Workers in Transition
Career changers now half of WCC
From the January, 2011 issue
Jan Emmons was laid off in December of 2008. "I'd worked ten years as office assistant at a trucking company," remembers the fifty-something Emmons, "and gone through school part-time--first Washtenaw Community College, then Eastern Michigan University." But when she lost her job, she also lost her source of college funding: "My tuition reimbursement was discontinued."