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Mike Hansen, President
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Michigan New Jobs Training Program benefits firms and communities.

Posted: 11/2/2012 - 01:26 PM

Two years ago, the Oakland Community College (OCC) Board of Trustees approved the college offering the Michigan New Jobs Training (MNJT) program as a training incentive for companies to locate or expand in Oakland County. To date, the college has entered into six contracts totaling $8 million with companies from a broad cross-section of industries. The implementation of the program at Oakland Community College (OCC) has led to stronger partn...
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More than $1 million saved by energy conservation at Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

National publication focuses on Michigan Achieving the Dream community colleges.

Posted: 10/30/2012 - 10:19 AM

A new brief from Jobs for the Future, Autonomy and Innovation:  Systemic change in a Decentralized State focuses on the impact of the experiences of the seven early-round Achieving the Dream colleges in Michigan. 


Reverse transfer agreement allows Central Michigan University transfers to retroactively earn associate’s degree from Mid Michigan Community College.

Oakland Community College culinary team brings home 'Culinary Olympics' medals.

Posted: 10/22/2012 - 10:44 AM

More than 1,500 chefs representing 54 countries participated in the 2012 Culinary Olympics held in Erfurt, Germany.

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Detroit Free Press editorial supporting the millage proposals for Wayne County Community College District and Macomb Community College.

Posted: 10/22/2012 - 10:43 AM

Community colleges in Wayne and Macomb counties are asking voters in November to approve property tax increases. The Wayne County Community College District is seeking a 1-mill increase in its operating millage, while Macomb Community College is asking voters to OK a $56-million bond issue for building and technology improvements.

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Delta College recognized for being in the top ten for using technology to serve their campuses, according to the 2012 Digital Community Colleges Survey.

Posted: 10/21/2012 - 10:04 AM

Offering tools like Delta’s free Mobile Connection App is one of the ways the College is using technology to enhance student communication and services.

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The New York Times: Community colleges cannot be overlooked in America’s quest for new scientists.

Muskegon Community College and Mott Community College partner on a national consortium funded by U.S. Department of Labor focused on STEM careers.

Jackson Community College and partners in US-Brazil Connect expand internships in Brazil for outstanding U.S. community college students.

Posted: 10/16/2012 - 11:11 AM

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Michigan community colleges and universities partner in grant to expand associate degree completion.

Posted: 10/11/2012 - 10:03 AM

Five national foundations announced the recipients of $6.4 million in grants supporting a multi-state initiative to help more students who have transferred from community colleges to four-year colleges and universities complete their associate degrees. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Helios Education Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Lumina Foundation, and USA Funds have joined forces in the initiative, “Credit When It’s Due: Recognizing the Valu...
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Delta College is one of five community colleges to receive the “Green Genome Award” for offering eco-friendly programs.

Posted: 10/9/2012 - 04:32 PM

The award was created to support “green” practices and training in more than 1,100 community colleges across the United States. Schools were evaluated in four areas: community engagement, governance, program design and delivery and strategic partnerships. Delta was specifically recognized for pursuing relationships with local and regional businesses that serve the new green labor force and its role in the economic health of the Great Lakes Bay Reg...
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Lansing Community College receives national funding to create new degree, certification program in convergence technology.

Posted: 10/2/2012 - 11:14 AM

The college is a partner of the National Convergence Technology Center at Collin County Community College in Texas. The center and partners were awarded a $4.4 million National Science Foundation grant.

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Oakland Community College gets funding for manufacturing training programs.

Posted: 10/2/2012 - 11:13 AM

Oakland Community College is one of 13 community colleges in a multistate consortium that will receive $15 million through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training program, headed by the lead college in the consortium, Henry Ford Community College.

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Schoolcraft College launches undergraduate research-intern program in biotechnology.

Posted: 10/2/2012 - 11:12 AM

At the MLSIC, a local life science incubator for many start-up companies, members of Schoolcraft's student body will have the unique opportunity to participate in an intensive one-year research program at the facility. Students will be immersed in real-world research of their own design, under the mentorship of Schoolcraft faculty and Michigan Biotechnology leaders.

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