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Northwestern Michigan College is one of six two-year colleges in the country to be recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education for overall fundraising performance.

Posted: 6/2/2014 - 07:00 AM

See more about the Council for Advancement and Support of Education with a 2014 Education Fundraising Award for Overall Performance.


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Jack Lessenbery on Macomb Community College being a national model for effectively serving students and community.

Posted: 5/23/2014 - 10:01 AM

Article by Jack Lessenbery (Dome) on the impact of Macomb Community College: Macomb Community College Breaks Through!


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Working to meet employer demand, Jackson College and Lake Michigan College have received official approval by the Higher Learning Commission to confer Bachelor of Applied Science in Energy Production.

Posted: 5/22/2014 - 08:37 AM

Both colleges will begin accepting students into the baccalaureate programs this coming Fall.  This action follows authorization by the Michigan legislature to allow community colleges to confer baccalaureate degrees in certain applied and technical fields.  Students will be able to earn a Baccalaureate degree in an in-demand field at a third of the cost for a tradtional public Baccalaureate degree.  At a time when college costs and concerns for escalanting student debt are rea...
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Kalamazoo Valley Community College selected for national initiative to help expand competency-based education, which could dramatically decrease the time it takes for students to earn a degree.

Posted: 5/17/2014 - 02:22 PM

Kalamazoo Valley Community College selected for the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) Competency-Based Education Jumpstart Program. Funded by the Lumina Foundation, the initiative will help build the capacity of higher education institutions to offer competency-based education degree programs to assist students so they can make progress towards a degree by successfully completing assessme...
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Oakland Community College will be the first college in the nation to establish a Community Needs Index designed to measure the College’s effectiveness and progress.

Posted: 5/17/2014 - 01:37 PM

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Three Macomb Community College faculty receive 2014 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Excellence Awards.

Posted: 5/6/2014 - 03:22 PM

Three Macomb Community College faculty members received the 2014 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Awards.

The NISOD awards recognize community and technical college educators who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment and contribution to their students and colleagues.


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Michigan high school students get jump on early college credit.

Posted: 4/30/2014 - 04:05 PM

Community college students who earn an associate degree before transferring to a four-year institution are more likely to earn a bachelor's degree than their peers who transfer without one      Read the full news item

Editorial: The case for expanded baccalaureate authorization for community colleges to help address the nursing shortage.

Posted: 4/23/2014 - 10:22 AM

Article in the Detroit News highlights early implementation and the authorization of Michigan community colleges to confer baccalaureate degrees...
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Community College Daily highlights Michigan’s experience in helping students "reverse transfer" credits to community colleges to earn Associate Degrees.

Posted: 4/14/2014 - 04:23 PM

In Michigan, it is estimated that 79% of community college students transfer to public universities without first earning an associate de...
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American Association of Community Colleges released the implementation guide to the 21st Century Commission report to help community colleges redesign and reinvent community colleges.

Posted: 4/14/2014 - 01:33 PM

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