Honoring WCC student veterans on Veterans Day

  On Veterans Day, we honor all who’ve served, including our many student veterans. Please take a moment to meet just a few of the 600+ veterans who study at Washtenaw Community College each year. We thank them for their past service and look forward to what they’ll accomplish in the future.

Ford turns to WCC for talent

Ford Motor Company was looking for mill operators and inquired whether WCC might have qualified students with training on milling machines. After interviewing three students, all of them were hired.

An upcoming lecture by East Germany-born WCC instructor Elisabeth Thoburn is described as a way to learn about the history of a divided post-war Europe and understand how this historical event and its impact is relevant today.

The Child Development associate degree program at Washtenaw Community College recently received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs.

Mitch Smith was hired at Dura GAS Milan Metal Systems, LLC, as a temporary employee making $9 hour. Five years later, thanks to an apprenticeship program facilitated by Washtenaw Community College, he’s a card-carrying tool and die journeyman making more than triple that hourly rate.

A fourth trade union will make Washtenaw Community College and the Ann Arbor area its home base for instructor training when the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers & Allied Workers holds its inaugural National Instructor Training Program June 15-19, 2020. Roofers Union International President Kinsey M. Robinson and WCC President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca held …