Department of Performing Arts department chair and jazz guitarist John E. Lawrence performed a repertoire of music from the 1930s and 1940s at the Ypsilanti District Library on April 13 during a presentation about the library’s current exhibition titled, “Our Lives, Our Stories: America’s Greatest Generation.” The exhibit explores the lives of the World War …

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WCC has over 40 years of experience administering federal and state grant budgets and has an office dedicated to grants accounting to ensure funds are available and transactions are made in compliance with funder regulations. This office reports directly to the college Controller and currently manages the budgets for approximately $5 million worth of federal …

A wide array of outstanding creative work from WCC students in a cross-section of disciplines within the Digital Media Art Department was on full display at the annual student portfolio show on April 30. Student work was represented in the areas of graphic design, photography, 3-D animation and digital video. The Digital Media Arts department …

Under the leadership of staff members Charles Lafayette and Rachel Finer Levy, WCC now offers accelerated certificate programs in information technology (IT) designed to train students for jobs in the high demand IT industry. The programs are funded by a $2.9 million U.S. Department of Labor Grant, called Intentionally Growing New Information Technology Employees in …

WCC celebrated Earth Day in grand style on April 10 with a series of booths and demonstrations that filled the Student Center and North Plaza. Attendees were exposed to a wide variety of solutions to today’s environmental challenges. Many WCC faculty, staff and students were involved and presented information regarding: Recycling Low Carbon Commuting Building …

Auto Body Repair Department Chair Scott Malnar and Lab Associate Robert Feldcamp were so proud when their students came home from the Michigan State Leadership and Skills Conference (Skills USA) competition last weekend as gold, silver and bronze “metal” winners. Several student also placed in the Top 10 in their expertise categories. SkillsUSA is a …

President Barack Obama addressed an audience of community leaders, elected officials and students at the University of Michigan Intramural building in Ann Arbor on April 2. The crowd of several thousand people was there early, with students lining up around the block and buzzing with excitement hours before the event. Several members of Congress were …

The third in a series of articles focusing on detailed updates on the priorities of the WCC 2012-15 Strategic Plan, “Shaping Our Future” “Increasing Institutional Agility and Responsiveness” is the third of the eight priorities reflected in the 2012-15 WCC Strategic Plan “Shaping Our Future”. This broad-reaching priority focuses on ways in which the college …

WCC is supporting Lemonade Day – a nationwide education initiative that teaches youth how to start, own and operate a business. To help participants get started, WCC will be hosting a Kidz Biz Workshop in the Morris Lawrence building on Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. to noon. The event is free and open to …