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Field to Plate: Walla Walla Community College’s Hands-On Approach

Originally published on Food Tank For more details, please visit the original article here on Food Tank’s website. Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) in Washington is offering a culinary-agriculture curriculum to help students to understand the values of farm-to-fork in a new way. The classes allow students to gain expertise and real-world experience in agriculture, […]

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WWCC BASKETBALL PLAYERS BRING HOME 8 NWAC AWARDS, INCLUDING DEFENSIVE AND FRESHMAN PLAYERS OF THE YEAR

The Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) recognized five student athletes on WWCC’s men’s and women’s basketball teams for their exceptional performance in the 2023–2024 season. Selections were voted on by college coaches from around the region. Among other awards, both teams brought home East Region Freshman of the Year honors—for Luke Holocek on the men’s side […]

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KYLE BAILEY NAMED COCA-COLA ACADEMIC TEAM SILVER SCHOLAR

Walla Walla Community College student Kyle Bailey has been named a 2024 Coca-Cola Academic Team Silver Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship. Bailey is an honors student studying Political Science at WWCC. He plans to transfer to Western Washington University in fall 2024 to finish his bachelor’s degree. While attending school, he works with […]

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WWCC launches Community Apiary (Beehive) Project

Walla Walla Community College is dedicating space on its Walla Walla campus to create a Community Apiary (Beehive) Project. The new project, launching this spring, will provide space and connection for local beekeepers as well as multiple opportunities for education about the role of pollinators in agriculture and horticulture, food production, and healthy ecosystems. “The […]

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Clarkston High students on fast track to nursing

Four on course to become CNAs by the time they graduate Four high school students will walk out of Clarkston High School as certified nursing assistants ready for the workforce. Seniors Kayla Frei, Madeline Stelloh, Drake Hayes and junior Ryann Combs are taking a certified nursing assistant class taught by Genevieve Bross, a nursing and […]

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WWCC REP ATTENDS RE3 WOMEN OF COLOR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Walla Walla Community College Director of Outreach Melissa Rodriguez recently received a full scholarship to attend the RE3 Women of Color Leadership Summit in San Diego. The event (held January 31 to February 2) was organized by EquityworksNW and attended by leaders in higher education, government and nonprofits from all over the United States. Rodriguez […]

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SAVE THE DATE! TRI-COLLEGE EVENT BRINGS STUDENTS TOGETHER FOR CONVERSATIONS ACROSS SOCIAL AND POLITICAL LINES

On Monday, February 26, students from Walla Walla Community College, Walla Walla University and Whitman College will come together on the Whitman campus for a unique event designed to promote conversations among students of different backgrounds, experiences and beliefs. Bridging the Gap, a project led by WWCC-to-Whitman transfer student Amy Heistuman, is designed to open […]

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A generous community changes lives for WWCC students

We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to this incredible community for giving more than $1.3 million to support hard-working Walla Walla Community College students in 2023. Your generosity made it possible for the WWCC Foundation to distribute $1.7 million last year for student scholarships and college programs – from nursing to engineering, auto […]

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PROFESSIONAL AGRICULTURAL STUDENTS EXCEL AT STATE CONFERENCE

In the early morning of January 26, eight WWCC agricultural students and four staff took off to Columbia Basin College to compete in the annual Professional Agricultural Students (PAS) State Conference to display their interview skills and breadth of agricultural knowledge. This event was attended by three colleges: Columbia Basin College, Spokane Community College and […]

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WWCC OFFERS LOCAL, COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS PERSONALIZED HELP WITH FINANCIAL AID APPLICATIONS

If you’ve been thinking about going to college to master a trade or earn your degree, there’s no better time than now. This December, the U.S. Department of Education released a new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2024–2025 school year. The new FAFSA expands eligibility for student aid—including Pell Grants, which […]

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