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Why it's a smart decision to start your college journey at WCC

WCC Public Relations - April 23, 2024

Starting your college journey at WCC is a smart choice for many reasons.

View Post :   Why it's a smart decision to start your college journey at WCC

tags: Student Success, Career, Launch, Launch Summer 2024

WCC's Women's Council celebrates 'Sheroes' for their community work

Kayla Gahagan - April 23, 2024

A prosecuting attorney, workforce talent recruiter and local Foundation leader are among the women to be highlighted at this year’s 27th Annual Washtenaw Community College Foundation Women’s Council Celebration Luncheon. The event will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 1. Proceeds from the luncheon will benefit the Washtenaw Community College Foundation Student Emergency Fund, which helps students meet unanticipated expenses that may jeopardize their ability to stay in school.

View Post :   WCC's Women's Council celebrates 'Sheroes' for their community work

tags: Student Emergency Fund, Sheroes, WCC Foundation, Women's Council

Image of student, Skye Stonestreet, posing in front of library bookshelves.

Skye's the limit for this HBCU-bound student

WCC Public Relations - April 21, 2024

Currently, WCC has established agreements with six HBCUs — and the list is expected to grow — but whether students plan to enroll at one of the partner schools or any other HBCU, advisors stand ready to help. Partnership agreements include guaranteed admission, access to in-state tuition, ease of transfer credits and more.

View Post :   Skye's the limit for this HBCU-bound student

tags: Launch Summer 2024, Student Success, HBCU Pathway, Launch, HBCU

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WCC is a gateway to healthcare careers

WCC Public Relations - April 20, 2024

Washtenaw Community College is an ideal launch point for a career in healthcare. The college’s 17 programs form a gateway to an industry constantly in high demand for trained professionals. Beginning your career journey at WCC offers many advantages — like low cost, small class sizes, excellent transfer opportunities to advance your education at a four-year institution, or direct job placement.

View Post :   WCC is a gateway to healthcare careers

tags: Medical Billing and Coding, Launch, Surgical Technology, Sterile Processing, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Nursing, Health Administration, Physical Therapist Assistant, Health Sciences, Nursing Skills Assistant, Student Success, Cardiac Telemetry, Healthcare, 2024, Health Care, Summer Launch 2024, Radiography

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WCC Start-Up Week, Pitch@WCC boost entrepreneurs

Fran LeFort - April 19, 2024

The inaugural Start-Up week will run in conjunction with the annual Pitch@WCC competition in which new and aspiring business owners compete for cash prizes to launch or grow their companies.

View Post :   WCC Start-Up Week, Pitch@WCC boost entrepreneurs

tags: Start-Up Incubator, Pitch@WCC, Entrepreneurship Center, Entrepreneurship

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Economic forecasters project job growth for Washtenaw County through 2026

Fran LeFort - April 18, 2024

The 39th annual Economic Outlook for Washtenaw County report was presented at the WCC President’s Leadership Recognition Luncheon hosted by Dr. Rose B. Bellanca.

View Post :   Economic forecasters project job growth for Washtenaw County through 2026

tags: Economic Outlook, Washtenaw County, President's Leadership Recognition Luncheon

Image of student Steven Keppner welding.

WCC welding students compete with world's best, fill jobs in a multitude of industries

WCC Public Relations - April 17, 2024

The world of welding is broad and vast. And with one of the largest welding labs in the state and exceptional instructors, Washtenaw Community College trains some of the best.

View Post :   WCC welding students compete with world's best, fill jobs in a multitude of industries

tags: 2024, Launch, Summer Launch 2024, Student Success, Welding

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WCC signs multi-year agreement to educate LEAD Prep Academy student-athletes

Fran LeFort - April 15, 2024

Student-athletes will earn college credits in pursuit of associate degree at WCC in Ann Arbor while competing in a national football schedule at LEAD Prep Academy in Brighton.

View Post :   WCC signs multi-year agreement to educate LEAD Prep Academy student-athletes

tags: Partnership, LEAD Prep Academy

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Nursing graduate adds Student Art Show winner to her list of WCC accomplishments

Rich Rezler - April 05, 2024

As she neared completion of the nationally recognized Nursing program at WCC, Xiaoyan Cui carved out a little time to further develop a long-time hobby. She took ART 120: Portrait Painting and Life Drawing as an elective. The results were award-winning.

View Post :   Nursing graduate adds Student Art Show winner to her list of WCC accomplishments

tags: Nursing, Student Succes, Student Awards, WCC Student Art Show, Student Art Show, Digital Media Arts, Fine Arts

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Boot camps launching healthcare careers

Kayla Gahagan - April 03, 2024

WCC's 10-week Pharmacy Tech Boot Camp put Aiden Kinczkowski on a new career path.

View Post :   Boot camps launching healthcare careers

tags: On The Record, March 2024, Pharmacy Tech, Workforce Development, Boot Camp

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