WCC partners with automotive industry to prepare students for EV and mobility jobs of today and tomorrow
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Washtenaw Community College (WCC) will attend the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week, highlighting its programs to prepare the EV and mobility workforce of today and tomorrow.
With its all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E and demonstrations of Umlaut automotive cybersecurity workbenches identical to those used in industry, WCC will showcase its integrated approach and cutting-edge technology used to prepare students for careers in the rapidly changing automotive industry.
A leader among its peers in training students for mobility jobs of the future, WCC will be the only community college at the Detroit Auto Show's AutoMobili-D days on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 14-15. Automotive industry companies are invited to WCC's booth on the main floor of the Huntington Place in downtown Detroit to visit with automotive and cybersecurity faculty.
The college, located about 30 miles from Detroit, partners closely with business and industry to understand workforce needs and develop programs to educate and train the mobility talent pipeline.
At any given time the college enrolls 1,000 students in more than 60 automotive and cybersecurity technology career pathways and courses for skill-building and job training.
Highlights of WCC's efforts in the transportation and mobility landscape in recent years include:
Washtenaw Community College (WCC), Ann Arbor, Mich., educates students through a wide range of associate and certificate programs in areas such as health care, business, STEM and advanced transportation and mobility. WCC offers accelerated and online programs and was ranked the number one community college in Michigan, according to schools.com. WCC is committed to student success, with nearly 70% of students intending to transfer to complete a bachelor degree. The college also works through community, business and union partnerships to develop highly specialized training programs to meet the region's workforce talent needs.
For more information about Washtenaw Community College, visit www.wccnet.edu.
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