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Cheers to 60 Years!

January 14, 2021

Schoolcraft College 60 Years

We are celebrating 60 years in 2021, and to celebrate we are using a special logo throughout the year on our homepage,!

What’s known today as Schoolcraft College was founded on October 24, 1961, after residents of the Livonia, Plymouth-Canton, Garden City and Clarenceville school districts voted to establish a community college. (Northville Public Schools joined the district in 1963.)

The original name was Northwest Wayne Community College. The name was changed in February 1963 to Schoolcraft College in honor of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, a 19th century explorer and scholar who played a part in the early development of Michigan.