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National Science Foundation renews funding for Macomb Community College’s Center for Advanced Automotive Technology.

Posted: 10/19/2014 - 03:29 PM

National Science Foundation renews funding for Macomb Community College’s Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT). Up to $2 million in grant funding will support CAAT’s focus on advancing education and training in advanced automotive technologies.


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Grand Rapids Community College raises $1.3 million for student scholarships during 100th anniversary gala.

Posted: 10/19/2014 - 02:25 PM

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Henry Ford College student won the MCCA “You’ve Got This” social media contest. Students were asked to submit photos illustrating the value and special connection to their local community college.

Posted: 10/19/2014 - 02:17 PM

Henry Ford College student Zainab Aljibory won the Michigan Community College Association “You’ve Got This” Social Media Campaign Contest, which took place during Community College Week on Sept. 13-21.


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Why even top tier students should consider community colleges.

Wayne County Community College District won a multi-million dollar federal grant to train unemployed veterans for jobs in cyber security.

Posted: 10/13/2014 - 08:39 PM

Wayne County Community College District has won a $2.5 million federal grant to help train unemployed veterans for jobs in cyber security. Wayne County Generation Cyber Project is also receiving assistance from the State of Michigan.


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Labor experts say that so-called "middle skill" jobs have been tough to fill in Michigan and demand for such workers will keep growing.

Posted: 10/13/2014 - 02:57 PM

Article highlights the demand for middle-skills jobs in Michigan and the Michigan Advanced Technician Training (MAT2) program, which matches applicants with community colleges and companies willing to pay tuition, wages and offer on-the-job training. The program can be accessed through Henry Ford College, Macomb Community College,      Read the full news item

Detroit News Editorial: Close Michigan's Skills Gap With Proven Technique.

Posted: 10/13/2014 - 02:55 PM

Strong Detroit News Editorial for the Michigan New Jobs Training Program (Close Michigan’s Skills Gap With Proven Technique): “Unlike most federal job training programs, which the General Accounting Office says waste $16 billion a year, this state-run program could hardly be more efficient. Local businesses tell the community colleges t...
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Wayne County Community College District and Alpena Community College receive prestigious federal Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants.

Posted: 9/29/2014 - 10:49 AM

Wayne County Community College District was awarded $2,499,758 and Alpena Community College was awarded $2,500,000. The awards will be used to support community colleges in developing partnerships with employers to educate and train individuals for in-demand jobs. See more information on the 71 grantees nationally.


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Jackson College identified as an Achieving the Dream Leader College.

Posted: 9/29/2014 - 10:09 AM

Jackson College was named as one of 16 colleges nationally designated as a Leader College for Achieving the Dream.   


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Delta College receives $4 million for STEM education of middle- and high-school students.

Posted: 9/28/2014 - 07:47 PM

Delta College received $4 million from the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation to expand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education of middle- and high-school students in the Great Lakes Bay Region.


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Governor Snyder reverse transfers credits from the University of Michigan to earn associates degree from Kellogg Community College.

Posted: 9/23/2014 - 08:15 AM

Snyder accepted today an associate degree from Kellogg Community College, where he last took a class in 1976. Snyder earned 25 credits at KCC while still attending Lakeview High School as a dual enrollment student. Some 38 years later, the Governor filled ...
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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.

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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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