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WWCC’S WELDING TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM NEARLY DOUBLES IN SIZE AND TEACHES A NEW RANGE OF SKILLS

Thanks to two generous grants received last year, Walla Walla Community College’s Welding Technology program has expanded to enroll more students, simulate more real-world working conditions, and offer more flexibility for students to specialize their studies. WWCC was one of 19 recipients of the 2023 Welding Workforce Grant from the American Welding Society. The nearly […]

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RISING JUNIORS! GET A RUNNING START ON COLLEGE THIS SUMMER

If you’re a rising junior high school student, you may be able to start taking college-level courses at Walla Walla Community College this summer through Running Start. Getting a jump on college over the summer has advantages, but if you want to do it, it’s important to start the ball rolling before your high school […]

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JACOB CRENSHAW NAMED DIRECTOR OF CULINARY ARTS AT WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 Crenshaw, an Executive Chef, brings a wealth of experience from Walla Walla Valley restaurants  WALLA WALLA, WASH.  – Highly regarded local chef Jacob Crenshaw will become the new Director of Culinary Arts at Walla Walla Community College. Crenshaw joins WWCC after two years serving as Executive Chef at The Kitchen at Abeja Winery. His extensive […]

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KIDS COLLEGE IS BACK THIS SUMMER! EMPOWERING YOUNG MINDS, IGNITING FUTURES

After a five-year hiatus, Walla Walla Community College’s popular Kids College summer camp is coming back this June. “Kids College has been on pause since 2019, and we are so very thrilled to bring it back!” says WWCC Director of Continuing and Community Education Annaliese Baker. From June 24 to 28, children ages 9 to […]

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WWCC NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF ENOLOGY AND VITICULTURE PROGRAM

 Martin Fujishin brings years of experience as a winemaker, industry consultant and educator  WALLA WALLA, WASH. – Martin Fujishin will become Director of College Cellars and the Enology and Viticulture Program at Walla Walla Community College on June 3.  Fujishin brings extensive experience as a winemaker, winery founder, and college educator in Idaho. After spending […]

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HIGH SCHOOL PARTNERS GATHER TO LEARN HOW WWCC CAN PUT MORE STUDENTS ON THE PATH TO COLLEGE

A couple weeks ago, more than 40 high school counselors, educators and administrators from Washington and Oregon gathered at the Water & Environmental Center on our Walla Walla Campus for the annual High School Partners Conference. Attendees learned about Walla Walla Community College’s programs, degree options, support services, financial aid and much more while earning […]

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JADE SMITH TAKES REINS AS HEAD RODEO COACH AT WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Smith, a 2011 WWCC graduate, looks to grow program that’s been part of his life and family Jade Smith grew up around WWCC rodeo. Literally.  His late father, Dave Smith, attended WWCC and was a national college champion in tie-down roping. After his father died when Smith was just 9 months old, he was raised […]

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ALL WELCOME AT THE RETURN TO THE RIVER SALMON FESTIVAL ON MAY 18!

The entire community is invited to celebrate the return of salmon to the Walla Walla River Basin on Saturday, May 18 during the annual Return to the River Salmon Festival. The free community event will occur from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Walla Walla Community College campus near the WWCC ballfields on Tausick […]

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INMATES IN WASHINGTON BUILT STRUCTURES DESIGNED TO PROTECT FELLOW INMATES.

Source: Spokane Public Radio Last June, three Washington prison inmates took their own lives in less than a week. Two of the three jumped to their deaths. The state Department of Corrections wanted to make it harder for people to leap. The agency called on a welding instructor in Walla Walla and his students to make it […]

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ALONSO FAMILY VALUES: ‘IT’S AN HONOR’ MAKING STUDENTS’ EDUCATION DREAMS COME TRUE

Siblings Maria Alonso and Jacky Alonso-Barrientos have always placed a high value on education. Call it a family tradition. “It was very important for both of our parents,” Maria says. “With our dad, he was always all about education.” Jesus Alonso led by example. He earned his GED at Walla Walla Community College, as well […]

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