The MCCA Board of Directors' Summer Workshop is the annual conference attended by the Presidents, Trustees and administrative officials from all of Michigan's community colleges. Additional information requests about sponsorship can be submitted to Kathy Taskey at

Sponsorship Opportunities

By becoming a sponsor, your organization can become more informed about emerging trends affecting community colleges, and gain a better understanding of community college goals and needs. In addition, the program offers opportunity for organizations to explore ways in which they can become beneficial partners with MCCA member institutions.

The MCCA Corporate Sponsorship program is an effective way to support the community college mission in Michigan. The MCCA is your link to this vital and growing segment of higher education.



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MCCA would like to thank the sponsors of the 2018 Summer Conference:


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Ideation helps community colleges create campuses where students want to be, through strategic design, signage, environmental graphics and wayfinding systems. Ideation "designs to move people", changing how they feel, moving them toward a goal and sometimes literally moving them from one place to another. Learn more and see our work at

Plante Moran
Plante Moran serves as a trusted advisor to public and private colleges and universities. We provide comprehensive assurance and tax services, and are the second largest single audit provider in the nation. More than a “compliance firm,” our independent consultants complement the expertise and capabilities of your in-house team. We will work with you and your board to anticipate challenges, manage risk, streamline operations, find opportunities for new funding sources, harness legacy costs, and leverage technology.

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ABM champions cost controls and sustainability for higher education institutes, rescuing operational dollars from inefficiency and empowering college and university leaders to support and improve learning environments. Through energy savings performance contracting, custodial services, electrical and HVAC maintenance, landscaping, and more, ABM helps higher education institutes overcome funding, staffing, and infrastructure dilemmas so they can focus their budgets and efforts on student achievement. Learn more at

Sibson Consulting
Sibson Consulting understands the workforce challenges that institutions face, and offers deep knowledge of higher education. Our expertise centers on employee benefits, actuarial services and organizational effectiveness (the performance and productivity of the workforce, talent management, leadership effectiveness and compensation reward systems).

We Understand Higher Education


EDU Staff
EDUStaff has raised the bar in educational staffing offering schools quality solutions to keep more money in the classroom. While our main business is offering pre-screened and quality substitute and permanent candidates in all classifications, we offer a refreshing approach to educational staffing by also offering the following services:

  • Staffing
  • Training
  • Placement
  • Insurance & Benefits
  • Recruiting
  • Human Resources
  • Personnel Management
  • Professional Development
  • Screening
  • Negotiating
  • Payroll Administration
  • Administrative Searches

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Emsi is focused on the student-to-employment journey. For better than 15 years we’ve served as labor market advisors to higher education leaders. Now having teamed with CareerBuilder, we’ve created a network of data to connect students, educators, and employers.

Together our teams of economists and data scientists provide expert consultation and online resources that help: students identify their career interests and the corresponding education path; colleges provide in-demand programs and services that boost student recruitment, retention, and career readiness; and employers work with colleges and universities to find the best talent with the needed skills for their workforce.


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Learning changes everything. It helps people gain the skills to find a job or progress in their career, and it helps build successful communities and thriving economies. 

In our rapidly changing world, Pearson is helping to shape a brighter future for global education, one that empowers human progress through better learning. Because wherever learning flourishes, so do people. 

We’re committed to helping everyone learn—whenever, wherever, and however it suits them. Our products and services are carefully researched, expertly developed, and continually improved to ensure that they deliver the best possible learner outcomes that will enable people around the world to make progress in their lives.

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Founded in 1922, Walsh College is an all-business, private, independent, not-for-profit, fully accredited college. It offers 20 undergraduate and graduate business and technology degrees, as well as certificate programs. One of the region’s largest business schools and one of Michigan’s top three graduate business schools, Walsh has locations in Troy, Novi, Clinton Township, and Port Huron, as well as online.

