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June 1, 2022

Michigan community colleges, universities and hospitals team up to solve the nursing shortage

Michigan higher education and healthcare leaders today unveiled a collaborative plan to increase educational options to produce more highly-qualified nurses and address the nursing shortage across the state.

May 12, 2022

Michigan community college leaders receive national recognition from the American Association of Community Colleges

Two Michigan community college officials have received national awards from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) at its annual Awards of Excellence in New York last week. 

April 27, 2022

Michigan community colleges applaud legislative budget investments in community colleges

Following the approval of budgets supporting Michigan’s community colleges by the Senate and the House appropriations committees, Michigan Community College Association President Brandy Johnson issued the following statement: 


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June 22, 2022

Lake Michigan College awarded grant to help low-income, first-generation college students.

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Lake Michigan College a five-year federal Upward Bound grant totaling $1.9 million. Upward Bound, a federal TRIO program, is an intensive intervention program that prepares students for higher education through various enrichment courses in subjects such as literature, composition, mathematics, science, and foreign languages. 

June 16, 2022

Northwestern Michigan College has earned an international reputation for producing highly skilled graduates and leading cutting-edge freshwater research and learning.

Located at the Great Lakes Campus on Lake Michigan, the Great Lakes Water Studies Institute (GLWSI) at Northwestern Michigan College is strategically positioned to engage individuals and organizations, both locally and globally, in advancing skills, knowledge and understanding of the world’s dynamic water resources.

June 16, 2022

Washtenaw Community College welcomes nearly 4,000 union trainers to Ann Arbor from throughout the U.S. this summer.

Ann Arbor’s Washtenaw Community College (WCC) will host training events for union trainers from four national skilled trades organizations this summer. 

Training sessions will be held on the WCC campus between June to August. Trainers from the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers, Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons International Association, International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union and United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters are expected to attend.


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