WCC News Story Archive: Graduation

Sandra Coward holding graduation sign

Graduate profile: Nearly 40 years later, mom of 5 completes her degree

Rich Rezler - June 03, 2020

When Sandy Coward left college in 1983, she promised her mother she would finish her degree one day. And then "life got in the way.”

View Post :   Graduate profile: Nearly 40 years later, mom of 5 completes her degree

tags: ousearch_News_2020, Graduation, Occupational Studies, Non-Traditional Student

WCC alumnus Thomas Klemm (left) and his father, Richard Klemm, prior to commencement ceremonies at Eastern Michigan University.

With WCC and EMU degrees complete, high school dropout and addict is off to U-M

Richard Rezler - April 29, 2019

Following his graduation from Eastern Michigan University on Sunday, Washtenaw Community College alumnus Thomas Klemm is two-thirds of the way through a trifecta of Washtenaw County higher education.

View Post :   With WCC and EMU degrees complete, high school dropout and addict is off to U-M

tags: ousearch_News_2019, Graduation, Keeping Up the Good Work

Jim Krupp, wearing the same graduation gown his wife wore 30 years ago, and each of his three children wore during their own graduation ceremonies.

UA member receives WCC degree in a graduation gown also worn by his wife, 3 kids

Richard Rezler - August 20, 2018

UA member receives WCC degree in a graduation gown also worn by his wife, 3 kids

View Post :   UA member receives WCC degree in a graduation gown also worn by his wife, 3 kids

tags: Jim Krupp, United Association, Graduation, Commencement, Union, 2018, ousearch_News_2018

Jamie Buhr, chairman of the WCC Foundation Board.

Local philanthropists to match 'Class of 2018' gifts to Student Emergency Fund

Richard Rezler - May 23, 2018

WCC Foundation Board of Directors chairman Jamie Buhr asked the recent graduates to first consider making a difference for current and future students at the college.

View Post :   Local philanthropists to match 'Class of 2018' gifts to Student Emergency Fund

tags: Commencement, Student Emergency Fund, Jamie Buhr, Graduation, WCC Foundation, 2018, ousearch_News_2018

Paula Salazar

WCC student speaker: From tragic childhood to limitless future

Richard Rezler - May 20, 2018

Paula Salazar, the student speaker at WCC’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, takes the phrase “overcoming obstacles” to a higher level.

View Post :   WCC student speaker: From tragic childhood to limitless future

tags: 2018, Commencement, Graduation, Paula Salazar, ousearch_News_2018

WCC Digital Certificate

WCC introduces digital certification service for graduates

Richard Rezler - May 07, 2018

Washtenaw Community College announced it is providing graduates with a new way to share their accomplishments with family, friends and future employers.

View Post :   WCC introduces digital certification service for graduates

tags: Commencement, Graduation, Digital Diploma, ousearch_News_2018, 2018