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Washtenaw Community College plays a key role in technical training for trades industry.

Posted: 8/17/2012 - 02:48 PM

Washtenaw Community College was the site for the signing of a historic agreement between the professional plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters of the United Association of the United States and Canada (UA) and the Plumbing Trades Employees Union of Australia (PTEU). WCC is proud to serve as the heart of technical training for the industry.

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Toyota, Ford, and GM launched a community college curriculum to jointly train the next generation of skilled workers. The program will be launched at Henry Ford Community College.

Posted: 8/14/2012 - 08:11 AM

An unusual coalition of competing automakers (Toyota, Ford, and GM) launched a community college curriculum to jointly train the next generation of skilled workers. The program, a technical core curriculum relevant for all auto manufacturers, will debut at Henry Ford Community College. The alliance started as a partnership between Toyota and the Kentucky Community & Technical College System, which founded the Automotive Manufacturing Technical Edu...
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Annual UA Training at Washtenaw Community College brings about 2,200 visitors and $5 million into Washtenaw County each August.

Posted: 8/14/2012 - 08:08 AM

The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry (UA) bring about 2,200 visitors and $5 million into Washtenaw County each August as its members and instructors gather for a week of training held at Washtenaw Community College.

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Kellogg Community College, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, and Western Michigan University will jointly host the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs VetSuccess on Campus program.

Posted: 8/6/2012 - 02:02 PM

The program is designed to assist veterans as they transition from the military to civilian life. The three institutions will share the services of one VetSuccess on Campus counselor, who will be available five days a week to answer veterans’ questions on topics ranging from educational and medical benefits to employment, housing and even burial services.

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Mott Community College to offer new certificate in health information technology

Posted: 8/5/2012 - 07:40 AM

Pointing to figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook indicating that employment for Health Information technology professionals is expected to increase 21% by 2020 - faster than the average for all occupations - Mott Community College is offering a new post-degree program designed to advance the skills of information technology professionals and ...
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Washtenaw Community College Radiography instructor and students assisted researchers in the documentation of mummified remains in Peru.

Posted: 8/2/2012 - 03:56 PM

Washtenaw Community College Radiography instructor and several students went searching for mummies in Peru in May and June. They were there to assist researchers in the documentation of mummified remains from the Chiribaya...
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St. Clair County Community College’s Karl Tomion named the 2012 Outstanding Alumnus Award by the Michigan Community College Association.

Posted: 7/30/2012 - 09:30 AM

The award is presented to a Michigan community college alumnus based on achievement in his or her professional career, service to humanity, honors received and a strong commitment to the purpose and philosophy of the community college mission. Tomion was presented with the award Friday at the 2012 MCCA Summer Conference in Traverse City. 

 
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Muskegon Community College signs Michigan New Jobs Training Program agreement with the automotive supplier ADAC.

Posted: 7/22/2012 - 08:32 AM

The Michigan New Jobs Training Program agreement with ADAC will allow Muskegon Community College to provide training in statistics, process control, safety in handling materials, basic paint chemistry, advanced equipment maintenance and basic robotic programming.

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Washtenaw Community College student filmmakers received Emmys for their work at the 34th Michigan Emmy Award in June.

Intensive program at Wayne County Community College District trains workers for information technology jobs.

Posted: 7/22/2012 - 08:11 AM

The 18-week boot camp was sponsored by WCCCD and India-based IT consultancy InfoSys. The program was supported by Quicken Loans, GalaxE and Compuware.

www.detroitnews.com/article/20120721/BIZ/207210325/Intensive-program-trains-workers-info-tech-jobs


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Instructor at Northwestern Michigan College is appointed to the Michigan Board of Nursing by Governor Rick Snyder.

Posted: 7/16/2012 - 08:36 PM

Mary VanderKolk, Health Occupations Instructor at Northwestern Michigan College, has been appointed to the Michigan Board of Nursing by Governor Rick Snyder. The 23-member board oversees the licensure requirements and standards for nurses in Michigan and serve four-year terms.


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Jackson Community College plans to open its new North Campus this Fall.

STEM Week at Jackson Community College offers kids real-life lessons in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Muskegon Community College partnered with Grand Valley Community College to facilitate the "reverse transfer" of credits.

Posted: 7/10/2012 - 12:34 PM

The agreement between Muskegon Community College (MCC) and Grand Valley Community College (GVSU) allows students with at least 30 MCC credits to reverse transfer up to 32 GVSU credits.  The goal of the agreement is to help students accumulate postsecondary credits to attain Associate Degrees. 

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High school students participate in a program called the Macomb County Community College Summer Career Academy.

Posted: 7/10/2012 - 12:28 PM

The program is a hands-on, week-long intensive study designed to give high school students a taste of some of the area’s most in-demand careers. 

www.dailytribune.com/article/20120708/NEWS03/120709579/mcc-academy-exposes-teens-to-careers-

 

 


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