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WCC’s New President Search Committee is still searching

March 23, 2011 Leave a comment

Three candidates were in the running for WCC president, but the search committee wanted to find more candidates. The current president of WCC Larry Whitworth has been in the position for 13 years.

The next president may have the job for 10-15 years, so the committee wants to make sure we get the right person for the job.

Washtenaw Community College reopens search for new president after conducting interviews, by Kyle Feldscher, Ann Arbor.com

The search for the next president of the Washtenaw Community College is being reopened after the college’s board of trustees interviewed three candidates earlier this month, an official said today.

Pam Horiszny, chair of the WCC Board of Trustees, said trustees simply felt they hadn’t yet found the right fit for the college. She said trustees wanted to insure that they make the best decision.

Occupational Education Building Lobby: A Study Pub Again

March 23, 2011 Leave a comment

WCC student enjoying the OE lounge

Off the beaten path so to speak is the Occupational Education Building. Unless you have a class in one of the technical majors that has classes in the building, most students probably have not venture into the OE.

For some time, the lobby area was empty because of the construction, but it now has a fully furnished lounge and study area that is nice and inviting to students who want a place to eat their lunch and study that is less crowded than the Student Center.

Sabina, a Secondary Education major said she used to come to the OE lobby a lot before the construction started.

“Now that it is all done, it is really nice,” said Sabrina.

The lobby has comfortable chairs and side tables and a bunch of taller tables to sit and meet with friends over lunch.

And on rainy days, the OE lobby provides the perfect lookout for those waiting for the bus.

Fun Fashion at WCC

March 22, 2011 Leave a comment

Some times you walk by someone in the Student Center and you just have to know their story. This was one of those times.

Meet Beni. He is a Network Security major who happens to also fancy walking around campus with funny ears/horns/antenna on his head.

“I found them in a box,” said Beni.

Beni says that he loves Washtenaw. He transferred from Eastern Michigan University from the nursing program.

He felt that Emu was too big. He came from a town where his high school had a few hundred students. The some 20,000 at Eastern was a culture shock.

“It [WCC] is more down home,” he said. ” And it is cheaper.”

Where the Wild Things Are: WTMC Students Fun Fashion

March 11, 2011 Leave a comment

Shey and Grace: WCC WTMC Students
Shey, a WTMC student, scampers around the Student Center strumming on her violin and showing off your furry fashion style. Her look includes fury ears, a tail and furry boots.

Shey’s friend Grace, sporting a stylish hat, jumps into the picture to pal around. 

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