Laurie Wadhams and her husband Tim are leading the Washtenaw Community College Foundation’s Campaign for Success. To date, the Campaign has garnered over $8 million in contributions and pledges, far and away the most successful fund raising effort in the college’s 50-year history. The contributions will support faculty innovation and student scholarships and success. Wadhams, …

The Washtenaw Community College Foundation has raised more than $8 million over the past 18 months in cash gifts and pledges to support students at Washtenaw Community College. This represents the largest amount of funds ever raised in a collective effort at the college. Campaign chairs Tim and Laurie Wadhams made the announcement at a …

On average, Michigan’s community colleges are experiencing a six percent decline in student enrollment in comparison to last year. That’s a sizable loss. But at WCC, the story is different. WCC’s enrollment has stayed almost flat, with just a .2 percent decline in headcount. “We’ve exceeded our budget goals for enrollment,” said Dr. Evan Montague, …

The Nov. 6 Washtenaw Economic Club Luncheon featured Tim Skubick, who led an in-depth discussion on the results of the Nov. 4 election to more than 200 guests in the Morris Lawrence building at Washtenaw Community College. With 45 years on the beat, Skubick is the longest-serving member of the state capitol press corps. He …

The Entrepreneurship Center Open House was well attended, to say the least. More than 120 entrepreneurs, community members and Washtenaw Community College faculty, staff and students crowded into room 120 in the Plant Operations building on Oct. 30, eager to learn about the new Entrepreneurship Center. The center, which opened this fall, is a space …

According to recently published data from the National Community College Benchmark Project, Washtenaw Community College students’ success rates exceed the national median, in some cases by a wide margin. Colleges that participate in the NCCBP submit data on a wide array of performance areas and receive a report that compares the college’s data with the …

The Health & Fitness Center at Washtenaw Community College is proud to announce it has recently become a certified Medical Fitness Facility. The certification was granted by the Medical Fitness Association, the country’s leading organization dedicated to medically integrated health and wellness facilities. Becoming certified ensures that The Health & Fitness Center at Washtenaw Community …

Washtenaw Community College celebrated the accomplishments of 144 graduates of the Adult Transitions GED Plus Program on Thursday, Oct. 23. The program, which has been offered at WCC for the past 15 years, helps students build a strong foundation to launch them from GED to college to career, offering counseling services, individual tutoring, student mentors, …

Dr. Rose B. Bellanca, President As President of Washtenaw Community College, I am charged by our Board of Trustees to be a visionary leader committed to advocate on behalf of the College to a wide variety of constituencies. It comes with the territory that the decisions and activities of a college president are scrutinized – …

Washtenaw Community College’s impact extends beyond its 16,000 students. The college provides professional training for dozens of Southeast Michigan businesses, partners with K-12 schools and secondary institutions and offers hundreds of popular community enrichment classes each year. WCC’s community involvement has been noticed by the State of Michigan—in fact, that’s one reason why it has …