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WCC Timeline: 1996

January 1996

WCC's first Internet course, Automotive Technology (ASV 110) is debuts. Anyone with access to the Internet may enroll in this two-credit class, designed to teach students about the systems in their cars and how an automobile functions.

April 1996

Job Skills Academy opens at WCC. Part of a proposed county-wide effort and partnership, the Job Skills Academy is one of the multiple sites within the county where individuals looking to learn or enhance their skills can go to enroll for classes or training.

September 1996

Business Education Building opens

September 1996

Executive teams from community colleges throughout Michigan attend a leadership and informational conference at WCC entitled, "Leading the Virtual Community College." Conference goals include educating leaders on the array of informational, Internet, and multimedia technologies that are available to meet the educational and workforce training needs of students, employers, and community groups.

October 1996

WCC dedicates the EMU (Eastern Michigan University)/WCC Transfer Center bringing forth improved and expanded transfer agreements, two-plus-two programming, joint faculty forums, and more.

November 1996

Washtenaw County voters approve college's millage request.

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