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Beginning August 6 - Art in the Courtyard

August 28 and 30 - Back to School Rally

Beginning September 9 - LRC Workshops

September 13 - Mindfulness 101 and 102

September 11 - CIS Programs Information

September 19 - Diversity & Inclusion: Documentary Film Viewing

September 21 - Public Safety Open House

September 28 - Johnny Cash Tribute

October 10 - Diversity & Inclusion: Documentary Film Viewing Ted Scott Campus

October 11 - Breast Cancer Awareness

October 12 - Native American Festival

October 17 - Self-Defense for Seniors

October 17 - Diversity & Inclusion: Documentary Film Viewing Downriver Campus

October 26 - 9th Annual Halloween Family Fun Day

November 9 - Performers Expo Call for Artists

November 9 - Performers Expo Showcase

December 7 - Sounds of the Season

Fall 2019 Academic Schedule

Summer 2019 CE Schedule

Summer 2019 Kids Program

Wayne County Community College District offers former students debt relief

WCCCD Study Abroad Fall 2019

Student Assistance Program

Join MConnect (U of M Transfer Program)

EMU Beat Transfer Program

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

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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