NFE/1.0 Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/ Michigan Community College Association en kathy@mcca.org December Michigan Community College Association Sun, 4 Dec 2016 18:55:35 CST Sun, 4 Dec 2016 18:55:35 CST Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/images/hdr/hdr_lft2.jpg http://www.mcca.org/ <![CDATA[Grand Rapids Community College named Dr. Bill Pink to become the next president.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=DEEB43862CCC70BDEBCE33291E9B362A DEEB43862CCC70BDEBCE33291E9B362A Sun, 4 Dec 2016 18:55:35 CST Dr. Pink, who will replace retiring President Steven Ender on July 1, has served as Vice President and Dean of Workforce Development since March 2015. See the MLive article

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<![CDATA[Grand Rapids Community College awarded $6M to help build healthcare workforce pipeline.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=3E168A43390DFC9A3074F2C98B51364D 3E168A43390DFC9A3074F2C98B51364D Sat, 19 Nov 2016 17:35:28 CST See the MLive article.

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<![CDATA[Kellogg Community College named to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for work in community service.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=2F5AB0BA27FA8842E26AD18CFC5A0010 2F5AB0BA27FA8842E26AD18CFC5A0010 Sat, 19 Nov 2016 17:16:12 CST Kellogg Community College named to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for work in community service.  KCC is the only community college, and one of just 16 colleges and universities in the state, to receive the highest f]]> <![CDATA[M-CAM seeks to bolster Michigan's advanced manufacturing workforce. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=B43957A51E99771B27DCFA241D7AB026 B43957A51E99771B27DCFA241D7AB026 Sat, 19 Nov 2016 17:12:24 CST M-CAM s a collaboration between Bay College, Grand Rapids Community College, Kellogg Community College, Lake Michigan College, Lansing Community College, Macomb Community College, Mott Community College, and Schoolcraft College. Now in the third year of a four-year, $24.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, the DBF8A8D4301493EA3DB0AEDA3F3AC83D Sun, 13 Nov 2016 11:58:15 CST Help with a heavy lift: State Student Success Centers are supporting community colleges in many ways (see the Community College Daily article, highlighting Michigan’s Center for Student Success as one of the first in the country).

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<![CDATA[Off the Record: Kirtland Community College decision deserves an A+.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=1E6747111057652CAFE09F27374A5F79 1E6747111057652CAFE09F27374A5F79 Sun, 6 Nov 2016 06:11:06 CST See the Gaylord Harold Times article.

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<![CDATA[Governor Rick Snyder touts high-tech job training programs while visiting Kalamazoo Valley Community College.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=73A5B165DF9F4547D302E3FE5D7DB482 73A5B165DF9F4547D302E3FE5D7DB482 Sun, 6 Nov 2016 06:10:09 CST See MLive article.

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<![CDATA[Lansing Community College President Brent Knight writes about "Placemaking: Attracting and Retaining Today's Students" in Community College Journal.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=390F48674E4F83364CB97B36490E0DA6 390F48674E4F83364CB97B36490E0DA6 Sun, 30 Oct 2016 10:31:50 CST Read Lansing Community College President Brent Knight’s article in the Community College Journal, Placemaking: Attracting and Retaining Today’s Students.

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<![CDATA[New initiative at Jackson College to inspire men of color to go to college.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=2BA04A35A692AF21791C8A6A3731FABA 2BA04A35A692AF21791C8A6A3731FABA Sun, 30 Oct 2016 10:30:33 CST Read article.

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<![CDATA[Northwestern Michigan College incorporates driverless car technology in curriculum.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=3EF84E567A35B8805FA51EA91912E225 3EF84E567A35B8805FA51EA91912E225 Sat, 29 Oct 2016 11:34:49 CST See the article.

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<![CDATA[Gogebic Community College President Jim Lorenson participated in President Obama's final Convening of Community Colleges at the White House on October 26th.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=32B568BEFE96D6A03D8719EAB4DBC1C8 32B568BEFE96D6A03D8719EAB4DBC1C8 Sat, 29 Oct 2016 11:33:24 CST Gogebic Community College President Jim Lorenson participated in President Obama's final Convening of Community Colleges at the White House on October 26th.  Dr. Lorenson has also been named Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Rural Community College Alliance (RCCA).  RCCA is an affiliated council of AACC representing rural community colleges from across the country. 

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<![CDATA[Northwestern Michigan College to strengthen educational partnerships in China.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=BA91FB7E5CA88BDFAB4DE40388B5FF39 BA91FB7E5CA88BDFAB4DE40388B5FF39 Sat, 15 Oct 2016 08:41:07 CST A team from Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) will travel to China next week to strengthen educational partnerships that will benefit NMC students and solidify the institution’s international leadership in the area of water research.

The purposes of the trip include preparing curriculum with partner Yellow River Conservancy Technical Institute (YRCTI), representing a consortium of colleges at a conference in Beijing, and initiating new partnerships at two additional Chinese ]]> <![CDATA[Kalamazoo Valley Community College receives grant for stormwater management project for green infrastructure and also to support the college's new Food Innovation Center.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=98B6C030ADC3169F2374C2FEB6B4887B 98B6C030ADC3169F2374C2FEB6B4887B Sat, 15 Oct 2016 08:38:20 CST See MLive article.

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<![CDATA[Jackson College helping military vets with new resource center.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=BD2F21ACEC0D3FD8B2B51BC6EA22762A BD2F21ACEC0D3FD8B2B51BC6EA22762A Wed, 5 Oct 2016 12:26:21 CST See WLNS Channel 6 article.

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<![CDATA[Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center at Monroe County Community College introduced. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=360AF8F3C40F762D18F25B6F54072534 360AF8F3C40F762D18F25B6F54072534 Sun, 2 Oct 2016 11:08:18 CST See The Monroe News article.

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<![CDATA[WXYZ Detroit Spotlight on the News featured a conversation with four S.E. Michigan community college presidents on why more students are choosing community colleges. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=DD099F22502661C37EFFBA6A1587B1E6 DD099F22502661C37EFFBA6A1587B1E6 Sat, 1 Oct 2016 09:47:05 CST Guests will include Curtis Ivery (Wayne County Community College District), Jim Jacobs (Macomb Community College), Tim Meyer (Oakland Community College), and Stan Jensen (Henry Ford College).  See WXYZ Detroit Spotlight on the News feature.

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<![CDATA[28 community colleges and one beautiful registration website: Blog highlights Michigan Colleges Online.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=5E8A8608AECE32D386B8F381E048C4B3 5E8A8608AECE32D386B8F381E048C4B3 Sat, 1 Oct 2016 09:45:27 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Macomb Community College awards $375,000 to 6 early-stage companies from the College’s Innovation Fund.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=9AF80ADFB1DE0E54695EBB30145E9EDD 9AF80ADFB1DE0E54695EBB30145E9EDD Sat, 1 Oct 2016 07:04:50 CST See the Crain’s Detroit Business article.

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<![CDATA[Grand Rapids Community College is partnering with Fiat Chrysler to serve as its workforce training site.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=E8BBE3B336E4658C3491BBE13A1AA754 E8BBE3B336E4658C3491BBE13A1AA754 Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:29:32 CST See Grand Rapids Business Journal article.

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<![CDATA[Washtenaw Community College unveils new state-of-the-art equipment & building renovations to enhance skilled trades education.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=E75DAE97528437F5AE9885DF8213D0C8 E75DAE97528437F5AE9885DF8213D0C8 Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:21:58 CST  See the Yahoo News article.

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