Washtenaw Community College President Rose B. Bellanca has been appointed to a two-year term on the Advisory Committee of Presidents for the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). The announcement was made by ACCT President and CEO J. Noah Brown. The purpose of the ACCT Advisory Committee of Presidents is to provide presidential perspective on …

On March 22, Washtenaw Community College gives back to the community that has supported it for almost 50 years with a unique learning experience called Free College Day. Four engaging faculty presentations and course displays from some of the college’s Community Enrichment class offerings will be featured; more than a dozen student volunteers will lend …

A new opportunity for students who excel academically either as high school seniors or transfer students will be available starting in the Fall 2014 semester when the WCC Honors Program begins. The Board of Trustees approved the program during its Feb. 25th meeting. It will offer students an enhanced academic experience with a focus on …

In an effort to provide more specialized advising and counseling services, an expansion of services has been announced by the Counseling and Career Services division. The moves include relocating three full-time counselors/advisors to specific academic divisions, as well as the addition of three new positions. Counseling Center employees Kimberly Groce, Jerrell McGowin and Sandro Tuccinardi …

Dr. Gunder Myran, Washtenaw Community College’s President from 1975 to 1998, has received the prestigious 2014 Leadership Award granted by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). To earn the award, a candidate must be nominated by the AACC CEO, and be an individual whose accomplishments and professional contributions to the community college field have …

WCC Librarian Molly E.K. Ledermann recently received the national I Love My Librarian award sponsored by The Carnegie Corporation of New York, The New York Times and The American Library Association. Ledermann was among ten recipients for the coveted award, which honors librarians from across the country who demonstrate the value of the profession by …

Washtenaw Community College has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Awards of Excellence in Emerging Leadership. WCC President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca was recently notified of this important achievement by Dr. Walter Bumphus, President and CEO of the AACC. WCC’s selection was based upon the groundbreaking development …

Thanks to a joint venture between Washtenaw Community College and the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States, Canada and Australia [UA]the college will soon house a micro-turbine – the latest in cutting-edge technology for power generation and electricity savings. Approximately the size of a refrigerator, …