Bravo! Students applaud faculty, staff

Created by Student Activities three years ago, the Bravo! Awards give WCC students an opportunity to thank helpful staff members and demonstrate appreciation for faculty in a more personal manner than teacher evaluations allow.

We asked: #WhyWCC?

Throughout April, two-year public institutions across the country celebrated Community College Month, an opportunity to tout the affordable educational opportunities they offer students seeking a direct path to the workforce or to transfer to a four-year institution. WCC celebrated by asking students and community leaders #WhyWCC?

Hundreds enjoy Free College Day

Matthew Goeloe was one of more than 300 people who visited WCC to experience Free College Day classes in March. The 12-year-old, who has already devoted himself to a career in nursing, made quite an impression in his “Adult CPR” and “Surgical Technologist 4 a Day” courses.

Ann Arbor girl gets new hand thanks to WCC’s 3-D printing technology

Owen Winkler and his wife, Amy Weaver, can be excused if they think of Washtenaw Community College as extended family. For much of the last semester, the Ann Arbor couple were frequent visitors to the college’s Occupational Education Building. They were there to work with Tom Penird, WCC Industrial Technology instructor, and his students. In less …

Meriem Moussawi is here to help

Nursing major Mariem Moussawi considers herself lucky to be able to get to know her peers on a level many do not. As a Student Ambassador at Washtenaw Community College, Moussawi crosses paths with many WCC students before they sign up for their first class or line up to purchase their first textbook.

Mardi GrOZ puts ‘fun’ in fundraiser

The 2017 Mardi Gras annual gala and fundraiser, hosted by the Washtenaw Community College Foundation, carried a tantalizing theme — the Wizard of Oz. A yellow brick road wound through the Morris Lawrence Building to symbolize the sense of home experienced by so many students who have passed, and continue to pass, through WCC’s doors.