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July 25 - Global Conversation: Understanding Immigration

July 26 - All About the Arts: Women of the Blues

July 27 - Cool Summer Film: Rogue One

July 29 - Etiquette Program for young ladies

Overcoming Odds! A 16-year-old girl diagnosed with rare form of brain cancer is among Wayne County Community College District’s Class of 2017

WCCCD Western Campus Named The Ted Scott Campus

August 1 - Young Men for Education Advocacy Group

August 2 - All About the Arts: Family Art Day

Commercial Driver's License (CDL-A) Training

Detroit Opportunity Youth Collaborative Program

August 3 - Cool Summer Film: That Touch of Mink

August 10 - UM Flint Open House

August 10 - Cool Summer Film: Beauty and the Beast

August 21 to 25 - Digital Media Film Production Boot Camp

WCCCD To Participate In National Credentialing Program For Retail Workers

University of Michigan, Henry Ford College and WCCCD team up for better teaching & learning in biomedical science

National Leadership Perspective Added to WCCCD Strategic Planning Initiatives with 50th Anniversary Blue Ribbon Leadership Task Force

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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