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February 20&23 - Application and Resume Preparation Workshop

February 21 - Global Conversation: Jerry Norcia

February 22 - Language Institute: Chinese Culture

February 25 - The Magical World of Reading

February - Learning Resource Center Workshops

February - Hear and Now Concerts Dates

February - Be Informed Free Workshops at Downtown Campus

Media Collective Art Gallery at Downriver Campus

The Detroit Wall Art Gallery at Northwest Campus

The Human Figure Art Gallery at Western Campus

Lady Sings the Blues Art Gallery at Downriver Campus

March - Learning Resource Center Workshops

March 4 - Performers Expo

March 4 - Performers Expo Showcase

March 18 - 15th Annual Passport to Africa

March 30 - All about the Arts: The Motor City Boogie Woogie Kid

April - Learning Resource Center Workshops

April 8 - The Wonder Bread Years

WCCCD To Participate In National Credentialing Program For Retail Workers

WCCCD Pays Tribute to Detroit Boxing Legends

Iconic 90's Sitcom A Different World Brings National College Tour to WCCCD

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

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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