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.’”Details
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.Details
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…Details
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.Details
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.Details
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.Details
The NEA Foundation has announced that Susan Palmer, Professor of Sociology at Walla Walla Community College, is one of 38 public educators nationwide who will receive the prestigious California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence.Details
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.Details
WWCC Theatre Arts presents “Cinderella: Or How Pipsqueak the Mouse Became a Stallion” by Will Averill. The show will be presented at 7:00 p.m. in the WWCC China Pavilion on June 21st through June 24th. Tickets are sold at the door. $5.00 Adults and $3.00 children.Details
WWCC Theatre Arts presents a “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, a comedy by William Shakespeare. The performances will be held at the China Pavilion at WWCC at 7:00 p.m. on May 25,26,27, June 1,2,3 and 2:00 p.m. on May 28th.Details
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.
Kristi Wellington-Baker, Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives at Walla Walla Community College, has been awarded the prestigious Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence…Details
Bottling the end product is usually viewed by the consumer as just a mundane step between art and commerce. But, as Sabrina Lueck, enology instructor for College Cellars at Walla Walla Community College puts it, “Bottling is your last chance to screw things up.”Details
Walla Walla Community College launched its enology and viticulture program more than 15 years ago.Details
Featured speaker for the event is Dr. Stan Herring of the University of Washington, also Seattle Seahawks/Mariners team physician.Details
College Cellars in Walla Walla is turning heads with award-winning student-made wine and generating a new crop of tomorrow’s winemakers in the process
WWCC Children’s Theater presents “Law & Order: Nursery Rhyme Unit” in the China Pavilion June 22nd – June 25th. The cost is $5.00 for Adults, $3.00 for children. WWCC students are free! Curtain is at 7:00 p.m. each evening. Fun for the entire family!!
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.Details
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…Details
The AHE is hoping to initiate the conversation with several leading questions about the McCleary decision, and how that impacts the funding for the Community and Technical College system.Details
College Cellars moved to the head of the class at two international competitions last week, but then high marks are quite common for the winemaking program at Walla Walla Community College.Details
WWCC Theater Arts presents “Inherit the Wind” at the China Pavilion.
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The GEW Committee is made up of members from Whitman College, Walla Walla Community College, Walla Walla University…Details
Students at Walla Walla Community College can now earn a bachelor of applied science degree in information technology and administrative management (BAS-ITAM) from Central Washington University, thanks to a new partnership between the two institutions.Details
Come enjoy WWCC Vocal Ensemble’s performance of selected music from the play, Les Misérables.
A documentary about sexual assault on college campuses, following survivors as they pursue their education while fighting for justice.Details
Signifying a strong commitment to student success and completion, Walla Walla Community College…Details
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…Details