Walsh degree programs include accounting, finance, information technology, management, marketing, taxation, and other fields. The faculty integrates theory and application to prepare graduates for successful careers. It includes four Fulbright Scholars, the most of any business school in the state of Michigan. There are about 27,000 alumni, most of whom live or work in Michigan.


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Rockford Construction is a privately-owned, innovative construction services provider with significant experience serving the education market. Rockford has the privilege of being a Michigan-based construction manager with a strong national reputation. We are ranked the #1 contractor in West Michigan and support projects through the strength of our relationships with local and national subcontractors, architects, engineers, and supply chain partners. Through the use of leading edge technologies, defined processes, and business practices, we are able to deliver construction services that foster an environment of collaboration, reduce risk, and produce successful outcomes for all stakeholders.


USDA Rural Development
USDA Rural Development provides loans and grants to help expand economic opportunities and create jobs in rural areas. This assistance supports infrastructure improvements; business development; housing; community services such as schools, public safety and health care; and high-speed internet access in rural areas. For more information, visit

Miller Canfield
Miller Canfield’s higher education team is unsurpassed in providing legal solutions to Michigan’s community colleges. Our interdisciplinary approach helps our clients fulfill their mission while minimizing litigation risk and remaining compliant with the multitude of regulations that affect institutions of higher education. Our work includes project-oriented work such a financing of major improvements and resolving significant litigation, as well as providing day to day general counsel services. We always keep in mind the complex regulatory framework in which our clients operate as well as the unique mission values of each of our higher education clients. In addition, we participated in the drafting of legislation and continue to assist clients with projects under the Michigan New Jobs Training Program.

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, has operations in 33 countries and offers client service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.
For more information, visit

The Kresge Foundation logo
The Kresge Foundation is a $3.6 billion private, national foundation that works to expand opportunities in America’s cities through grantmaking and social investing in arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services, and community development in Detroit. In 2015, the Board of Trustees approved 370 grants totaling $125.2 million, and nine social investment commitments totaling $20.3 million. For more information, visit

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NRA Group LLC specializes in managing slow pay and delinquent receivables. We show our clients different ways to save time, reduce cost, increase recovery ratios and maintain student relationships!  We were built on collections, however we much more than just a collection agency today.  We are a leading nationwide provider of receivables management and outsourcing solutions via Clean-Up Programs, Pre Charge-off Delinquency Mgt, Payment Plan Monitoring, Settlement Programs, A/R Consulting and Customer Service Programs.  NATIONAL RECOVERY AGENCY offers 3rd party CUSTOMIZED Self Pay Collections for Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary portfolios.  NRA has achieved the Professional Practices Management Systems (PPMS) certification.  In addition, NRA is a SSAE 16 Certified, PCI-DSS and Red Flag Compliant!

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Bratic Enterprises is a leading technology based solutions provider formed by key individuals in the lighting industry, offering extensive experience in providing LED solutions to the marketplace. Bratic began in 2000, providing LED’s to companies looking to address task lighting development through general illumination for specific and general applications, from 364nmm, (UV) to 940nm (IR). As a result of increased customer demand for our products over the years, the company has now grown to include secondary optics, thermal management, and also PCB (Metal Core & Fiberglass) contract manufacturing. Most recently, Bratic Enterprises has added a line of Plug-in-Play products for use in both retrofits and new construction. These products (PAR-38, PAR-30, MR-16, T8 Retrofits, Troffer, Low/Mid/High Bay, and Box Lighting) cover most lighting solutions that support LM80 and energy star requirements for data centers, office buildings, sports arenas, hotels, universities, retail establishments, grocery stores, parking facilities, and municipalities.

Our company is committed to forming a partnership between owners, developers, facilities managers, architects, engineers, designers, and construction manager to ensure the successful production of a complete LED based lighting solution for your facility. We look forward to the opportunity to meet with you and further discuss how Bratic Enterprises can best suit the needs of your existing or upcoming project.


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