WCC opens its doors to the community at Free College Day

Free College Day classes ranged in subject matter from academic (An Overview of Psychological Disorders) to DIY (General Maintenance of Your Home Comfort Systems); from science-based (Skeletons in the Closet: Structure and Function of Human Bones) to beyond the scope of scientific understanding (Ghosts and Demons: True Tales of the Paranormal); and from self-improvement (Resume Workshop: Write Your Way Into the Job) to improv (Improvisational Theater Workshop).

Adult Transitions: Taking education where it’s needed

Responding to the needs of its surrounding communities, the Adult Transitions department at Washtenaw Community College is extending its reach with a new adult education project at the Ypsilanti Township Community Center. “We want to provide new education and job opportunities in our community,” said Ypsilanti Township Supervisor Brenda Stumbo. “The WCC Adult Transitions team …

McKinley, Inc., one of the nation’s largest residential and commercial real estate development companies, called upon Washtenaw Community College to help train building maintenance professionals for employment at the company’s apartment and housing units around the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area.

The Entrepreneurship Center at Washtenaw Community College is hosting its third annual Pitch@WCC contest on Tuesday, May 15 and the public is invited to attend and cheer on the competitors.

WCC shines at North American International Auto Show

    By BRENDAN PREBO AVP, Marketing & Communications Washtenaw Community College returned to the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) for the second year in a row to highlight opportunities available to people looking for careers in the mobility industry. WCC was the only community college exhibiting in the auto show’s mobility-focused exposition, dubbed …

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.