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Community Colleges convene in Lansing for the 2012 Michigan Student Success Summit.

Posted: 9/27/2012 - 07:30 AM

Nearly 400 community college practitioners and other partners from the K-12 community and universities are registered to attend the two-day Summit, hosted by the Michigan Community College Association’s Center for Student Success.Read the full news item

Washtenaw Community College awarded $2.9 Million federal grant to develop IT workforce.

Posted: 9/26/2012 - 07:00 PM

The $2.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, through its Trade Adjustment Assistance for Community Colleges Career Training program, will fund an initiative to develop new information technology employees in Michigan (IGNITE Michigan). 

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Washtenaw Community College and Eastern Michigan University signed a reverse transfer agreement to enable students to obtain their associate degree through credits accumulated at the university.

Henry Ford Community College receives $15 million high-tech job training grant.

Five community colleges are awarded highly competitive federal grants for the development and expansion of innovative training programs.

Posted: 9/21/2012 - 02:08 PM

 

Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis announced $500 million in grants to community colleges and universities around the country for the development and expansion of innovative training programs. The grants are part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT)  initiative, which promotes skills development and employment opportunities in fields such as advanced manufacturing, transportation and health care, as well as scie...
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The New York Times Sunday edition features the Kalamazoo Promise and highlights Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

National article highlights Jackson Community College’s expanded international focus and partnership in U.S.-Brazil Connect.

Macomb Community College and Lake Michigan College participate in a national initiative to help low-income students access coordinated public supports to improve success in college.

Posted: 9/12/2012 - 04:32 PM

The Benefits Access for College Completion – a three-year, $4.84 million initiative funded by the Ford Foundation, the Kresge Foundation, Lumina Foundation, and the Open Society Foundations - will help low-income students connect to coordinated income supports, including child care subsidies and food assistance. 

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U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis singled-out a recent $2.8 million grant to Alpena Community College aimed at preparing laid-off workers in northeast Michigan for jobs in green-tech industries.

Montcalm Community College and Grand Valley State University sign reverse transfer agreement to help students earn Associate degrees.

MEDC Job Connect Newsletter highlights Mott Community College’s CNC Machining Program.

Washtenaw Community College is partnering with Google and the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center to help get local businesses online.

More Students Finding Community Colleges Better Deal, Faster Track to Careers.

Macomb Community College, Oakland Community College, and Henry Ford Community College sign a “reverse transfer” agreement with Wayne State University to help students attain Associate degrees.

Training program at Lake Michigan College works to turn out CNC machinists in 1/12th the time.

Posted: 9/4/2012 - 11:43 AM

Get SET, a five- to six-week accelerated program that includes 120 to 160 hours of hands-on instruction, is turning out CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) machinists in roughly 1/12th the time of a traditional 18-month apprenticeship.

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