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Washtenaw Community College signs contract extension with the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union to continue training program.

Posted: 3/23/2015 - 03:16 PM

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More teens jumping ahead to college classes while still in high school.

Posted: 3/16/2015 - 04:35 PM

See the Daily Tribute News article on Early/Middle Colleges.


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Alpena Community College a jewel for Northeast Michigan.

Posted: 3/2/2015 - 04:07 PM

See article in The Alpena News: ACC a Jewel for NE Michigan.


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$50 Million Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program grants awarded to help community colleges boost skilled trades training.

Posted: 2/25/2015 - 02:05 PM

See MCCA press release.

Governor Snyder announced that 18 community colleges across the state are receiving awards  under the $50 million Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program, an effort to help close a talent gap and meet a demand for good-paying jobs. Read the full news item

Governor Snyder argues that the pendulum has swung too far toward encouraging students to get a four-year degree when they should also consider an appreticeship or a community college program.

Mott Community College 'middle college' puts students on a road to work and postsecondary education.

Posted: 2/11/2015 - 04:25 PM

The hub of Mott Middle College High School is on one floor of the Mott Memorial Building at the community college of the same name in Flint. It is ranked No. 8 among Michigan high schools in the 2014 Academic State Champs rankings, according to an analysis of school data by Bridge and Public Sector Consultants.

With nearly 80 percent of its student body qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch, it ne...
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University Of Michigan Transportation Research Institute partners with Washtenaw Community College and donates short-range communication technology.

Posted: 2/11/2015 - 02:03 PM

The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute [UMTRI] has partnered with Washtenaw Community College [WCC] by donating dedicated short-range communication technology [DSRC] for two of the college’s fleet vehicles. The DSRC technology will allow the WCC vehicle to communicate with other vehicles and help provide vital data for the Ann Arbor Connected Vehicle Test Environment. The technology is wireless and submits information to transceivers located on the state and city&r...
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Community colleges engage with local College Access Networks to increase college enrollment.

Posted: 2/9/2015 - 10:01 AM

Network in northern Michigan pushes for increased college enrollment with initiatives including Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid workshops. The group behind the push is a local branch of the College Access Network, which includes representatives from local school districts, Northwestern Michigan Coll...
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Grand Rapids Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership weaves work and study.

Posted: 2/2/2015 - 06:03 PM

Article highlights Grand Rapids Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, where eligible students work part time for a participating manufacturer and attend GRCC part-time. The company a student is paired with pays the student's tuition, and upon completing their education, a student may be offered a job at the manufacturer they were paired with.<...
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Wayne County Community College District partners on a National Institutes of Health grant for the REBUILD Detroit Project.

Posted: 2/2/2015 - 05:58 PM

Wayne County Community College District is a partner on a $21.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for the REBUILD Detroit Project to encourage more undergraduate students from underrepresented and economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in biomedical sciences.

 

 


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Presidents, trustees, senior administrators and students attended this year’s MCCA Legislative Summit for a hands-on day of advocacy.

Governor Rick Snyder to speak at MCCA Lansing Legislative Summit.

Posted: 1/28/2015 - 10:30 AM

The 2015 Michigan Community College Association Legislative Summit will take place tomorrow, January 29 in Lansing.  Governor Rick Snyder will keynote the Summit’s luncheon.  Please see the event press release.

Community college presidents, trustees, senior administrators and students will come together for a hands-on advoca...
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Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo Valley Community College are teaming up to offer the nation's first higher education program in sustainable brewing with classes beginning this fall.

Posted: 1/25/2015 - 04:07 PM

For the Metro Times article, please click here.


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At Macomb Community College, an increasing number of students are in apprenticeship programs as more companies turn to paying the tuition for employees in order to fill jobs in skilled trades.

Posted: 1/25/2015 - 04:05 PM

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New York Times editorial by actor Tom Hanks (“I owe it all to community college”) was a great tribute to his two years at Chabot College in California.

Posted: 1/19/2015 - 09:42 AM

See New York Times editorial by actor Tom Hanks.


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