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Welding Instructor Josh Horner in beginning stages of new lab

MARIETTA, Ohio (August 28, 2014) – Dr. Bradley Ebersole, President of Washington State Community College (WSCC), welcomed area dignitaries to cut the ribbon on the new state-of-the-art welding lab at WSCC. The new state-of-the-art welding lab at WSCC compliments the new welding certificate program. Certification based on AWS- American Welding Society will be available to students as well. The new state-of-the-art lab and equipment makes the welding program at WSCC stand out from others in the area. Representative Thompson said after the ceremony, "I couldn't be happier for Washington State Community College, its faculty, and the many students who will benefit from this new welding program. I know it was many years in the making and I'm pleased that this goal has been accomplished."

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20140724ctr for student successMARIETTA, Ohio (July 22, 2014) – Jack Hershey, the new President and CEO of the Ohio Association of Community Colleges (OACC), recently visited Washington State Community College (WSCC) to learn more about how community colleges serve their communities. Mr. Hershey began his visit with an overview of WSCC's mission, vision, values, and strategic priorities. After an introduction of the staff at WSCC, Mr. Hershey introduced himself and gave his impressions of his new position and OACC. The morning meeting with staff included discussions about a completion plan, college credit, enrollment, and the capital bill. Dr. Ebersole, President of WSCC said after the meeting with the new OACC president, "It was a pleasure for the WSCC staff and board to meet Mr. Hershey to share with him our expectations for the OACC, and to hear his vision. He was the right candidate for the position, and I feel certain community colleges in the state will benefit from his leadership and advocacy."

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WSCC...your destination for affordable quality education!

MARIETTA, Ohio (July 17, 2014) – Washington State Community College (WSCC) is proud to announce the approval from the US Department of Education for one year certificate programs (Multi-Craft for Industry, Petroleum Industry, Welding, Pharmacy Technician, and Peace Officer Basic Academy) with financial aid.

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New State-of-the-Art Welding Lab

Classes Begin Fall Semester

20140603 welding2Your welding career...it starts right here at WSCC! "The demand for qualified welders is higher than ever, largely due to the shale industry moving into the area," Kent Hall, WSCC Professor, Industrial Technology said. Local industries like Pioneer Pipe, Hi-Vac (Alliance), Solvay, Therma-Fisher, and Skuttle Manufacturing to name a few, will be looking for those who are able to fill welding positions. Other local industries that supply equipment and services to oil companies are also looking for welders. In response to the industry's need, Washington State Community College (WSCC) has built a new state-of-the-art welding lab and developed a new welding program; the curriculum is based on the input of these companies. The one-year welding certificate includes stick (shielded metal arc welding), MIG (gas metal arc welding; metal, inert gas), TIG (gas tungsten arc welding; tungsten, inert gas), plate and pipe welding, as well as set-up techniques. Safety and hands-on experience are priorities throughout the new WSCC welding program.

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