Workers in Transition
Career changers now half of WCC
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."