NFE/1.0 Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/ Michigan Community College Association en kathy@mcca.org April Michigan Community College Association Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:39:29 CST Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:39:29 CST Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/images/hdr/hdr_lft2.jpg http://www.mcca.org/ <![CDATA[West Shore Community College names Dr. Kenneth Urban new president.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=1FE84524BE074BF604B793324CBC0C75 1FE84524BE074BF604B793324CBC0C75 Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:39:29 CST For more information, please click here.

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<![CDATA[Michigan Center for Student Success highlighted in the national Change Magazine article - Student Success Centers: Leading the Charge for Change at Community Colleges. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=35724269BFF716B47702F8E8CAA1D2FB 35724269BFF716B47702F8E8CAA1D2FB Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:46:58 CST See the Change Magazine article.

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<![CDATA[National Science Foundation has named Henry Ford College as one of the winners of the Community College Innovation Challenge. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=17918AD8B7F5A2829FC79058FA217037 17918AD8B7F5A2829FC79058FA217037 Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:31:01 CST The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named 10 teams as winners in its Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC), a program that encourages community college students to propose innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-based solutions to real-world problems.

See C361AA0347028D56D71D8AA2B9AF0833 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 17:57:17 CST See MLive Guest Column by Daniel Phelan, President of Jackson College.

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<![CDATA[Dr. Curtis Ivery Nears 20-Year Mark as Chancellor at Wayne County Community College District.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=E1477884C842D04D31ED045D02AC92DF E1477884C842D04D31ED045D02AC92DF Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:43:11 CST See Detroit Free Press article.

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<![CDATA[St. Clair County Community College to provide $300,000 in training to employees at LTC Roll & Engineering thanks to the Michigan New Jobs Training Program.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=3E1679F7749FBE3754692DEDAEB15136 3E1679F7749FBE3754692DEDAEB15136 Mon, 6 Apr 2015 16:00:38 CST See article highlighting St. Clair County Community College's efforts in leveraging the Michigan New Jobs Training Program to support job growth in the local community.

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<![CDATA[Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s Healthy Campus, Healthy Community sustainability initiative is highlighted in the College Planning & Management journal. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=46E8330383DB16B2CFADE15387C09202 46E8330383DB16B2CFADE15387C09202 Mon, 6 Apr 2015 15:56:48 CST See article in the College Planning & Management journal.  Sustainability has becomes a way of life at Kalamazoo Valley Community College - the new Healthy Living Campus is a testament to that.

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<![CDATA[American Honors aims at making a four-year degree more easily attainable for high-achieving community college students.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=DCC778624253DD05DEFB28E979F4D2FD DCC778624253DD05DEFB28E979F4D2FD Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:37:39 CST Article highlights Jackson College’s participation in American Honors, a new initiative aimed at making a four-year degree more easily attainable for high-achieving community college students.  Participating universities include Duke, Georgetown, Purdue, Georgia Tech, Swarthmore, Wellesley, Amherst, Middlebury and others.

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<![CDATA[Washtenaw Community College signs contract extension with the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union to continue training program.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=130D90DF43A3E5076E07EB08ED446CCA 130D90DF43A3E5076E07EB08ED446CCA Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:16:15 CST For more information, please click here.

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<![CDATA[More teens jumping ahead to college classes while still in high school.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=5F15ECC77E63B4CBBD48B4E62748D682 5F15ECC77E63B4CBBD48B4E62748D682 Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:35:47 CST See the Daily Tribute News article on Early/Middle Colleges.

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<![CDATA[Alpena Community College a jewel for Northeast Michigan.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=8E20B7B79B58B884CE68DF83C1344292 8E20B7B79B58B884CE68DF83C1344292 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:07:24 CST See article in The Alpena News: ACC a Jewel for NE Michigan.

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<![CDATA[$50 Million Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program grants awarded to help community colleges boost skilled trades training.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=C297A7A886B7047F9FC2FCF68D93C5BA C297A7A886B7047F9FC2FCF68D93C5BA Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:05:38 CST See MCCA press release.

Governor Snyder announced that 18 community colleges across the state are receiving awards  under the $50 million Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program, an effort to help close a talent gap and meet a demand for good-paying jobs. 83CD7BC72F569420B12B583B3D5313FC Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:17:17 CST Governor Snyder puts new emphasis on blue collar jobs,

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<![CDATA[Mott Community College 'middle college' puts students on a road to work and postsecondary education.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=FB1C107D529EECA1287B0E35E2C501C5 FB1C107D529EECA1287B0E35E2C501C5 Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:25:40 CST The hub of Mott Middle College High School is on one floor of the Mott Memorial Building at the community college of the same name in Flint. It is ranked No. 8 among Michigan high schools in the 2014 Academic State Champs rankings, according to an analysis of school data by Bridge and Public Sector Consultants.

With nearly 80 percent of its student body qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch, it ne]]> <![CDATA[University Of Michigan Transportation Research Institute partners with Washtenaw Community College and donates short-range communication technology.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=3500E0E74B27933D184D7578AF53ECD3 3500E0E74B27933D184D7578AF53ECD3 Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:03:47 CST The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute [UMTRI] has partnered with Washtenaw Community College [WCC] by donating dedicated short-range communication technology [DSRC] for two of the college’s fleet vehicles. The DSRC technology will allow the WCC vehicle to communicate with other vehicles and help provide vital data for the Ann Arbor Connected Vehicle Test Environment. The technology is wireless and submits information to transceivers located on the state and city&r]]> <![CDATA[Community colleges engage with local College Access Networks to increase college enrollment.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=112085781F6B1D4DDA2E16511705665E 112085781F6B1D4DDA2E16511705665E Mon, 9 Feb 2015 10:01:26 CST Network in northern Michigan pushes for increased college enrollment with initiatives including Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid workshops. The group behind the push is a local branch of the College Access Network, which includes representatives from local school districts, Northwestern Michigan Coll]]> <![CDATA[Grand Rapids Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership weaves work and study.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=4BAFFD8FA95C6489C525F376E2FB8303 4BAFFD8FA95C6489C525F376E2FB8303 Mon, 2 Feb 2015 18:03:20 CST Article highlights Grand Rapids Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, where eligible students work part time for a participating manufacturer and attend GRCC part-time. The company a student is paired with pays the student's tuition, and upon completing their education, a student may be offered a job at the manufacturer they were paired with.<]]> <![CDATA[Wayne County Community College District partners on a National Institutes of Health grant for the REBUILD Detroit Project. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=239A594F7B1148279572FF7D843366CD 239A594F7B1148279572FF7D843366CD Mon, 2 Feb 2015 17:58:14 CST Wayne County Community College District is a partner on a $21.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for the REBUILD Detroit Project to encourage more undergraduate students from underrepresented and economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in biomedical sciences.

 

 

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<![CDATA[Presidents, trustees, senior administrators and students attended this year’s MCCA Legislative Summit for a hands-on day of advocacy.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=F2DD1C837F4A2E2F81E97ABE630592F1 F2DD1C837F4A2E2F81E97ABE630592F1 Mon, 2 Feb 2015 17:55:59 CST See article on MLive on Governor Snyder’s keynote address.

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<![CDATA[Governor Rick Snyder to speak at MCCA Lansing Legislative Summit.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=A396A1435A30B102657C1FB50CF26459 A396A1435A30B102657C1FB50CF26459 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:30:11 CST The 2015 Michigan Community College Association Legislative Summit will take place tomorrow, January 29 in Lansing.  Governor Rick Snyder will keynote the Summit’s luncheon.  Please see the event press release.

Community college presidents, trustees, senior administrators and students will come together for a hands-on advoca]]>