimberly Kozal

Michigan Community College Gender and Sexuality Conference

WCC hosting community college gender and sexuality conference

Richard Rezler - September 20, 2019

Washtenaw Community College is hosting its first gender and sexuality conference, open to students, staff and faculty of all 28 community colleges across the State of Michigan interested in learning about, sharing about and celebrating the LGBTQIA+ communities on their campus.

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tags: Diversity, Keeping Up the Good Work, LGBTQIA, ousearch_News_2019, Gender and sexuality

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WCC joins TurboVote Engaged Community College program

Richard Rezler - September 20, 2019

Washtenaw Community College is one of the first five institutions nationwide to join the TurboVote Engaged Community College (TECC) program, which supports voter engagement planning aimed at increasing student voter turnout.

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tags: ousearch_News_2019, Vote

The Division of Advanced Technologies and Public Service Careers held its annual Kick Start 'N' Back To School BBQ event Aug. 27 in front of the Occupational Education Building.

BBQ stirs back-to-school excitement

Kelly Gampel - September 17, 2019

Even in the days and weeks since a back-to-school barbeque took place on the front landing of the Occupational Education Building, Washtenaw Community College students are still talking about it.

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tags: BBQ, ousearch_News_2019, Welcome Back

The WCC Police Academy Class of 2019 recites the Pledge of Allegiance before Friday's graduation ceremony.

28 recruits celebrate completion of WCC Police Academy

Richard Rezler - September 14, 2019

On the last day the WCC Police Academy Class of 2019 would be together, class president Justin Duong reflected back on the very first day.

View Post :   28 recruits celebrate completion of WCC Police Academy

tags: ousearch_News_2019, Keeping Up the Good Work, Justin Duong, Police Academy

Mitch Smith with Milan Steel Systems tooling manager Doug McCormick and WCC Dean of Apprenticeships and Skilled Trades Marilyn Donham.

Apprenticeship completely changed my career outlook, says graduate

Richard Rezler - September 12, 2019

Thanks to an apprenticeship program facilitated by WCC, Mitch Smith is a card-carrying tool and die journeyman making more than triple that hourly rate.

View Post :   Apprenticeship completely changed my career outlook, says graduate

tags: ousearch_News_2019, Apprenticeships, Mitch Smith

Dr. Scott Britten, WCC Dean of Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Scott Britten, Dr. Victor Vega join WCC as academic deans

Richard Rezler - September 11, 2019

Dr. Victor Vega joins the college as Dean of Mathematics, Science and Engineering Technology.

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tags: Dean, ousearch_News_2019, Mathematics Science and Engineering Technology, Humanities Social and Behavioral Sciences, Scott Britten

WCC students and Lake Trust Foundation scholarship recipients Amanda Lawrence (left) and Keith Austin.

2 WCC students receive 'New Beginnings' scholarships from Lake Trust CU

Richard Rezler - September 11, 2019

Two Washtenaw Community College students are among the four recipients statewide of a “New Beginnings” scholarship from the Lake Trust Foundation, which is the philanthropic branch of Brighton-based Lake Trust Credit Union.

View Post :   2 WCC students receive 'New Beginnings' scholarships from Lake Trust CU

tags: Lake Trust Foundation, New Beginnings Scholarship, Keith Austin, cybersecurity, Amanda Lawrence, Computer Systems, ousearch_News_2019