NFE/1.0 Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/ Michigan Community College Association en kathy@mcca.org March Michigan Community College Association Sat, 18 Mar 2017 08:24:55 CST Sat, 18 Mar 2017 08:24:55 CST Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/images/hdr/hdr_lft2.jpg http://www.mcca.org/ <![CDATA[Grant to support Washtenaw Community College’s Advanced Transportation Center. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=374BD86914940461B977EFA2AFD3703E 374BD86914940461B977EFA2AFD3703E Sat, 18 Mar 2017 08:24:55 CST See Crain’s Detroit Business article.

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<![CDATA[Macomb Innovation Fund awards $75,000 to three Detroit-area technology startups. Since 2015, 27 companies have received a total of $1.475 million. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=A9E767F306AD560E972B92B1B1C56B91 A9E767F306AD560E972B92B1B1C56B91 Sat, 18 Mar 2017 08:14:14 CST Macomb Innovation Fund awards $75,000 to three Detroit-area technology startups.  Since 2015, 27 companies have received a total of $1.475 million through this partnership between Macomb Community College and JPMorgan Chase.  See Business Wire article.

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<![CDATA[St. Clair County Community College leverages the Michigan New Jobs Training Program to support local employers creating new jobs. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=FB28FC34110C7A8DE6456BECE57E86E1 FB28FC34110C7A8DE6456BECE57E86E1 Sat, 18 Mar 2017 08:00:00 CST Two articles in The Times Herald highlighted St. Clair County Community College’s efforts to leverage the Michigan New Jobs Training Program to support local employers creating new jobs: SC4 provides training to SMR employees, and 3E3D1CE595AE014D4D95AF6682CB2A25 Sun, 12 Mar 2017 12:36:49 CST Alpena Community College has utilized Federal funding, and State of Michigan Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program funds, to build training opportunities in Unmanned Aerial Systems program.See 12 students successfully complete UAS Drone pilot prep course and 30A2863F019F4986BB1E89454FDD1723 Sat, 4 Mar 2017 13:52:44 CST See the CCDaily article for more on the American Association of Community Colleges Awards of Excellence.

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<![CDATA[Retiring Macomb Community College President James Jacobs will help the Wilson Foundation develop a strategy for funding workforce development initiatives.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=9E080CB923B35077C8FDE10E102E0A3B 9E080CB923B35077C8FDE10E102E0A3B Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:42:23 CST President Jacobs will help the Foundation as part of its charge to spend down over $1 billion in assets by the end of 2035 (see Crain’s Detroit Business article).

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<![CDATA[Wayne County Community College District Dr. Curtis L. Ivery: Transforming lives through education.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=E53A71C309F7FCD6312F2CA17EC457F2 E53A71C309F7FCD6312F2CA17EC457F2 Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:41:32 CST See the Michigan Chronicle article.

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<![CDATA[Kirtland Community College named one of the 50 Best Online Community Colleges for 2016-17 by the Center for Online Education.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=1AC509C14A16198C3F79771F7B649F8D 1AC509C14A16198C3F79771F7B649F8D Fri, 3 Feb 2017 19:50:45 CST See the article by the Center for Online Education: 50 Best Online Community Colleges for 2016-17.

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<![CDATA[Delta College employee honored at the White House.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=24A3B96172DE2F8D4FFF6241D6D08B4B 24A3B96172DE2F8D4FFF6241D6D08B4B Sat, 28 Jan 2017 17:46:47 CST See the Midland Daily News article.

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<![CDATA[NASA picked Oakland Community College alum as one of the astronauts to fly in space in 2018.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=45BA3AE9B7634C1AD885EE79070EDA7B 45BA3AE9B7634C1AD885EE79070EDA7B Sat, 28 Jan 2017 17:35:18 CST See Space.com article.

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<![CDATA[JPMorgan, Macomb College award $225K to small business.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=02896EA0BE838D88E04D5F13397F9101 02896EA0BE838D88E04D5F13397F9101 Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:42:35 CST See The Detroit News article.

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<![CDATA[Flint community remembers Mott Community College chair Lenore Croudy as 'a woman of service'.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=CC924389DB7A6E2974C6B91C8BF110D1 CC924389DB7A6E2974C6B91C8BF110D1 Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:41:48 CST See MLive article.

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<![CDATA[Mid Michigan Community College is among 28 community colleges nationally that are creating a student-centered, learning-based credentialing system in the U.S.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=2EC5B23A62463279FF82DF0D9B5DDB15 2EC5B23A62463279FF82DF0D9B5DDB15 Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:30:18 CST See the Community College Daily article.

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<![CDATA[Macomb Community College named James Sawyer IV the new President.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=E8EA3E8B6FA9CB60241ED308A47E019C E8EA3E8B6FA9CB60241ED308A47E019C Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:09:34 CST See the Crain’s Detroit Business article.

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<![CDATA[Jackson College offering a new bachelor's degree in culinary management and hospitality.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=CD491BB7FA2A2D55F0F9AA8E93B034E5 CD491BB7FA2A2D55F0F9AA8E93B034E5 Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:08:37 CST See MLive article.

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<![CDATA[Bay College partnered with Michigan Tech University to revamp robotics education.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=5D4589281B0CA953BAE997EFC9FE516F 5D4589281B0CA953BAE997EFC9FE516F Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:07:11 CST See the Iron Mountain Daily News article.

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<![CDATA[Jackson College and MCCA’s Center for Student Success mentioned in Community College Daily article on the importance of faculty leadership on guided pathways.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=1EC96C3D3520DD5C7AC6E75F59FC209D 1EC96C3D3520DD5C7AC6E75F59FC209D Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:01:41 CST See Community College Daily article.

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<![CDATA[University of Michigan, Henry Ford College and Wayne County Community College District team up on a $3.6 million federal grant for better teaching and learning in biomedical science.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=3332AFAC6F313553E441B851042702CD 3332AFAC6F313553E441B851042702CD Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:31:30 CST Click here to learn more about the National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant. 

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<![CDATA[Grand Rapids Community College replaces nearly $590,000 in textbooks through open educational partnerships.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=1B6AAED6E90654F1ACD9A4464F74DE45 1B6AAED6E90654F1ACD9A4464F74DE45 Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:29:56 CST Click here for more information.

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<![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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