Basketball players from as far back as the 1995-96 season will gather in the Dietrich Dome Saturday night for an event that Walla Walla Community College officials hope will evolve into an annual alumni weekend. Approximately 30 men and 40-plus women, all of whom played under Warriors coaches Jeff Reinland and Bobbi Hazeltine, are expected…
When Walla Walla Community College first opened its doors in 1967, nursing was one of its flagship programs. Marybelle Savage was one of the program’s first instructors. In 1945 she had graduated from Seattle College and gotten her first job teaching at St. Mary’s Hospital in Walla Walla.
At WWCC it’s the Arts and Sciences program that prepares students to transfer to a baccalaureate institution. About one third of the college’s students are enrolled in this program.
Walla Walla has many sources of pride, but this year our community college rises to the top of the list. September 19 is the 50th anniversary of the opening of the school that the Aspen Institute named one of the best community colleges in the nation.
It may seem like a long leap from solar panels and wind turbines to potato products and aluminum boats, but it’s all within the scope of the Energy Systems Technology program at Walla Walla Community College.