WCC News Story Archive: ousearch_News_2019

WCC instructor Betsy Foss leans against the unabridged Webster’s Third New International Dictionary in the college’s Writing Center.

WCC ESL instructor gets her 'spelling geek on' at spelling bee fundraiser

Richard Rezler - March 04, 2019

There are more than 476,000 entries in the unabridged Webster’s Third New International Dictionary. Betsy Foss is responsible for picking out a few dozen of the best, most interesting and most challenging words from the tome.

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tags: ESL, fundraiser, Betsy Foss, ousearch_News_2019

New WCC Board of Trustees chairperson Christina Fleming

WCC Board of Trustees elects officers for 2019-2020

Richard Rezler - February 26, 2019

Christina M.H. Fleming was elected as chairperson of the Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees by fellow members of the board at its Tuesday, Feb. 26 organizational meeting.

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tags: ousearch_News_2019, Christina M.H. Fleming, Board of Trustees

Student recruitment fair

WCC's annual Spring Career and Internship Fair is free, open to public

Richard Rezler - February 25, 2019

The 2019 Spring Career & Internship Fair at Washtenaw Community College is expected to include representatives from approximately 80 employers with full-time, part-time and internship opportunities in a variety of industries.

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tags: Center for Career Success, Career & Internship Fair, ousearch_News_2019

Women's History Month postcard graphic

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha kicks off Women's History Month at WCC

Richard Rezler - February 25, 2019

An appearance by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the pediatrician responsible for exposing the Flint water crisis, highlights a series of free, open-to-the-public Women’s History Month events at Washtenaw Community College during March.

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tags: Mona Hanna-Attisha, Women's History Month, ousearch_News_2019, Flint water crisis

Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist speaks with a Washtenaw Community College welding student Feb. 20 about their experience at the college and what they are learning in class. Gilchrist toured the Advanced Transportation Center and Center of Nursing Excellence facilities at WCC.

Lt.-Gov. Gilchrist visits campus

Kelly Gampel - February 22, 2019

When colleges are successful, the state is successful, Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist said Feb. 20 while standing inside a WCC healthcare simulation lab.

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tags: Nursing, ousearch_News_2019, Advanced Transportation Center, Garlin Gilchrist, Lieutenant Governor, Welding, cybersecurity

Megan Di Dio

WCC dental assisting graduate wins national scholarship

Richard Rezler - February 21, 2019

For the second consecutive year, a graduate of the Washtenaw Community College dental assisting program has been selected for a national scholarship by the American Dental Assistants Association and the Dental Assisting National Board, Inc.

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tags: ousearch_News_2019, Megan Di Dio, National Scholarship, Dental Assisting

WCC instructor Jing Bai Swanson

WCC instructor part of international group presenting at conference in China

Richard Rezler - February 21, 2019

Jing Bai Swanson, professional faculty in WCC's Business & Computer Technologies department, is part of an international group of college instructors that will present at the ACM Global Computing Education Conference (CompEd 2019) in Chengdu, China in May.

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tags: Business and Computer Technologies, Jing Bai Swanson, ousearch_News_2019

WCC will fly its Tree Campus USA flag for the third consecutive year.

Three-peat! WCC earns Tree Campus USA distinction for third consecutive year

Richard Rezler - February 19, 2019

Washtenaw Community College has earned the distinction of Tree Campus USA from the Arbor Day Foundation for the third consecutive year.

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tags: Holly Herman, ousearch_News_2019, Landscape and Grounds, Tree Campus USA

Ahmed Ghalib (left) and Jianing

Two WCC students are semifinalists for prestigious scholarship

Richard Rezler - February 11, 2019

Two Washtenaw Community College students are among the semifinalists for a prestigious Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.

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tags: Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, ousearch_News_2019

Press Release

WCC opening new Career Transitions Office

Richard Rezler - February 08, 2019

Washtenaw Community College is opening a new Career Transitions Office to prepare employers, individuals and the community for future jobs.

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tags: ousearch_News_2019, Center for Career Success