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Graduation Photo Days

February 21 - Language Institute Film Series: Bilal

February 25 - Language Institute: African American Culture

February 28 - 6th Annual African Explosion

February - LRC Workshops

February - Language Institute Workshops

February - Be Informed Free Workshops

Commencement Class Meeting Schedule

Special Recognition Award Application

Federal Work Study Orientation Schedule

WCCCD Study Abroad Fall 2019

Student Assistance Program

Join MConnect (U of M Transfer Program)

EMU Beat Transfer Program

MITech STEM Internship

March - LRC Workshops

March 2 - Performers Expo 2019 Showcase

March 9 - One Night in Memphis

March 14 - Diversity & Inclusion: Viva La Causa

March 19 & April 16, 2019 - All about the Arts: Broadway

March 21 & April 4 - Diversity & Inclusion: Viva La Causa

March 22 - US Air Force Starlifter Concert

March 23 - Diversity & Inclusion: Celebrating Womens History Month

April - LRC Workshops

April 10 - All About the Arts: Wellness Connection

April 14 - The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told

Thru April 18 - Java Basics for Big Data

June 8 - 2019 Commencement Ceremony

Thru May 2019 Wildcats Golf Team Schedule

Join a Student Organization

Join the American Chemical Society

Join Student Executive Council

Join Student Beta Beta Beta

American Chemical Society Membership Application

PHI THETA KAPPA Application

Apply for the National Biological Honor Society Membership

WCCCD and Taylor Library Literacy Partnership

MIPSE Featured Programs

Commercial Driver's License (CDL-A) Training

Detroit Opportunity Youth Collaborative Program

History

Wayne County Community College District has nearly 50 years of uninterrupted operation and development of comprehensive educational services. Both directly and indirectly, our students and the 2.3 million people living within the College's service district have enjoyed the benefits of constantly improved instructional programs and community services.

The story of Wayne County Community College District is one of continuing growth and innovation in providing educational training and leadership for the metropolitan region. The College was established in 1967 by the Legislature of the State of Michigan, and its initial seven-member Board of Trustees was elected the following year: The first operating budget was based on a $1,000,000 grant from the State of Michigan, as well as a $300,000 stipend from New Detroit, Inc., and anticipated student tuition payments at that time.

The new College had no buildings or facilities of its own, but with the cooperation of local school boards, classrooms were made available throughout the County of Wayne. In the summer of 1969, the Board of Trustees directed the staff to setup classes for the first fall semester. Instructors were hired, curricula were designed and the College opened its doors!

WCCCD's five campuses are located in industrial, rural and metropolitan areas where a major share of Michigan's technical and skilled occupations is located. Because of the diversity of its service areas, WCCCD places a strong emphasis on occupational and career programs, and traditional college and university transfer programs, including those within the liberal arts discipline.

 
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