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September 15 - Global Conversations: Alan Day Soulful Saxophone

Sept. 15 to 19 - Downriver Campus Welcome Week

Sept. 15 to 19 - Downtown Campus Welcome Week

Sept. 15 to 19 - Northwest Campus Welcome Week

Sept. 15 to 19 - Mary Ellen Stempfle University Center Welcome Week

Sept. 15 to 19 - Eastern Campus Welcome Week

Sept. 15 to 19 - Western Campus Welcome Week

September 16 - District Wide Book Clubs: Patricia Walker Chatman

Sept. 16&17 - Global Conversations: Traciana Graves

Sept. 16 to 18 - Fall 2014 Welcome Week Collegiate Fair

September 23 - Film Screening with Curtis Chin

September 23 - College Night at the Western Campus

September 24 - LRC Informational Sessions: Microsoft Word Basics @ Downtown Campus

September 25 - All About the Arts - The American Songbook

September 26 - Community Concert

September 26 - Global Conversations: Yxta Maya Murray

September 27 - Breast Cancer Awareness

September 27 - Family Safety Fair and Open House

September 27 - Live Burn Training

September 30 - 2014 Chancellor's Banquet with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

October 7 - Annual College Night

October 9 - All About the Arts - RJ Spangler's Kansas City Six

October 11 - Health and Wealth Expo

October 14 - LRC Informational Sessions: Microsoft Word Basics @ Eastern Campus

October 16 - All About the Arts - Downtown Detroit's Magnificent Movie Palaces

October 22 - LRC Informational Sessions: Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Oct/Nov - LRC Informational Sessions: Preparing and Writing an A+ Research Paper

October 24 - Global Conversations with Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

October 25 - 4th Annual Halloween Family Fun Day

October 30 - All About the Arts - Canvas Detroit

November 7 - Red Green Show

Nov 25 - Dec 7 - Fall Student Art Exhibits

UM-Flint WCCCD Campus Visits 2014

Accomplishments

MILESTONES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Wayne County Community College District is on an aggressive mission to better serve local communities and become the best community college in Michigan. The recent years have proven to be a time of significant achievement for the college District. The accomplishment of many milestones has been the result of exemplary vision, careful planning and flawless implementation. The dramatic transformation of WCCCD over the past decade is the result of several positive initiatives, for example new programs, significant improvements in student services, upgraded technology and student facilities improvements. The tremendous milestones and accomplishments include but are not limited to:

  • Proactive Student Services
    • 1.1 Streamlined Registration Process
    • 1.2 Online Student Services
    • 1.3 Financial Aid Process Transformation
    • 1.4 Academic Advising and Career Counseling Expansion
    • 1.5 Student Service Monitoring and Tracking

  • Expanding Programs and Courses Based on Market Needs and Student Demands
    • 2.1 Expanding Programs and Courses - Based on market need and student demand
    • 2.2 MCMEEP Program: American Studies Program
    • 2.3 Articulation Agreements and Transfer top Four-Year Universities
    • 2.4 Exemplary Career Programs and Fast-Track Courses
    • 2.5 Study Abroad Programs

  • Capital Improvement Program: Building for the Future
    • 3.1 Downriver Campus MIPSE
    • 3.2 Downriver Campus: Educational and Performing Arts Center
    • 3.3 Downtown Campus: Multi-purpose room, Science Labs, Subway etc
    • 3.4 Eastern Campus: Multi-purpose room, Bookstore, Science Labs, and Renovation
    • 3.5 Eastern Campus Entrepreneurial Institute and Resource Center
    • 3.6 New Northwest Campus
    • 3.7 Western Campus Educational and Multi-purpose Center
    • 3.8 University Center in Grosse Pointe

  • Technology Upgrades
    • 4.1 New Banner System
    • 4.2 Telecommunications

  • National Summits and Conferences
    • 5.1 An Educational Summit: Responding to the Crisis in Urban America
    • 5.2 An Educational Summit: Rebuilding Lives – Restoration, Reformation and Rehabilitation in the U.S. Criminal Justice System
    • 5.3 Homeland Security: Public Emergency Preparedness Symposium
    • 5.4 The Great Leadership Conference

