Presenters from Ford Motor Company, the Michigan Department of Transportation, DTE Energy, Ann Arbor SPARK and the University of Michigan found a common theme during the WCC Smart Cities symposium: The need for greater cooperation between industry, government and education.
WCC Automotive Services Technology student Emily Hatsigeorgiou received the Cooperative Education & Internship Association (CEIA) Two-Year Student Achievement Award; Paula Salazar a highly-selective Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship; Carmen Jongsma a Dental Assistants Association scholarship and instructor Tom Penird a Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty award.
For the second consecutive year, Washtenaw Community College has earned the distinction of Tree Campus USA from the Arbor Day Foundation. “Our goal is to achieve the Tree Campus USA designation every year, and to continue caring for the campus environment indefinitely,” said WCC Landscape and Grounds Manager Holly Herman. The Landscape and Grounds …
According to a report presented at a recent Washtenaw Economic Club luncheon, Washtenaw County is now in its ninth year of recovery since 2009. The county’s economic prosperity is expected to last through 2020 with continued job growth, falling unemployment, and rising real wages.
Free College Day classes ranged in subject matter from academic (An Overview of Psychological Disorders) to DIY (General Maintenance of Your Home Comfort Systems); from science-based (Skeletons in the Closet: Structure and Function of Human Bones) to beyond the scope of scientific understanding (Ghosts and Demons: True Tales of the Paranormal); and from self-improvement (Resume Workshop: Write Your Way Into the Job) to improv (Improvisational Theater Workshop).