WCC News Story Archive: Advanced Manufacturing

Photo of Felipe Agurto

Alumni Profile: Advanced Manufacturing graduate fine-tuning his career

WCC Public Relations - December 15, 2023

Like many people, Felipe Agurto wandered along life’s path for a while before finding the right direction for his career. After graduating from high school on the west side of the state, Agurto enrolled in the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering but soon discovered it wasn’t really what he wanted to do.

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tags: Alumni Profile, Launch Winter 2023, 2023, Advanced Manufacturing, Launch

Manufacturing Day

High school students, adult learners invited to visit campus for Manufacturing Day

Kayla Gahagan - October 03, 2023

Washtenaw Community College will host Manufacturing Day 2023 this week to introduce prospective students to educational and career possibilities in advanced manufacturing – a high-wage, high-demand industry.

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tags: Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing Day

Fame signing event

FAME Signing Day pairs WCC students with new employers

Fran LeFort - August 23, 2023

Washtenaw Community College, manufacturers and regional workforce development organizations have joined hands to meet industry talent needs through the national Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) work-and-learn apprenticeship program.

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tags: MI FAME, Apprenticeships, Advanced Manufacturing

CNC Lab Tour

WCC shows off new MI FAME work-and-learn program to Southeast Michigan high school students

Fran LeFort - May 11, 2023

The Michigan Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (MI-FAME) program offers apprenticeships and on-the-job training with industry partners.

View Post :   WCC shows off new MI FAME work-and-learn program to Southeast Michigan high school students

tags: Workforce Development, MI FAME, Advanced Manufacturing, Apprenticeships

Touring Zoller headquarters

ZOLLER donates nearly $250,000 in equipment to train future workforce at WCC

Fran LeFort - April 05, 2023

ZOLLER Inc. has donated nearly $250,000 in equipment to WCC to train students on state-of-the-art machinery that measures precision cutting tools along with an advanced tool management system.

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tags: March 2023, On The Record, Donation, Workforce Development, Advanced Manufacturing, Workforce Training

ZOLLER, Inc.

ZOLLER investing in WCC and its own future workforce

Fran LeFort - December 29, 2022

ZOLLER is donating more than $200,000 in equipment to train WCC students on state-of-the-art tool measuring and inspection machines while developing a robust apprenticeship program that will hire and train 4-6 students each year for high-demand careers.

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tags: Workforce Development, Advanced Manufacturing, Apprenticeship Programs, Apprenticeships, Launch, Launch Winter 2023

WCC alumni

Hot Jobs: WCC partners with industry to fuel talent pipeline

Fran LeFort - December 29, 2022

WCC has always prioritized its partnerships with industry. But in a market where the need for skilled workers is greater than ever, the relationship seems more and more symbiotic.

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tags: Launch, Workforce Development, Apprenticeships, Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship Programs, Computer Science, Advanced Manufacturing, Launch Winter 2023, Robotics

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Skilled trades careers are high-tech, high-demand and high-wage

Rich Rezler - August 16, 2022

Professional trades careers in Michigan pay about 39% higher than the statewide average for all occupations. Those same careers often require less schooling and student debt than a four-year degree.

View Post :   Skilled trades careers are high-tech, high-demand and high-wage

tags: Launch, Auto Body Repair, Skilled Trades, Construction, HVAC, Transportation Technologies, Motorcycle Service, Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering, Welding and Fabrication, Launch Fall 2022, Automotive Powertrain Development, Automotive Services

Welding booth

Students and employers benefit from apprenticeships

WCC - May 04, 2021

In so many ways, apprenticeships offered through Washtenaw Community College are a win/win situation. Both students and employers can be the clear beneficiaries.

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tags: Information Technology, Advanced Transportation, Welding and Fabrication, ousearch_News_2021, Apprenticeships, Healthcare, April 2021, On The Record, Advanced Manufacturing

Student welding

WCC welding students have new pathway to bachelor's degree

Rich Rezler - November 17, 2020

A new articulation agreement allows students to complete 87 WCC credits before transferring to Wayne State to complete a Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering Technology.

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tags: ousearch_News_2020, ousearch_News_On The Record, Welding, On The Record, Articulation Agreements, Advanced Manufacturing, December 2020