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Washtenaw Community College unveils new state-of-the-art equipment & building renovations to enhance skilled trades education.

Posted: 9/20/2016 - 08:21 AM

 See the Yahoo News article.


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Michigan Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing (M-CAM) articulation agreement signing to take place September 8.

Posted: 9/6/2016 - 06:41 AM

 M-CAM consists of eight community colleges throughout the state of Michigan that are collaborating to provide students with the necessary certifications, industry credentials and employer connections to create careers in the rapidly growing advanced manufacturing industry.

For the first time in Michigan’s history, within these four advanced manufacturing areas, these eight colleges will sign an articulation agreement intended to provide a smooth and seamless curriculum t...
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Coalition seeks free tuition for advanced manufacturing community college students.

Posted: 8/24/2016 - 10:01 AM

Students enrolling in programs through the Michigan Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing (MCAM) initiative could receive full-ride scholarships if the coalition wins a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. Colleges participating in the initiative include Grand Rapids Community College, Kellogg Community College, Lake Michigan College, Mott Community College, Schoolcraft College, Lansing Community C...
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Macomb Community College President Jim Jacobs has received a regional Chief Executive Officer Award from the Association of Community College Trustees.

Posted: 8/24/2016 - 10:00 AM

 See the Macomb Daily article. Also, Lisa Poma from Mott Community College has received a regional Professional Board Staff Member Award from the Association of Community College Trustees (see full list of recipients).  


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Grand Rapids Community College gets $226K grant for suicide prevention program.

Posted: 8/24/2016 - 09:59 AM

See MLive article.


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Delta College is one of six colleges selected nationally to participate in the Achieving the Dream initiative to increase adjunct faculty engagement in the student success agenda.

Posted: 8/7/2016 - 08:46 AM

See the Inside Higher Ed article.


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Jackson College, Delta College and Mott Community College selected for the U.S. Department of Education’s pilot program that will waive restrictions on federal Pell Grants for prisoners.

Posted: 8/7/2016 - 08:43 AM

See the Crain’s Detroit Business article.


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Schoolcraft College Culinary Arts instructor named National Chef Educator of the Year at the American Culinary Federation national convention.

Posted: 7/25/2016 - 06:50 AM

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Alpena Community College instructor live streams abroad the Nautilus.

Posted: 7/17/2016 - 11:31 AM

Instructor David Cummins was selected to spend a few weeks aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus exploring the ocean floor as part of a science communications fellowship (see article and video).  


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Lake Michigan College participates in national initiative to help low-income students complete college by better braiding public benefits and student services.

Posted: 7/17/2016 - 11:19 AM

Coupling public benefits and student services (see Community College Daily article). Lake Michigan College was one of seven community colleges nationally to participate in the Benefits Access for College Completion initiative, focused on increasing low-income students’ access to public benefits, such as food assistance and Medicaid, to help students complete colle...
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Schoolcraft College and Muskegon Community College ranked in the Top 50 Best Value Community Colleges in 2016.

Posted: 7/14/2016 - 10:08 AM

See Value Colleges article/website.


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Grand Rapids Community College has established a $7 million scholarship fund with Spectrum Health to help students pursuing careers in health care or the health sciences.

Posted: 7/2/2016 - 09:33 AM

See Crain’s Detroit Business article.


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Fifty well-paying jobs in Michigan that don’t require a bachelor’s degree.

Posted: 7/1/2016 - 02:30 PM

The list is based on the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics employment and wages report for May 2015.  BLS looked at wages for 766 jobs in Michigan (see MLive article).


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Delta College, Jackson College and Mott Community College will participate in the Obama administration’s 'Second Chance Pell’ pilot to offer Pell Grants to incarcerated students.

Posted: 6/29/2016 - 09:05 AM

See the Inside Higher Education article.


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Grand Rapids Community College supports job creation by local employers with training supported by the Michigan New Jobs Training Program.

Posted: 6/29/2016 - 09:05 AM

See MLive article.


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