Growing Higher Education

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.

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Try-A-Trade @ WWCC

You are invited to “Try-A-Trade” Wednesday afternoon, September 13th. WWCC instructors will be hosting 20 minute sessions to provide you with an opportunity to learn more about their degree programs.

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Fall Quest Social

The Quest Social is your chance to meet and greet other Quest members, enjoy refreshments, hear the quarterly instructors introduce themselves and their classes, and register for the classes of your choice. The social is free to members and first time guests.

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Car Whisperers

When you first meet Oscar Morales, even though English is his native tongue, he immediately begins speaking the language he loves best, saying things like “Japanese Arista right hand drive SC300 2JZDTE” and “R35 GRTR.” It’s the secret language of cars.

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40 Under 40 Tastemaker

Last summer, the college’s enology and viticulture program hired Joel Perez as its new Director of Viticulture. This month he was named one of Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 Tastemakers for 2017, an annual award recognizing the most influential members of the wine industry’s next generation.

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Celebración, Celebrating Success

At Walla Walla Community College’s 1st Annual Celebración de Graduación a small group of Latino and Latina students met to celebrate their upcoming graduation. It was a warm June evening in Washington Park and dinner, dancing, and inspirational speeches were on the program. Brightly colored serapes covered the tables, banners were strung between trees, and spirits were high.

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Return to the River Salmon Festival

The 9th Annual Return to the River Salmon Festival is coming up!
On May 20th, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) and the Water & Environmental Center (WEC) at Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) will be hosting this community event, celebrating the return of salmon to the Walla Walla River Basin.

Embrace Leadership Conference

Walla Walla Community College is proud to announce the inaugural Embrace Leadership Conference. This one day event has been planned and organized by WWCC students, with guidance from WWCC staff.

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Register for Try-A-Trade @ WWCC

Try-A-Trade @ WWCC is scheduled on Sunday afternoon, April 30th, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Try-A-Trade provides visitors, including English language learners, an opportunity to explore Walla Walla Community College.

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Join TRiO!

AA degree seeking students!  You CAN receive support to in your quest for a bachelor’s degree.  Join the WWCC TRiO program!  Stop by the TRiO office to see if you qualify or visit the TRiO website.

NWAC Champions!

Walla Walla knocked down big shots when they counted and played lockdown defense down the stretch to secure a 93-75 win, its first NWAC championship since 1979, on Sunday, March 19.

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College Rodeo

The 35th Annual WWCC College Rodeo Ride Against Child Abuse is March 10th, 11th, & 12th at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds Indoor Arena.

Global Entrepreneurship Week

Did you know that…

Over 60% of high school students indicate an interest in becoming an entrepreneur, yet less than 15% believe that they will be able to start their own business?

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A POETRY AND DANCE PROJECT

Walla Walla Community College’s Arts and Sciences will present “A POETRY AND DANCE PROJECT” on October 8th at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Auditorium on the WWCC campus.

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Walla Walla Community College Finalizes Selection of President

At a special meeting held June 8, the Walla Walla Community College Board of Trustees formalized its selection of Dr. Derek Brandes as the college’s next president with an annual salary of $190,000 and a July 1, 2016 start date. Dr. Brandes was chosen through an extensive search process from an initial pool of 40 candidates.

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WWCC Theater Arts presents “HONK!”

WWCC Theater Arts presents “HONK!”, the musical, based on the story of the Ugly Duckling. It is witty and hilarious, but also deeply moving!! It will be performed at the China Pavilion May 26,27,28, June 2,3,4 at 7:00 p.m and Sunday, May 29th at 2:00 p.m. WWCC students are free. $8.00 Adults $6.00 Seniors/Children Tickets…

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Has Your Work Ever Been Published?

If not, the WWCC Business Club will give you the opportunity to make that dream a reality. We invite you to participate in this year’s literary journal, a publication that displays the talents of our campus community.

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Microsoft Office 365

Walla Walla Community College Information Technology Services is providing Microsoft® Office 365 to students at no extra cost. Each subscription has 5 free installs of Office 365.

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Presidential Search

The Walla Walla Community College Board of Trustees invites nominations and applications from individuals who will provide exceptional and distinguished leadership.

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PAPER TIGERS

Walla Walla Community College is hosting a screening of Paper Tigers, a film that captures the pain, danger, beauty and hopes of struggling teens—and the teachers armed with new science and fresh approaches that are changing lives for the better.

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The Nerd

Now an aspiring young architect in Terre Haute, Indiana, Willum Cubbert has often told his friends about…

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Real Hope Act – WASFA Application Available

The Washington Application for State Financial Aid, or the WASFA, is now available for undocumented students to apply for State Need Grant funds. The application can be accessed on ReadySetGrad.org/WASFA, and students should submit it as soon as possible. Undocumented students are now eligible to receive State Need Grant funds because of the Real Hope…

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