WCC has a long, storied history of success in SkillsUSA competition, and six students kept that tradition alive at this summer’s 53rd Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.
The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Cybersecurity, a new offering at WCC beginning in Fall 2017, will introduce students to skills and strategies needed to protect an organization’s computer network and systems, preparing them for an entry-level job in the high-demand field or the ability to transfer to a four-year institution.
The Entrepreneurship Center on the WCC campus received a grant that will allow it to create a series of programs intended specifically for creatives looking to build a sustainable business around their art.
The WCC Foundation’s new Emergency Fund is completely supported by gifts, donations and grants from friends, companies and foundations that share in the important goal of student retention and completion of degrees and certificates.
The WCC Adult Transitions GED Pathways program held its recognition ceremony on June 22 with 35 of the program’s 74 eligible participants taking part in the festivities.
WCC announces it will have a physical presence at the autonomous vehicle testing facility in Ypsilanti Township and will be part of a community college workforce development and training consortium
A total of 1,470 Washtenaw Community College graduates and graduate candidates were eligible to participate in the 2017 commencement ceremony, representing 1,294 associate degrees and 668 certificates of 15 credits or more.
As Joy Brunt walked across the stage to receive a WCC associate degree in Management, two very familiar names were being read aloud to the commencement ceremony crowd: Her 23-year-old son, Thomas Brunt, and 19-year-old daughter, Maddy Brunt, are also part of the Class of 2017.
Washtenaw Community College recently joined a pair of consortiums that are committed to improving the success of historically underrepresented and underserved students in college classrooms.
A sellout crowd of more than 320 people attended the 20th annual WCC Foundation’s Salute to Women’s Leadership luncheon to honor community leaders Anya Abramzon, Joyce Hunter and Kelly Parent; and hear from keynote speaker Barbara McQuade.