News briefs: 4/4/2016

Statue in front of the Student CenterRelay for Life fundraiser: A bake sale benefiting the American Cancer Society will take place on the first floor of the Student Center, Thursday, April 14th, from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Stop by the bake sale to support Team Wolfpack and to learn about the Relay for Life event.  You may also join the team – with no commitment to donate – and help raise money towards the cause on campus connect.


Earth Day: To celebrate Earth Day this year, various organizations will be on-hand to talk about sustainability and caring for the earth on Thursday, April 7 from 10:00am to 2:00pm on the first floor in the Student Center. Stop by for information about a diverse array of solutions to today’s environmental challenges. A live raptor presentation will take place from noon to 1:00pm inside the Student Center on the first floor. Also, volunteers are needed for the event, and those interested can sign up on campus connect.


Greenfield Village/Henry Ford Museum Trip: Tickets for a trip to Greenfield Village and the Henry Ford museum on April 29 are available at the Cashier’s Office on the 2nd floor of the Student Center. The $15 includes admission to both Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum, college-van transportation and lunch at Mongolian BBQ.


Spring Swing Cafe: On Tuesday, April 26, WCC hosts its annual Spring Swing Cafe in the Towsley Auditorium. This evening of dance and music includes WCC Combo performances at 6 p.m., and dance performances from WCC, Dance4Unity, and community performers at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.


Seeking inspiring students:  Have you been inspired by what you see a fellow student do, or what you hear them speak about? This is your opportunity to submit the name and email of a fellow WCC student who inspires you. The Washtenaw Voice is reaching out in search of those who inspire their peers so they can be given the spotlight they deserve. Please include a short note about what makes them stand out to you, how you know each other, and the aforementioned contact information in an email to


Mackinac Island Day Trip: On Friday, May 27, Student Activities hosts a day trip to Mackinac Island from 6:30 a.m.-1 a.m. The $50 ticket includes motor-coach transportation, ferry pass to/from the Island and a $20 lunch voucher to Mama Mia’s Pizzeria in Mackinaw City.  Tickets are on sale at the Cashier’s Office, 2nd floor of the Student Center Building.


Entrepreneurship workshop: On Tuesday, April 5, from 9:30am to 11:00am, the entrepreneurship center hosts the workshop, “Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media.” This workshop will cover how to have a greater understanding of marketing basics, what a campaign is, and tips for how to get messages opened and read, shared and socially visible. The Entrepreneurship Center is located in the Plant Operations building, room 120.


Security Note: On March 24, a student was sitting at a table in the student center with others, while in possession of her phone. 15-20 minutes after she left, she realized that her phone was missing and could not be located. The phone is described as a silver iPhone 6.



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