WCC photography students’ work ‘In Transit’ around the county

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.

Chinese educators tour WCC

A group of 20 faculty members and administrators from Tianjin Normal University in Tianjin, China, toured the Washtenaw Community College campus on September 25.

WCC-UA partnership brings nearly $8 million annually to Washtenaw County

A study commissioned by the Washtenaw County Convention and Visitors Bureau shows Washtenaw Community College’s partnership with The United Association of Journeyman and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry (UA) resulted in a $7.6 million economic impact for the county in 2016. This summer marks the 28th year members of the UA have arrived on the WCC campus for its week-long Instructor Training Program.

Ironworkers: Train here, start careers here

Starting this fall, the WCC facilities that attract apprenticeship coordinators and instructors from across the United States and Canada for an annual training program will also become the starting point of Ironworker careers. The college is introducing a new pre-apprenticeship certificate program that was designed in partnership with the International Ironworkers union.

WCC students help unearth 2,000-year-old Roman writing tablets during study abroad trip

Nine Washtenaw Community College students were part of an archaeology team that made international news by unearthing 25 well-preserved letters written by Roman soldiers at the end of the first century A.D. The students were part of a four-week, interdisciplinary WCC study abroad program in the United Kingdom, which included a two-week stint of archaeological excavation at Vindolanda, an ancient Roman fort in northern England.

Return to marketing, naturally

Originally seeking a return-to-the-workforce refresher from the WCC Workforce Development department, Saline mom Laura Roughton instead left campus motivated to launch a new web-based business after completing a digital marketing series of courses.