News Briefs: 09/08/2015

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Student Activities will be providing a trip to Toledo Zoo that will be taking place on Friday, Sept. 18. Tickets are $8 and include college-van transportation and admission. Tickets are on sale at the Cashier’s Office, 2nd floor of the Student Center Building.



On Sept. 23, Washtenaw Community College will hold its annual Diversity Day. Hosted by the Office of Student Activities, the event will take place on the first floor of the Student Center from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. The event will celebrate the many ways the college embraces diversity. Representatives from student clubs and WCC departments will be in attendance to offer information about the resources offered by the college.



Looking to get more involved at Washtenaw Community College? WCC will be hosting its annual Welcome Day in the college’s Community Park on Sept. 15. The event offers opportunities for students to get to know WCC clubs and departments – as well as collect freebies and food from local businesses. The event will take place in the park from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.



The Ann Arbor branch of the American Association of University Women will be holding its 63rd Annual Used Book Sale at Washtenaw Community College this September. The AAUW is a national organization that lobbies and advocates for education and equity. Through the AAUW’s efforts with the book sale, they raise thousands of dollars for scholarships for women.

“It’s a labor of love for us; it’s a unifying factor for the whole group,” said Pam Ehrhart, the co-chair of the 63rd annual used book sale.

All of the books up for sale are donated by the community and collected by the Ann Arbor branch of the AAUW. The book sale will be held in the Morris Lawrence building from Sept. 11-13. On Friday the sale opens up at 8 a.m. for dealers only with an admission fee, then at 10 a.m. opens to the public until 8 p.m. that evening. The sale continues Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and on Sunday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information about the sale or the AAUW, visit their website.



Washtenaw Community College will be hosting a Free College Day event on Sept. 26 that is in need of volunteers. Volunteers will be needed from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for the duration of the event, as well as for a critical training day Sept. 25 from 5:30-7 p.m. Volunteers will be offered dinner at the training, lunch at the event and a WCC polo shirt for their services. Those interested can apply on Student Activities’ Campus Connect.


Women’s Volleyball Tryouts: Tuesday, September 8 and Thursday, September 10 from 9:00-11:00 p.m. at One-on-One Athletic Club.


Hockey Tryouts: Wednesday, September 9 from 10-11:30 p.m., Monday, September 14, from 7:30-8:45, and Wednesday, September 16 from 10-11:30 p.m. at Arctic Coliseum in Chelsea.

If you plan to attend any of these tryouts, please keep this in mind:  Student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 and be enrolled in three credits. Please bring your WCC ID with you to tryouts.



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