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WCC Timeline: 1975

Dr. Gunder A Myran

Dr. Gunder A. Myran

Children's Theatre

Children's Theatre

Construction of SC Building

Construction of SC Buidling


Children's Theatre debuts at WCC. Drama students perform original plays by drama instructor, Dr. William Devereaux, first at the college and then at local elementary schools. In the early 1980s, WCC's theatre program expanded to include copyrighted plays that were all performed on campus. The first generation of theatre at WCC ended in 1990 upon Dr. Devereaux's retirement.

May 1975

WCC Alumni Association is established.

June 1975

WCC's eastern regional (extension) center opens in Ypsilanti. It is the first of 4 regional centers to open.

July 1975

Dr. Gunder A. Myran becomes the second president of Washtenaw Community College.

September 1975

WCC begins offering non-credit courses. That first fall semester 500 students enroll.

December 1975

WCC's first "study-abroad" program to Mexico is offered to students and staff. Conducted by a foreign languages faculty member, the program has been offered for over 20 years.

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