Washtenaw Community College’s pharmacy technician program students are more in-demand than ever before. That’s because pharmacy technicians will be required to be licensed by the State of Michigan in order to work in a pharmacy as of June 30 this year. Currently, technicians can work with just on-the-job training. “Employers we haven’t worked with before, …

More than thirty high school students from across the region experienced a unique learning experience as participants in the 2015 Global Trade Mission program held on campus during the last week of February. This was the third year the College sponsored the program, which is designed to introduce high school students to the fundamentals of …

Alan Lecz brings decades of experience in engineering, workforce and talent development to WCC Alan Lecz recently joined the college as director of the Advanced Transportation Center, a groundbreaking effort that will bring together specialized curricula and stateof- the-art equipment to the WCC campus that is designed to support the rapidly growing industries of Intelligent …

In her role as Chair of the Talent Council of Region 9 of the Michigan Regional Prosperity Initiative, Dr. Bellanca spoke to an audience of approximately 1000 leaders in government, education and business at the 2015 Governor’s Economic and Education Summit on March 3. The Initiative was established by Gov. Rick Snyder and the state …

Tom Lamb is a new board member of the Washtenaw Community College Foundation, starting his first term last August, but he is already a huge proponent of WCC. “I think every community college is different,” he said, “but this one is special. It offers great programs to people of all ages so they can go …

Washtenaw Community College’s year-over-year enrollment continues to rank amongst the best for reporting community colleges in Michigan, according to data as recent as Jan. 22. “We have beat the budget parameters that we have set in place,” said Dr. Evan Montague, WCC’s associate vice president of recruitment and student enrollment. “We continue to see significant …

Ann Arbor is becoming a hotbed for the intelligent transportation industry, and this fall Washtenaw Community College will begin offering training and activities for students who want to work in this fast-growing field. The main components of Intelligent Transportation Systems are devices and software that enable vehicles to communicate with one another and prevent accidents. …

Washtenaw Community College is proud to host the Washtenaw Economic Club. The club was founded in 1998 as a nonprofit organization that gathered business and political leaders, journalists, sports figures and other area celebrities. In 2010, the organization disbanded and became a special program within WCC, and it is still a place “where leaders meet …

Washtenaw Community College is offering several events this February to celebrate Black History Month. Ranging from art displays to theater performances, the events will provide a range of activities that will engage audiences in meaningful dialogue and provide opportunity for connection. WCC’s diversity initiatives go beyond Black History Month. In November, the college hosted a …

The inaugural Faculty, Alumni and Student Gala at Washtenaw Community College featured talent from across WCC’s campus and the surrounding community. Performances ranged from dance and vocals to poetry and instrumentals. “We have so many wonderful faculty and staff who not only have their academic gifts, but are also very talented,” said Noonie Anderson, performing …