WCC graduates accomplish goals that are as diverse as their backgrounds
Note: In honor of the recent graduation ceremonies, we asked a member of the Class of 2019 to write this issue’s Keeping Up the Good Work entry.
For the second straight year, a Washtenaw Community College student is the recipient of a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship that awards bachelor’s degree-seeking students up to $40,000 annually for as many as three years.
Pitch@WCC is a learning opportunity by definition. Earning the right to compete for cash prizes requires time and effort on the part of the participants to complete the associated business plan lessons, market research, pitch training sessions and other entrepreneurial workshops.
“My goal today,” Elizabeth Connors said of being selected to give the faculty address at the 2019 commencement ceremony, “is to tell you to never give someone the opportunity to provide the narrative for who you are or the narrative for who you can become.”