In honor of April being Community College Month, University of Michigan President Mark S. Schlissel contributed the latest installment of “Keeping Up The Good Work.” Read his thoughts about WCC’s impact on the community.
A wide array of engineers, scientists, researchers and educators interested in the future of connected and self-driving vehicles and an intelligent infrastructure gathered at WCC for the second annual Global Symposium on Connected and Automated Vehicles and Infrastructure on Feb. 26 and 27.
Aisha Bowe has two aerospace engineering degrees, spent nearly seven years working for NASA and today is a successful tech entrepreneur. She says attending WCC was “by far the best choice I made in my career.”
Washtenaw Community College students Ahmed Ghalib and Jianing “Vivian” Wang are semifinalists for the prestigious Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship awarded by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.
Versatility was on full display at the opening reception of the 2019 Student Art Show on Thursday at Washtenaw Community College. The show’s top two honors went to student artists who excelled while experimenting with mediums outside their primary focus.
Jing Bai Swanson, professional faculty in WCC’s Business & Computer Technologies department, is part of an international group of college instructors that will present at the ACM Global Computing Education Conference in Chengdu, China in May.
WCC participated in the AutoMobili-D exhibit at the North American International Auto Show for the third consecutive year. The area is sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Planet M and features more than 200 brands, ranging from automakers and suppliers to tech startups and universities. WCC was the only two-year college in attendance.
When the Bond family cut the ribbon on their new beginning on Sunday afternoon, it also signified the culmination of the three-year YouthBuild program administered by Washtenaw Community College.
Representatives of the U.S. Government Accountability Office visited WCC in March 2018, met with members of the college’s Student Services department, toured the college’s student food pantry and discussed the support WCC students receive via the WCC Foundation’s Student Emergency Fund and other services.
Abbee Elwell called it an “awe-inspiring” honor to be chosen as the student speaker at Washtenaw Community College’s Winter Honors Convocation ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 24. After all, she knows first-hand that the college is filled with incredible success stories.