America needs more people in the skilled trades. That was the simple but powerful message delivered by U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta addressing the opening session at the Building and Construction Trades Apprenticeship Training Conference at Washtenaw Community College on October 4.
Washtenaw Community College changed the general education requirements of its associate degree programs to better align the college with the requirements of the Michigan Transfer Agreement.
The recently purchased Laerdal SimMan 3G isn’t the only human patient simulator that students in WCC’s Nursing and Health Sciences programs work with, but it is the most technologically advanced. And advanced robots just like it are changing the face of healthcare education.
When the UA members who earned an Associate of Applied Science degree stood and moved their tassels to the left side of their cap, the WCC’s alumni base expanded with new members from San Francisco to Juneau, Alaska, to Shreveport, Louisiana, and beyond.
The work of Washtenaw Community College photography students was “In Transit” around Washtenaw County throughout the month of September. The “In Transit” exhibit was created through a partnership between the Ann Arbor Art Center, the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority’s TheRide and WCC. It was driven by funding from Toyota.
At last count, 12,354 students were enrolled for the Fall 2017 semester at Washtenaw Community College’s main campus, extension centers and online courses. That’s an increase of 1.04 percent over the same date one year prior.
A group of 20 faculty members and administrators from Tianjin Normal University in Tianjin, China, toured the Washtenaw Community College campus on September 25.
Hundreds of community members strolled around the Washtenaw Community College campus on Sunday, September 24, when the college opened the doors to its classrooms and labs for its annual Fall Open House celebration.
WCC recently announced its new speakers bureau that offers unique learning experiences to all types of organizations throughout the community.
Two Washtenaw Community College students received a rare opportunity to network with, and learn from, automotive industry executives and leaders from the worlds of finance, labor, government and academia.