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WCC Timeline: 1995

Culinary Arts students show off their Christmas ornaments

April 1995

The Alliance for Minority Scholars, a joint program between WCC and the University of Michigan, with the goal of helping minority students attain their educational goals is formed.

Spring 1995

WCC acquires the last parcel of land from the original Franzblau property. Located west of campus, this parcel is approximately 80% wetlands and will remain in its natural state.

May 1995

WCC and Eastern Michigan University sign a formal agreement to smooth students' transitions from programs at both institutions.

June 1995

WCC's welding department assists in the building of the University of Michgan's solar car, "Solar Vision" which wins blue ribbons in races from Indiana to Colorado.

September 1995

WCC is chosen over two other local community colleges by Ford Motor Co./UAW as a partner in distance learning for students in the Ford/UAW Apprenticeship Training Program. Students from as far afield as Georgia, New Jersey, and Minnesota participate.

December 1995

WCC culinary arts students' ornaments of confectionary delights are on display at the White House in Washington, D.C. on four 40 foot Christmas trees inside the Grand Foyer.

December 1995

Phi Theta Kappa, national honor society charters the WCC Chapter. Students with a 3.5 GPA or better are eligible after completing 12 hours toward an associates degree.

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