MI-LSAMP Partner Institution


Washtenaw Community College has grown into one of the nation’s premier community colleges with an annual enrollment of more than 18,000 students in credit classes each year, and thousands more in Economic and College Development classes. Our diverse student body includes more than 1,000 students from 100+ foreign countries. 

Washtenaw Community College’s MI-LSAMP programs include:

Pre-First Year Programs

NxtGEN STEM Scholars 
MI-LSAMP’s flagship program for all MI-LSAMP participants; a virtual summer experience based on the best research on student retention practices 

Research Programs

Community College Research Fellowship Program/Undergraduate Research Project  
Faculty-mentored research projects with four-year partners”


Kim Hurns
Dean, WCC Business and Computer Technologies

Susan Dentel
Washtenaw Community College
Faculty, Life Sciences/Biology

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– Alvin Toffler, Author & Thought Leader

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