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WWCC Names New Vice President of Administrative Services

Patrick Sisneros will become Vice President of Administrative Services for Walla Walla Community College, effective Jan. 16. 2024. Sisneros joins WWCC after serving as the Chief Operating Officer at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon, where he was responsible for leading, planning and coordinating the college’s critical business operations. He is also recognized for […]

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Overcome Self-Doubt: Pursue College with Confidence

It’s not unusual for people considering college to have lots of questions about their ability to succeed. I have experienced that firsthand in my own family and throughout my 43-year higher education career. Wade Smith, WWSD Superintendent, described the situation well in a recent commentary, noting that local high school graduation rates are higher than average […]

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WWCC and Partners Aid High School to College Transition

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. […]

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‘Destination Bachelor’s Degree’ Gives High School Students Keys to Earning Their Degree

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 […]

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WWCC outreach director shares 10 college tips

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 […]

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Students and Community Connect at Thursday’s WARRIOR EXPO

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. […]

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Bellingham Technical College and Walla Walla Community College Receive Federal Grant

BTC and WWCC receive federal grant to strengthen student access and success in high-demand workforce programs.

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Walla Walla Community College Begins Fall Quarter, Welcomes Largest Fall Quarter Group since 2019

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 […]

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WWCC helps high school juniors and seniors get a Running Start with college

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 […]

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Walla Walla Community College names Dante Leon Vice President of Instruction

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 […]

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