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New Programs Fall 2014

September 9 - Career Exploration Day

September 13 - Making Comics with the Pros

September 13 - Hispanic Heritage Festival

September 23 - Film Screening with Curtis Chin

September 23 - College Night at the Western Campus

September 25 - All About the Arts - The American Songbook

September 26 - Community Concert

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

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

Allied Health Middle College

Detroit Allied Health Middle College Partnership

The Detroit Allied Health Middle College High School (DAHMCHS) partnership is collaboration between WCCCD, Detroit Public Schools and the Detroit Medical Center.  The Middle College High School serves urban high 9th and 10th grade students. The instructional program is rigorous, relevant and focuses simultaneously on the core academics and the health sciences.  The DAHMCHS is designed to improve student achievement and increase access to health careers, at no cost to the student. The middle college course of study allows successful students to graduate with a high school diploma, and a certificate or associate degree and training in a marketable health occupation.  Ultimately, students would be prepared to meet ever-increasing opportunities in the health care field.

The project settings include Detroit area high schools, WCCCD campuses and hospital settings. Students receive support through a teacher lead advisory system called “focus groups” during which discussions are held with students regarding current events, personal issues, school issues and study skills.  Project Guidance Counselors interact daily with middle college students and provide a range of guidance services.  They help students to overcome problems that impede learning and assist them in making educational and career decisions.  A Medical Center Internship Coordinator plans and arranges for job shadowing, practicums and internships in hospital settings.        

Student Outcomes:

Students are provided personalized instruction, support services, enrichment and summer learning opportunities that will allow them to:

  • Earn a High School Diploma and Associate Degree simultaneously
  • Earn a Certificate of Completion in Pharmacy Technology, Phlebotomy, and Dental Lab Tech
  • Be eligible for admission to a Program of Focus (i.e. Nursing, Surgical Technology, Dental Hygiene)
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