April 2020
Wharton County Junior College e-Newsletter
BEST COMMUNITY COLLEGES
WCJC makes list of Top 50 colleges
WCJC has been ranked as one of the Best Community Colleges in 2020 by College Consensus, a college ratings website that utilizes publisher rankings and student reviews.

NISOD 
Instructors honored for excellence
WCJC instructors were recently recognized for their high standards by the National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD).

MEALS ON WHEELS
Homebound seniors receive meals

The WCJC Senior Citizens Program is continuing to assist the area's seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic by delivering meals through the Meals on Wheels initiative. One hot meal and a supply of frozen meals are being delivered once a week to seniors in Wharton, El Campo and the Columbus area. Activity packets are also provided to help give seniors something fun to do while staying at home as part of social distancing mandates. Program Director Kimberly Willis said more than 165 seniors in Wharton and Colorado counties are receiving the weekly meals.
INSTRUCTION MOVES ONLINE
In light of COVID-19, WCJC has resumed operations with all courses offered online. Campuses are closed to all visitors and students without appointment. Registration for the May Mini-Term is open now through May 15.
STUDENTS HELP WITH SCREENINGS
Students enrolled in WCJC's EMS program recently assisted with a COVID-19 screening at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds. They assisted Fort Bend County EMS and the Fort Bend County Health and Human Services.
ANXIETY MANAGEMENT
Counselors offer virtual sessions
This month WCJC counselors offered Anxiety Management sessions to address fears and worries employees and students are experiencing from COVID-19.

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE
Drama students win festival awards
WCJC Drama Department students recently walked away with a host of awards for outstanding performances at an annual community college play festival.