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Jackson College's Pathways from Prison program producing dean's list students.

Posted: 7/29/2015 - 11:51 AM

See MLive article.


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Macomb Community College-J.P. Morgan Chase fund awards $275,000 to 5 tech businesses.

Grand Rapids Community College to build $7.3M early childhood laboratory preschool.

Posted: 7/27/2015 - 07:45 PM

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Schoolcraft College to launch four-year culinary degree.

Posted: 7/27/2015 - 06:09 PM

See Detroit Free Press article.


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St. Clair County Community College awarded $1.1 million grant to help disadvantaged students.

Posted: 7/19/2015 - 09:11 AM

See The Times Herald article,


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Mott Community College gets federal funds to help students succeed in school.

Posted: 7/19/2015 - 08:43 AM

See MLive article.


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Plan to allow community colleges to offer 4-year nursing degrees resurfaces.

Posted: 7/13/2015 - 04:00 PM

Lawmakers in Michigan have renewed an effort to allow community colleges to award bachelor's degrees in nursing — a move that could change the way nursing education is delivered in the state as industry preferences evolve to favor nurses with more advanced training.

The state's 28 community colleges support the idea as a natural extension of their mission. But four-year public universities oppose the measure, arguing the change would undermine existing agreements betwe...
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New national data indicate that 37% of college students transfer at least once within six years, with community colleges being the top destination for transfer students from four-year institutions.

Posted: 7/8/2015 - 10:54 AM

More Than a Third of College Students Transfer: New data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center show that 37.2% of college students transfer at least once within six years. Students often cross state lines (which means they don't necessarily show up in state databases of students or graduates). The clearinghouse said community colleges were the top destination for transfer students from ...
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The Detroit News editorial: Allow community colleges to offer some 4-year degrees.

Posted: 7/7/2015 - 09:09 AM

See The Detroit News editorial.


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MCCA launches national search for new Executive Director of the Michigan Center for Student Success.

Posted: 6/27/2015 - 03:29 PM

Chris Baldwin, the current Executive Director of the Center for Student Success, will be leaving the MCCA to take a position as Senior Program Director with Jobs for the Future.  In his new role, Chris will be continuing the work similar to what he has been doing in Michigan to help states and colleges improve the outcomes of students enrolled at community colleges by fostering the development of additional Student Success Centers nationally.  Although it will be difficult to replac...
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Northwestern Michigan College has been ranked 10th out of the top "15 Best Drone Training Colleges".

Posted: 6/26/2015 - 12:00 PM

Northwestern Michigan College has been ranked 10th out of the top 15 Best Drone Training Colleges by SuccessfulStudent.org.

NMC can offer specialized Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) training, aimed at giving students skills to operate a small (under 55 lbs) UAV for many different types of commercial applications. A basic level of aviation knowledge is s...
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Daniel Phelan, President of Jackson College, will assume the role of chair-elect of the American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors next month.

Posted: 6/23/2015 - 12:57 PM

See the Community College Daily article.


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Getting a 4-year nursing degree may soon be easier and cheaper.

Posted: 6/17/2015 - 03:39 PM

See minbcnews.com article.


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Wayne County Community College District’s study abroad program changes lives and builds leadership skills.

Posted: 6/14/2015 - 10:37 AM

See page 20 of the CCID Newsletter for story on Wayne County Community College's study abroad program:

http://www.mcca.org/uploads/ckeditor/files/CCID_Newsletter_Summer_2015.pdf


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Editorial: Community colleges should not be blocked from granting four-year degrees.

Posted: 6/9/2015 - 10:55 AM

Ssee the Ken Braun editorial on MLive.


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