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Washtenaw Community College
Established 1965
Type community college
President Larry Whitworth
Location Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
Campus suburban, 285 acres
Mascot Warriors
Website http://www.wccnet.edu/
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Washtenaw Community College is a community college located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Founded in 1965[1], WCC welcomes more than 1,000 people from over 100 different countries for study each year and grants certificates and degrees to over 1,400 students annually. The college offers approximately 100 credit programs in business, health and public service, humanities and Social science, math and natural sciences, and technology. The campus is also home to the Washtenaw Technical Middle College, a charter high school providing students a chance at a vocational degree. The college has extension centers in Chelsea, Brighton, Hartland, and Ypsilanti.

The school has comprehensive training partnerships with local and national businesses and organizations, and has transfer agreements with the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, and UM–Dearborn.

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Programs

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) is known for student-built high end custom cars and is one of the only colleges/trade schools in the nation that teaches high end car customizing. The Custom Cars & Concepts Program (CCC) was founded in 2002 and has built many show cars, hot rods, race cars and customs for the big three for shows like SEMA and the Detroit Autorama.

Their NATEF certified Auto Body Repair Program (ABR) has successfully placed interns and graduates at General Motors, Ford Motor, and many local dealerships and independent collision centers. The NATEF certified Automotive Service Technology program has placed interns and graduates at leading local dealerships and auto repair facilities as well as Lotus Engineering and the Toyota Technical Center USA. The Automotive Services Technology program also enjoys a technical relationship with the world's largest car magazine, Car and Driver.

Additional Information

Orchard Radio broadcasts live on the web and is one of the first Internet-based radio formats produced by a college. The college's on-site child care center was established in 1966, the first year of college operations and long before on-site programs became popular with businesses. The college also claims ownership of the largest fossiliferous limestone rock (55 tons and roughly 400 million years old) ever unearthed in the region.

References

  1. ^ WCC Timeline: 1965
  2. ^ Facts and Figures

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