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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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Community colleges adapt to job trends with new degrees and robust supports to help students succeed.

Posted: 5/28/2015 - 01:17 PM

See full Crain's Detroit Business article here.

When Schoolcraft College starts a new culinary bachelor's degree program this fall, it hopes to put students on a path to management positions in food and nutrition industries.

Also in the works is a new certificate to prepare students for jobs in craft brewing and...
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Washtenaw Community College announces partnership to explore connected vehicle technologies and support vehicle-to-infrastructure development in K-12 classrooms.

Posted: 5/27/2015 - 03:41 PM

Activities in the pipeline focus on both student and teacher professional development to bridge the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) initiatives of WCC, such as connective vehicle technologies, data and analytics and cybersecurity, with the numerous science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs offered by Square One (see Heritage.com article).


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Manufacturers, educators adopt new apprenticeship training model.

Posted: 5/26/2015 - 04:31 PM

MiBiz article highlights Grand Rapids Community College’s Manufacturing Apprenticeship program.


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Resurrecting a dying art in automaking: The new digital sculptor program at Macomb Community College will feature training in hard-to-find clay modeling skills.

Posted: 5/11/2015 - 10:12 AM

See Community College Daily article.


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Macomb Community College’s first-ever student pitch competition awards more than $9,000 to aspiring entrepreneurs.

Posted: 5/5/2015 - 09:04 AM

See more information.


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Delta College makes big impact in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

Posted: 5/5/2015 - 09:04 AM

Editorial by Delta College President Jean Goodnow, Delta College makes big impact in the Great Lakes Bay Region (see MLive article).


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Competency-based education gets traction at Jackson College.

Posted: 5/5/2015 - 08:56 AM

Competency-Based Education Gets Traction highlights how Jackson College is embracing competency-based education to address a host of issues (see Community College Daily article). 


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U.S. News & World Report: Reasons why international students should start at U.S. community colleges.

Posted: 5/4/2015 - 11:10 AM

Article in the U.S. News & World Report argues that the benefits of starting out at a two-year program go beyond saving money.


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Lenore Croudy, chair of the Mott Community College Board of Trustees, was named Trustee of the Year by the American Association for Women in Community Colleges.

Posted: 4/27/2015 - 07:37 AM

Lenore Croudy has served as a member of the Mott Community College Board of Trustees for more than 28 years, and has been the board chairperson for the past 20 years.  Mrs. Croudy's unwavering leadership has ensured that the College serves as an anchor institution, playing a key role in many regional economic development efforts. Her commitment, insight, and vision have helped the College move forward and thrive during difficult times.  Read the full news item

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