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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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State approves $6.4 million for Delta College downtown Saginaw campus.

Posted: 6/29/2016 - 09:04 AM

See MLive article.


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Bay College selected for a national Achieving the Dream’s initiative to promote open educational resources as an alternative to textbooks.

Posted: 6/15/2016 - 10:52 AM

See theCommunity College Daily article.  Textbooks costs account for about $1,300 per year for a full-time community college student.


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Jackson College President Daniel Phelan's new book addresses unrelenting change, innovation and risk in the community college.

Posted: 6/15/2016 - 09:27 AM

Setting a course for change includes risks (see Community College Daily article by President Dan Phelan of Jackson College on his new book Unrelenting Change, Innovat...
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Wayne County Community College District to invest $40 million in new buildings.

Posted: 6/15/2016 - 09:00 AM

See the Detroit Free Press article.  


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Michigan Legislature approved a $7 million capital outlay investment for the Innovation Center at Northwestern Michigan College.

Posted: 6/15/2016 - 08:59 AM

See more information in the press release.


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Governor Snyder tours Mott Community College to see effects of $3 million grant .

Posted: 6/15/2016 - 08:59 AM

See the Oakland Press article.


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President Conway Jeffress of Schoolcraft College named to Governor Snyder's new 21st Century Education Commission, tasked with finding governance and funding improvements for Michigan schools.

Posted: 6/8/2016 - 03:11 PM

See the Crain’s Detroit Business article.


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President Marilyn Schlack of Kalamazoo Valley Community College identified as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Michigan by Crain’s Detroit Business.

Posted: 6/8/2016 - 03:10 PM

See the Crain’s Detroit Business article.


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