Adult Transitions program begins at the college. Along with support services and counseling, the program offers
skill-building classes to prepare students to take the GED exam. By fall 2001, Adult Transitions will be the largest
GED preparation program in Washtenaw County.
After more than 30 years of representation by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal
Employees (AFSCME), the Office Professional/Technical staff opt for new union representation with the
Michigan Education Association (MEA).
WCC is one of only four Michigan community colleges identified by the publishers of The Hispanic Outlook
as a college that offers solid opportunities to Hispanic students.
Two brothers, adopted as infants to separate families are reunited in a WCC Nursing Assistant course. Their
story is picked up by the national media and the brothers are interviewed on The Today Show, Inside Edition,
and featured in People Magazine, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and Community College Times.
Board of Trustees approves the renaming of the proposed Technology Education Building as the Gunder A. Myran Building.
Touch-tone registration becomes available at WCC. Students registering for classes may do so using a touch-tone
telephone seven days a week.
Dr. Larry L. Whitworth becomes the third president of Washtenaw Community College.
Club Sports program is established at WCC. Students may choose from soccer, golf, volleyball, baseball, softball,
cross-country, basketball, and hockey.
WCC's Career Focus, a new magazine targeting career-minded adult learners is published.
Washtenaw County voters approve WCC millage renewal.
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