Sometimes success just runs in the family. One such family gave us Ari Lopez, a WWCC graduate and largely unsung hero of the local culinary scene.
You can talk to almost any one of the 105 students in WWCC’s Alternative Education Program and hear a version of this story:
The history of the human race is writ in water. Where there is no water, we cannot thrive. Great civilizations spring up around water, others die out when their sources of water become unreliable.
There was a time, not so very long ago, when people could do a lot of the work on their own cars. Today, however, the average car is run by dozens of computers that control almost every function of our vehicles.
What makes Walla Walla Community College so special? We share many of our core values with our sister colleges and universities: integrity, excellence…
Hayden Hamilton is 26 years old. In recent years he has obtained his G.E.D., a two-year degree in Welding Technology from WWCC, and will graduate this year with a certificate in CNC, writing computer numeric code for machining metal parts.
From Mattawa to Maine, graduates of the Walla Walla Community College enology and viticulture program have been proving themselves to be golden.
To city dwellers, cowboys seem like an exotic, vanishing breed. And farriers? Try asking a few folks what farriers do, and you’ll be amazed at how many blank looks you get in return.
The first international students arrived at WWCC in 1978. In that year Charles Cottingham was the Director of Admissions and Registrar. As he remembers it, “Our college president, Pete Dietrich, wanted to increase diversity at the school, and told me ‘We need to recruit some international students to give our students, who are mostly Caucasian, an idea of another way of life.’”
There’s serious business and there’s monkey business. Sometimes the two overlap and intertwine. In 1978 Walla Walla Community College got serious about business, opening its Center for Management Development, then launching the Small Business Management Program in 1979.