NFE/1.0 Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/ Michigan Community College Association en kathy@mcca.org May Michigan Community College Association Thu, 28 May 2015 13:17:04 CST Thu, 28 May 2015 13:17:04 CST Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/images/hdr/hdr_lft2.jpg http://www.mcca.org/ <![CDATA[Community colleges adapt to job trends with new degrees and robust supports to help students succeed. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=D8E33191C9B6715439C4646D59283453 D8E33191C9B6715439C4646D59283453 Thu, 28 May 2015 13:17:04 CST See full Crain's Detroit Business article here.

When Schoolcraft College starts a new culinary bachelor's degree program this fall, it hopes to put students on a path to management positions in food and nutrition industries.

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<![CDATA[Manufacturers, educators adopt new apprenticeship training model.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=3FECC7C23B999B6A55BB2A44056185FA 3FECC7C23B999B6A55BB2A44056185FA Tue, 26 May 2015 16:31:07 CST MiBiz article highlights Grand Rapids Community College’s Manufacturing Apprenticeship program.

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<![CDATA[Resurrecting a dying art in automaking: The new digital sculptor program at Macomb Community College will feature training in hard-to-find clay modeling skills.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=BEB3EFC12190FD985885CC17CD62432E BEB3EFC12190FD985885CC17CD62432E Mon, 11 May 2015 10:12:56 CST See Community College Daily article.

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<![CDATA[Macomb Community College’s first-ever student pitch competition awards more than $9,000 to aspiring entrepreneurs.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=43AA7A09519BD73989E63E2249B793E0 43AA7A09519BD73989E63E2249B793E0 Tue, 5 May 2015 09:04:43 CST See more information.

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<![CDATA[Delta College makes big impact in the Great Lakes Bay Region.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=C6B7238A1DD060DB9A507AD8763A5EB3 C6B7238A1DD060DB9A507AD8763A5EB3 Tue, 5 May 2015 09:04:03 CST Editorial by Delta College President Jean Goodnow, Delta College makes big impact in the Great Lakes Bay Region (see MLive article).

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<![CDATA[Competency-based education gets traction at Jackson College. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=8B0B44ECC2D4F946F2BD51B8624C4517 8B0B44ECC2D4F946F2BD51B8624C4517 Tue, 5 May 2015 08:56:38 CST Competency-Based Education Gets Traction highlights how Jackson College is embracing competency-based education to address a host of issues (see Community College Daily article). 

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<![CDATA[U.S. News & World Report: Reasons why international students should start at U.S. community colleges.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=334A3AA3189746B49121D782E0FD23D6 334A3AA3189746B49121D782E0FD23D6 Mon, 4 May 2015 11:10:00 CST Article in the U.S. News & World Report argues that the benefits of starting out at a two-year program go beyond saving money.

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<![CDATA[Lenore Croudy, chair of the Mott Community College Board of Trustees, was named Trustee of the Year by the American Association for Women in Community Colleges. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=1D73AB77926058CF5FBC5749844ECD0E 1D73AB77926058CF5FBC5749844ECD0E Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:37:27 CST Lenore Croudy has served as a member of the Mott Community College Board of Trustees for more than 28 years, and has been the board chairperson for the past 20 years.  Mrs. Croudy's unwavering leadership has ensured that the College serves as an anchor institution, playing a key role in many regional economic development efforts. Her commitment, insight, and vision have helped the College move forward and thrive during difficult times.  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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