Tag Archives: Washtenaw Community College

Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Josh Chamberlain

Tonight’s interviewee is Josh Chamberlain. I first met Josh when he was about eleven years old. If I’m not mistaken, it was at his sister Amelia’s first birthday party, probably right around the time that the black and white photo of them to the right was taken. Josh turned out to be a pretty incredible […]

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A2Awesome awards its first $1,000 grant. Congratulations to Nathan Ayers!

As I mentioned a while back, I’m one of a group of people to who decided, not too long ago, to start a local chapter of Boston’s Awesome Foundation. Well, this morning, our group – christened A2Awesome – handed over its first $1,000 grant. The funds were given, in a brown paper bag, to Nathan […]

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My young friend Josh still believes in Obama, do you?

A young friend of mine named Josh Chamberlain, just had the opportunity to shake hands with Obama a few days ago, when the President was in Ann Arbor, speaking about college affordability, student debt, and the economy. Josh, who is presently finishing up high school at Washtenaw Community College, was there, covering the event for […]

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7-minute student documentary on the founding of Ypsilanti

The following video, which I just found out about through my friend Anjanette, was apparently created by a student team at Washtenaw Community College, for a documentary film class. It’s entitled, “The Naming of Ypsilanti.” I thought that you might find it of interest.

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Washtenaw Community College to bring local farmers and chefs together to explore opportunities for collaboration

I know very little about it outside of what’s in the email that I just received, but this sounds like such an interesting event, with so much potential, I felt compelled to pass it along. On Tuesday, February 22, Washtenaw Community College will be hosting an event intended to bring together local farmers and restauranteurs […]

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