  • Instructional Delivery: Making Education Accessible
    • 6.1 ITV Classrooms
    • 6.2 Distance Learning
    • 6.3 Telecourses

  • Special Initiatives
    • 7.1 Transparency and Accountability Initiatives
    • 7.2 Campus Decentralization and Organizational Restructuring
    • 7.3 Inventory Management and Control
    • 7.4 High School Relations Unit

  • Community Events and Programs: Lifelong Learning
    • 8.1 I Love My Baby Expo
    • 8.2 Prostate Cancer Awareness Workshop
    • 8.3 The Bookworm Club
    • 8.4 Career Crusade
    • 8.5 Your Child's Conference: Helping You Help Your Child
    • 8.6 United Against Hate: A Symposium on Tolerance and Equality
    • 8.7 Thanksgiving Luncheon
    • 8.8 Write for Success: College Tuition Essay Contest

  • Workforce Development Partnerships
    • 9.1 More than 25 Workforce Development Partnerships
    • 9.2 High-quality, custom designed training programs across a wide-range of industries
    • 9.3 Producing a more qualified, knowledgeable and trained workforce

  • Accreditation: Highest 10-year by the North Central Association
  • Professional Institutes and Services
    • 11.1 Professional and Staff Development Institute
    • 11.2 Entrepreneurial Institute and Resource Center
    • 11.3 Health Care Institute: Meeting demand for trained professionals in the Health Care Industry

  • WCCCD and Public School Partnerships: Seamless Transition from High School to College
    • 12.1 Virtual Middle College
    • 12.2 Allied Health Middle College Program
    • 12.3 Early Middle College Program
    • 12.4 Jumpstart Program
    • 12.5 Skillman Middle College

  • Soaring Student Enrollment
    • 13.1 Total student enrollment, credit and non-credit jumps by nearly 900 percent from 1996-2007
    • 13.2 Western Campus: Fastest growing campus

  • Award Winning Marketing Programs
    • 14.1 Empowering the Community Video
    • 14.2 Successful Student Registration Television and Radio Campaigns including ground breaking commercials in Spanish and Arabic.
    • 14.3 Printed Communication Materials: Flavors, Dimensions, Community Reports, Pathways to the Future community report, etc
    • 14.4 Media Luncheons
    • 14.5 Public Information Campaign for Special Programs and Events
    • 14.6 Legislative Updates

  • Community Leaders Participation and Guidance
    • 15.1 Blue Ribbon Committee Evaluations
    • 15.2 Campus Advisory Councils
    • 15.3 Legislative Luncheons and Meetings

  • Diversity and Multiculturalism
    • 16.1 Passport to Africa
    • 16.2 Hispanic Heritage Festival
    • 16.3 Islam in America

  • Training and Professional Development
    • 17.1 Internal Training
    • 17.2 Professional Seminars and Conferences
    • 17.3 Focus on personal intellectual and professional growth

  • Student Scholarship Fund: Education for Empowerment
  • Widely Recognized Academic and Non Academic Programs
    • 19.1 WCCCD's Dental Program: Program in the State with the most number of Offerings
    • 19.2 WCCCD's EMT, Firefighter Training and First Responder Programs: With State-of-the Art facilities

  • Significant Economic Impact
    • 20.1 Annually, employees and students of WCCCD contribute approximately $1.6 billion to the regional income (labor and non-labor)
    • 20.2 On average, for every full-time equivalent study completed at WCCCD, a student will earn additional $4,800 annually
    • 20.3 On average, for every full-time equivalent study completed at WCCCD, a student will reduce the social cost in correction and welfare by $480
    • 20.4 For every dollar a student invests in education, he/she will receive a cumulative of $6 in higher future earnings over their working career
    • 20.5 Every dollar of State or local tax money invested in the college returns $3.3

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