WCC News Story Archive: 2018

RN/LPN Skills Refresher class offered at WCC

RN/LPN Skills Refresher class offered at WCC

Richard Rezler - August 18, 2018

The Washtenaw Community College Nursing and Health Sciences Division and its Workforce Development department are teaming up to help get nurses whose licenses have lapsed back into the profession.

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tags: Nursing, ousearch_News_2018, Mary Burns-Coral, 2018, Health Sciences, Workforce Development

Fiber Optics Certifications

WCC Fiber Optics Bootcamp offers three national certifications in one week

Richard Rezler - August 16, 2018

Washtenaw Community College is offering week-long fiber optic installation training program in September.

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tags: 2018, ousearch_News_2018, Fiber Optics, Certifications

Community Development Manager Anthony Williamson outside the Parkridge Community Center in Ypsilanti.

WCC receives grant to enhance after-school program at Parkridge Community Center

Richard Rezler - August 16, 2018

Washtenaw Community College is enhancing the after-school academic support services it offers at the Parkridge Community Center in Ypsilanti thanks to a $133,176 grant from Washtenaw Coordinated Funders.

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tags: Parkridge Community Center, Anthony Williamson, 2018, ousearch_News_2018

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UA brings record attendance, $8 million impact to WCC, community

Richard Rezler - August 11, 2018

For the 29th consecutive summer, the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry (UA) will hold its week-long Instructor Training Program in classrooms and laboratories across campus.

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tags: ousearch_News_2018, Training Programs, Plumbers and Pipefitters, Union, 2018, United Association

Brandon Tucker

Governor appoints WCC dean to Michigan Council on Future Mobility

Richard Rezler - August 10, 2018

Brandon Tucker, Dean of Advanced Technologies and Public Service Careers at Washtenaw Community College, has been appointed to the Michigan Council on Future Mobility by Governor Rick Snyder.

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tags: Brandon Tucker, ousearch_News_2018, 2018, Mobility, Advanced Technologies and Public Services Careers

WCC students Rosa Lechartier and Zachyre Van Buren stand at the college's exhibit during the Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City.

WCC students network with industry experts at CAR Management Briefing Seminars

Richard Rezler - July 31, 2018

A pair of Washtenaw Community College students are interacting with automotive industry experts at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars being held July 30-August 2 in Traverse City.

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tags: Rosa Lechartier, Automotive Powertrain Development, ousearch_News_2018, Business, Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management, 2018, Zachyre Van Buren

Diana McKnight-Morton at the March 2018 meeting of the WCC Board of Trustees

WCC alumna, Board chair Diana McKnight-Morton honored by MCCA

Richard Rezler - July 27, 2018

Diana McKnight-Morton, an alumna of Washtenaw Community College and the current chairperson of the college’s Board of Trustees, has been awarded the Michigan Community College Association’s Outstanding Alumnus Award.

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tags: Board of Trustees, ousearch_News_2018, 2018, Diana McKnight-Morton, Outstanding Alumnus Award

WCC President Dr. Rose B. Bellanca welcomes the Union Ironworkers to the area during an opening session on Sunday.

WCC welcomes Ironworkers back to campus for Instructor Training Program

Richard Rezler - July 16, 2018

The Ironworkers are back, bringing with them more than 825 people to the state-of-the-art training facilities at Washtenaw Community College and an estimated economic impact of up to $5 million to Washtenaw County.

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tags: 2018, Ironworkers, ousearch_News_2018

Jas Obrecht

Rock and roll, blues author Jas Obrecht brings Music Journalism class to WCC

Julia Ochoa-Corante - July 09, 2018

Back in November 1978, a young music journalist named James “Jas” Obrecht introduced the world to an up-and-coming musician named Eddie Van Halen, who was on the verge of revolutionizing rock n’ roll guitar playing.

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tags: ousearch_News_2018, 2018, Journalism, Jas Obrecht

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WCC Foundation board names new president, four new members

Richard Rezler - July 02, 2018

The Washtenaw Community College Foundation recently announced a new Chairman of its Board of Directors and the addition of four new board members.

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tags: ousearch_News_2018, Todd Clark, David Sams, Sean Duval, Amy Cell, WCC Foundation, Bhushan Kulkarni, 2018