NEW MYWWCC

Your MyWWCC has a new look and new features rolling out October 25th! The MYWWCC student portal application offers quick access to important information and other resources you will need as a student at Walla Walla Community College.

WWCC Foundation

Scholarship Application Now Open!

Application deadline February 6th, 2020

¡Solicitud de beca ya abierta!

Fecha límite de solicitud 6 de febrero de 2020

Follow the Water

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.

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Under the Hood

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.

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Opportunity Behind Bars

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.

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WWCC’s Global Reach

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.’”

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Getting Down to Business

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.

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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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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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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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