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Washtenaw Community College invites area residents to virtually ‘attend’ Free College Week

April is Community College Month

Washtenaw Community College campus in Ann Arbor.
Washtenaw Community College campus in Ann Arbor. (Washtenaw Community College)

ANN ARBOR – Washtenaw Community College has expanded its annual Free College Day -- a full day of classes for members of the community of all ages -- to Free College Week.

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the school shifted its event online April 12-16.

Residents of Washtenaw County and beyond are welcome to “attend” the biannual event that shares student experiences with the broader community.

Designed for K-8 and high school students as well as adults and seniors, participants can elect to attend 82 different classes throughout the week.

Classes start at 9 a.m. and will extend in the evening.

Class categories include:

  • Automotive/Advanced Transportation
  • Broadcasting
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Careers
  • Computers and Technology
  • Cooking
  • Do-It-Yourself Crafts
  • Education and College Success
  • Financial Planning
  • Health, Safety and Wellness
  • Fine, Digital and Performing Arts
  • Senior Citizens
  • Sustainability

To register and to see a complete list of classes, click here.

WCC graduate and business reporter at the Detroit Free Press, Chanel Stitt, will deliver the event’s closing address at 4 p.m. on April 16.

For more information about Washtenaw Community College, visit www.wccnet.edu.


About the Author:

Meredith has worked for WDIV since August 2017 and was voted one of Washtenaw County's best journalists in 2019 by eCurrent's readers. She covers the community of Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree in International Broadcast Journalism from City University London, UK.