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Agnes and Stephen Reading

$1 million gift from Agnes and Stephen Reading creates 10 annual nursing scholarships

Fran LeFort - December 16, 2021

A $1 million gift to the Washtenaw Community College Foundation by Agnes and Stephen Reading will fund 10 annual full-ride scholarships for WCC nursing students. The Ann Arbor philanthropists are longtime supporters of WCC.

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tags: Scholarships, WCC Foundation, Nursing, Donation

Trevor Clayton

Student Trevor Clayton represents WCC on national transportation panel

Fran LeFort - December 15, 2021

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) student Trevor Clayton was selected as a panelist for the National Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) webinar discussion held December 3. Clayton joined peers from four other community colleges throughout the nation to discuss the many transportation fields of study and potential career paths and to impart advice to interested high school students.

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tags: Transportation Technologies, Automotive, CCAT, Advanced Transportation Center

Winter on campus

WCC hosts Reconnect sessions, campus tours for Winter 2022

Fran LeFort - December 09, 2021

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) is hosting weekly Michigan Reconnect sessions and in-person and virtual campus tours for students interested in enrolling for the Winter 2022 semester. Classes begin January 10.

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tags: admissions, Winter 2022, Reconnect, enrollment

WTMC student

Admissions period opens for WTMC 2022-2023 school year

Fran LeFort - December 09, 2021

Enrollment and information sessions for Washtenaw Technical Middle College (WTMC) located on the Washtenaw Community College (WCC) campus begin Tuesday, Dec. 7, for prospective new students and parents.

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tags: high school, wtmc, Dual-Enrollment, admissions

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New SERVE program boosts entrepreneurs with a social impact focus

Fran LeFort - November 18, 2021

A new program through Washtenaw Community College’s (WCC) Entrepreneurship Center supports social impact-minded businesses.

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tags: Entrepreneurship Center, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, Entrepreneurship

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WCC's new Dean of Health Sciences: 'This is where I belong'

Rich Rezler - November 17, 2021

As a first-generation college student herself, Shari Lambert has always loved the mission of the community college system. Recently named the new WCC Dean of Health Sciences, Lambert is back and eager to make a positive impact on the lives of students and the community’s health care workforce.

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tags: Allied Health, Nursing, Health Sciences

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Marching on: WCC students participate in EMU band

Rich Rezler - November 17, 2021

Jamis Coates and Katie Loy perform alongside their fellow EMU Marching Band members this season, the continuation of an agreement by the band to welcome WCC students into the mix.

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tags: Transfer, Student Activities, Eastern Michigan University

Student voting increase

Student voter registration, turnout at WCC increased significantly in 2020 election

Fran LeFort - November 10, 2021

Student voter registration and election day turnout during the 2020 election jumped by double digit percentage points compared to four years earlier at Washtenaw Community College, according to a new national report. The college has been honored for excellence in student democratic engagement.

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tags: Student Activities

Skilled trades apprenticeships

Apprenticeship information sessions hosted at WCC Nov. 18

Fran LeFort - November 09, 2021

Free virtual and in-person sessions will be hosted Nov. 18 for current and prospective students interested in getting paid while learning and working on the job.

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tags: Apprenticeship Programs, Workforce Development, Apprenticeships, Workforce Training

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Veterans Day celebration honors America's military heroes

Fran LeFort - November 05, 2021

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) will honor America’s heroes during its annual Veterans Day celebration Thursday, Nov. 11.

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tags: Student Veterans, Veterans, Wadhams Veterans Center