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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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Macomb Community College to be represented at White House event to discuss strategies for improving academic remediation.

Posted: 8/11/2014 - 09:03 AM

James Sawyer, provost and senior vice president, Learning Unit, Macomb Community College, will represent the college in Washington, D.C. on August 12, 2014 at a White House event on helping students who need help with core academic skills.

The event will bring together leading practitioners, researchers and higher education leaders to discuss topics such as ways to reduce the need for remediation through curricular alignment, strategies for redesigning assessment and placement, and ...
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Schoolcraft College is one of only 12 locations in the United States to host Boots to Business: Reboot two-day workshops for veterans and spouses.

Posted: 8/11/2014 - 07:20 AM

The Boots to Business: Reboot two-day workshops for veterans and spouses provides valuable assistance to veterans exploring self-employment opportunities by leading them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and the foundational knowledge required for developing a business plan.

“Boots to Business: Reboot” Two-Day Workshops for Veterans and Spouses
Wed. - Thurs., Aug. 13 – 14...
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Pathways to tech careers: How Lansing Community College prepares students for success in an increasingly high-tech job market.

Posted: 8/11/2014 - 06:20 AM

Article in the Community College Daily highlights a number of initiatives at Lansing Community College that aim to close the skills gap in STEM and to prepare our students for the jobs of tomorrow, including the Military Medic to Paramedic Program (MM2P), Get a Skill Get a Job, the Aviation Technology program and new stackable programs.  


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Mid Michigan Community College announces Dr. Christine Hammond as new president, suceeding retiring president Dr. Carol Churchill.

Posted: 7/29/2014 - 02:30 PM

Mid Michigan Community College announces Dr. Christine Hammond as new president. Dr. Hammond most recently served as Chief Academic Officer at North Central Michigan College.  


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Mott Community College announces Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea as new president, succeeding retiring president Dr. Richard Schaink.

Posted: 7/29/2014 - 11:21 AM

Mott Community College announces Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea as new president. Dr. Walker-Griffea most recently served as Senior Vice President for Student Services at Montgomery College in Maryland.


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