First-generation students find empathy, help at WCC

One of the reasons first-generation students don’t fare as well as their counterparts is because they may not have an adult in their lives to help them navigate the maze of college life. A new program at Washtenaw Community College is aiming to change that.

A unique collaboration among faculty at Washtenaw Community College and the University of Michigan School of Information led to a shared open-source course that will benefit both institutions and creates opportunities for WCC students to transfer to U-M.

Joining a national movement to celebrate Career and Technical Education (CTE), Washtenaw Community College will host a number of events in February to highlight the value and accomplishments of CTE programs on our campus and across the country.

Washtenaw Community College and the 13 other members of the Academic Consortium at the American Center for Mobility (ACM) want to expose their students to the connected and autonomous vehicles industry. Industry leaders involved at ACM want access to the talent at those academic institutions. Those two goals will be met on Friday, February 23, …