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Detroit News Editorial: Close Michigan's Skills Gap With Proven Technique.

Posted: 10/13/2014 - 02:55 PM

Strong Detroit News Editorial for the Michigan New Jobs Training Program (Close Michigan’s Skills Gap With Proven Technique): “Unlike most federal job training programs, which the General Accounting Office says waste $16 billion a year, this state-run program could hardly be more efficient. Local businesses tell the community colleges t...
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Wayne County Community College District and Alpena Community College receive prestigious federal Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants.

Posted: 9/29/2014 - 10:49 AM

Wayne County Community College District was awarded $2,499,758 and Alpena Community College was awarded $2,500,000. The awards will be used to support community colleges in developing partnerships with employers to educate and train individuals for in-demand jobs. See more information on the 71 grantees nationally.


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Jackson College identified as an Achieving the Dream Leader College.

Posted: 9/29/2014 - 10:09 AM

Jackson College was named as one of 16 colleges nationally designated as a Leader College for Achieving the Dream.   


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Delta College receives $4 million for STEM education of middle- and high-school students.

Posted: 9/28/2014 - 07:47 PM

Delta College received $4 million from the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation to expand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education of middle- and high-school students in the Great Lakes Bay Region.


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Governor Snyder reverse transfers credits from the University of Michigan to earn associates degree from Kellogg Community College.

Posted: 9/23/2014 - 08:15 AM

Snyder accepted today an associate degree from Kellogg Community College, where he last took a class in 1976. Snyder earned 25 credits at KCC while still attending Lakeview High School as a dual enrollment student. Some 38 years later, the Governor filled ...
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JPMorgan Chase gives Macomb Community College $1 million grant to launch an Innovation Fund to help promising metro-area Detroit entrepreneurs and next-stage companies with high-growth potential.

Posted: 9/21/2014 - 09:42 PM

The grant is part of Chase's $100-million commitment to Detroit's economic recovery.  The grant will be matched by Macomb Community College, and the school has also set an additional fund-raising goal of $700,000, so that the total Innovation Fund will have $2.7 million to provide capital to entrepreneurs.

The money will go to fund entrepreneurs at a pivotal time in business development — the stage between getting cash from "family and friends" and the a...
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Michigan Community Colleges Convene in Lansing for 2014 Student Success Summit

Posted: 9/17/2014 - 09:33 AM

The 2014 Michigan Student Success Summit, taking place Thursday, September 18 and Friday, September 19 at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing.  Nearly 360 people are registered to attend the two-day Summit, hosted by the MCCA Michigan Center for Student Success. 

With roughly half the undergraduates in Michigan being served by community colleges, the goal of the Summit is to bring together community college practitioners, and other partners from K-12 and un...
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Community college and the four-year degree.

Posted: 9/15/2014 - 06:29 AM

Community College and the Four-Year Degree, highlights Northwestern Michigan College’s maritime program.

For more information on NMC's maritime program, please click here.


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Delta College hard at work in the Great Lakes Bay region.

Posted: 9/15/2014 - 05:56 AM

With Community College Week (September 13-21) spotlighting Michigan’s 28 public community colleges, Delta College President Jean Goodnow took the opportunity to remind residents of the Great Lakes Bay Region about their mission and the important work that they do.

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Monroe County Community College is seeking an additional tax levy for the first time in 34 years.

Posted: 9/5/2014 - 10:45 AM

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Lansing Community College: From gritty concrete college to garden hip spot.

Posted: 9/5/2014 - 10:42 AM

Article highlights Lansing Community College’s efforts to beautify the campus and create a more positive and engaging experience for students.   


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Mott Community College's FabLab creates a space to turn ideas into products and help entrepreneurs, small businesses and students commercialize products.

Posted: 9/1/2014 - 12:44 PM

New 3D printer at Mott Community College’s FabLab will turn more dreams into reality. The FabLab was created at Mott in 2011 to create a space to turn ideas into products and help entrepreneurs, small businesses and students commercialize a product. That means things like prototype automotive parts will go straight from the printer to a working engine...
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Jackson College and Northwestern Michigan College sent teams of students and faculty to Brazil this summer as part of the US-Brazil Connect Program.

Posted: 8/26/2014 - 08:15 AM

Jackson College (a founding member of US-Brazil Connect), Northwestern Michigan College and other community colleges across the country sent community college students to teach English in Brazil over the summer as part of US-Brazil Connect.

This year, 190 U.S. community colleges spent a month in Brazil working in 32 cities with about 2,000 Brazilian students.&nb...
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St. Clair County Community College supports Eissmann Automotive with expansion and new job creation.

Posted: 8/23/2014 - 09:37 PM

St. Clair County Community College signed a Michigan New Jobs Training Program agreement with Eissmann Automotive, which recently announced that they are investing $13.55 million in a new facility in Port Huron that is creating up to 230 new jobs.  See MNJTP for more information on this community college economic developme...
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Washtenaw Community College signed 15-year extension with the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Sprinkler Fitters, Welders and HVACR Technicians (UA) to host training program.

Posted: 8/14/2014 - 02:43 PM

Washtenaw Community College signed a 15-year extension with the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Sprinkler Fitters, Welders and HVACR Technicians (UA) to host training program. The training brings about $5 million to the Ann Arbor area each year, and an estimated 2,000 instructors, welders, plumbers, heating, ventilation and air conditioning technicians, sprinkler...
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