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Schoolcraft College Culinary Arts Program alum helps win two gold medals for the US National Culinary Olympic Team competing in the Culinary World Cup 2014.

Posted: 12/15/2014 - 09:55 AM

Matt Seasock, a 2007 graduate of the Schoolcraft College Culinary Arts program, was one of the team members of the US National Culinary Olympic Team that recently competed at the World Cup in Luxembourg. According to the American Culinary Federation, the ACF National Culinary Team USA gave an outstanding performance at the 12th annual Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup 2014. Garnering two gold medals and the highest score in the cold-food competition, the team pla...
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National Community College Daily highlights the new Jackson Prep and Early College Academy for students in grades 6-13 on the campus of Jackson College.

Posted: 12/9/2014 - 10:44 AM

The open-enrollment school, which currently has 250 students, will operate year-round, the curriculum is competency-based, with no grades or grade levels, and students learn at their own pace in customized learning environments. Instead of textbooks, each student receives “data pads” connected to open educational resources as well as proprietary course materials.  See the Community Col...
    
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Kalamazoo County's nine school districts are launching a new Early/Middle College program in which students can earn a degree or certificate from Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

Posted: 12/9/2014 - 10:41 AM

 The Early/Middle College will initially offer seven programs of study: An associate's degree for students transferring to a four-year college; an associate's degree in graphic design or machine-tool technology; a certificate in graphic design or machine-tool technology, and a certificate of completion to be a welder or personal computer support technician.


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More than 2,000 students in grades 6-12 spent two days learning about STEM careers at Macomb Community College's Robotics, Engineering and Technology Days.

Posted: 12/8/2014 - 06:19 AM

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Community colleges collaborate to launch Michigan Colleges Online, greatly expanding access to online learning in Michigan.

Posted: 12/2/2014 - 02:07 PM

See press release.

Michigan’s community colleges proudly announce the official launch of Michigan Colleges Online (MCO): https://www.micollegesonline.org

The MCO, under the umbrella of the Michigan Community College Association, gr...
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60 Minutes broadcast features North Central Michigan College graduate working with Doctors Without Borders at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis in Liberia.

Posted: 11/24/2014 - 10:46 AM

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5 ways community colleges are fixing higher education.

Posted: 11/22/2014 - 03:06 PM

For the CNN Living article, please click here.


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Certificates are the fastest growing postsecondary credentials in the U.S.

Posted: 11/15/2014 - 04:55 PM

Certificates are the fastest growing postsecondary credentials in the U.S., becoming the most common award after the high school degree, according to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Grand Rapids Community College partners with school district to launch Middle College.

Posted: 11/11/2014 - 02:50 PM

Grand Rapids Community College is partnering with school district to launch West Michigan's third Middle College program.


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Community colleges offer 4-year degrees in technical areas that are in high-demand by employers.

Posted: 11/10/2014 - 09:23 AM

Jackson College, Northwestern Michigan College and Schoolcraft College are highlighted in a Detroit Free Press article on baccalaureate programs offered at community colleges.


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Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea, President of Mott Community College, is appointed President-elect of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges.

Posted: 11/4/2014 - 02:05 PM

Beverly Walker-Griffea, president of Mott Community College, is president-elect for the national chapter of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC), which is committed to equity and excellence in education and employment for women in community, junior and technical colleges.


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Wayne County Community College District one of four Detroit colleges and universities receiving $21.2 million federal grant to steer more students to careers in biomedical research.

Posted: 10/27/2014 - 04:47 PM

A group of four Detroit colleges and universities will share a $21.2 million federal grant to develop a program to steer more undergraduate students from underrepresented and economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in biomedical research (Marygrove College, University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne County Community College District and...
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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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