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.
Four Washtenaw Community College Digital Media Arts students took home top honors at the 39th annual Michigan Regional Student Production Awards ceremony held in April 2017.
Six Washtenaw Community College students claimed SkillsUSA state championships, earning the right to represent the college at the SkillsUSA national leadership and skills conference in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 19-23.
According to American Welder Magazine, approximately six percent of the welders in the United States are women. Kali Wealch, an occupational studies student at Washtenaw Community College, is one of them.
Marisol Warunek, an administrative assistant for the Adult Transitions GED Pathways program, is the first person most potential GED students meet at WCC. It doesn’t take long to realize they’re speaking with a living billboard for conquering apprehension and capitalizing on a second chance.
At the age of 31, L’Oreal Hawkes-Williams had a moment of clarity about the purpose of her future. The pursuit of that dream has taken her from WCC to the University of Michigan and the foundation of a self-sustaining, hydro-garden in Detroit.
A Washtenaw Community College photography student took an existing partnership between the college’s Digital Media Arts department and the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and introduced several fascinating new layers.
WCC recently became one of four colleges in the state of Michigan to receive Tree Campus USA certification from the Arbor Day Foundation and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
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.
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?