Walla Walla Community College, College Place Public Schools, Walla Walla Public Schools and Elevate (an education-focused program powered by United Way of the Blue Mountains) have been selected as one of 25 regional partnerships to join Limitless, a Postsecondary Enrollment Learning Network managed by Education First with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. […]
Local high school students will have a unique opportunity this Wednesday, Nov. 8, to explore paths to a bachelor’s degree at Walla Walla Community College. At the Destination Bachelor’s Degree event, they’ll learn about WWCC’s transfer and bachelor’s degree options and hear from some of the Northwest’s best colleges. WWCC staff and faculty will introduce […]
Choosing to go to college can be daunting, but I’ve seen thousands of students realize their dreams. As Outreach Director for Walla Walla Community College, I encounter students of all ages and experience levels and am honored to help them get to where they want to be. The following tips are based on the questions […]
Walla Walla Community College’s WARRIOR EXPO celebrates the start of the academic year by connecting students with campus groups and organizations and student-friendly local businesses. Join fellow Warriors on Thursday, October 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the main building D on campus. Get involved and discover different student groups, clubs and organizations. […]
BTC and WWCC receive federal grant to strengthen student access and success in high-demand workforce programs.
Walla Walla Community College celebrates the beginning of Fall Quarter today, welcoming a robust mix of new and returning students with an estimated first-day headcount up 12% over last year. “The largest group of students in years is coming to WWCC this fall. We are ready to welcome them and to provide the personalized support […]
In 2016 the Washington Roundtable, a group composed of major employers in our state, set an important goal: 70% of Washington students would achieve a post-secondary degree or credential by age 26. The number wasn’t arbitrary. It was based on data showing that at least 70% of the jobs in our state will be filled […]
Following a nationwide search, Walla Walla Community College has selected Dante Leon to become Vice President of Instruction. Mr. Leon brings 20 years of experience as a college administrator and significant experience developing and implementing new certificate, associate and bachelor degree programs. He joins WWCC after serving seven years as the Associate Vice President for […]
Walla Walla Community College plans to expand its welding technology program during the next year thanks to a grant of almost $25,000 from the American Welding Society Foundation. The program will grow from 18 to 42 students, according to a college news release. The class will have access to a state-of-the-art welding facility and new equipment purchased […]
As president of Walla Walla Community College, I look forward each spring to congratulating our graduates on a job well done.