NFE/1.0 Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/ Michigan Community College Association en kathy@mcca.org May Michigan Community College Association Mon, 23 May 2016 09:37:04 CST Mon, 23 May 2016 09:37:04 CST Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/images/hdr/hdr_lft2.jpg http://www.mcca.org/ <![CDATA[National Science Foundation awards Washtenaw Community College grant to foster automotive lightweighting jobs.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=73C9C77219DC2ACF775CC830985FDE41 73C9C77219DC2ACF775CC830985FDE41 Mon, 23 May 2016 09:37:04 CST The $200K grant will be used to instruct students and educators on the most up-to-date information regarding lightweight materials in the automotive design and manufacturing processes (see more information).

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<![CDATA[Grand Rapids Community College is launching its third middle college program this fall, the first with a corporate collaborator, furniture manufacturer Herman Miller.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=11F47F4CAF44BD7979489AD0195F4C48 11F47F4CAF44BD7979489AD0195F4C48 Mon, 23 May 2016 09:35:12 CST See the Community College Daily article.

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<![CDATA[Three Macomb Community College faculty members receive award for excellence in teaching.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=4F061485B768B21AD5F72232B11E01C6 4F061485B768B21AD5F72232B11E01C6 Wed, 18 May 2016 13:08:10 CST The 2016 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award recognizes community and technical college educators who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment and contribution to their students and colleagues (see more information).

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<![CDATA[Alpena Community College hosts the national 2016 College Lineman Rodeo.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=431F490CDEB367D013825FAF3E03317C 431F490CDEB367D013825FAF3E03317C Tue, 17 May 2016 11:22:23 CST See the WBKB News article.

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<![CDATA[North Central Michigan College and University of Michigan-Flint partner to expand opportunities for students in Petoskey.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=477B35453A4A22A0C4FBB39B430900BC 477B35453A4A22A0C4FBB39B430900BC Mon, 16 May 2016 10:45:17 CST North Central Michigan College graduates will be able to earn an online bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan-Flint in Nursing, Applied Science, or Business Administration close to home (see UM-Flint Now article).

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<![CDATA[The Elusive Community College Baccalaureate Degree. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=10400E40C149DB35691FE4089C9565AA 10400E40C149DB35691FE4089C9565AA Mon, 16 May 2016 10:18:12 CST See article on Ferris State University's Perspectives article by Daniel Phelan, President of Jackson College.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Senator Gary Peters visits Alpena Community College.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=1119527E73FF645A3520C11C41DAC550 1119527E73FF645A3520C11C41DAC550 Mon, 9 May 2016 07:56:01 CST See WBKB News article.

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<![CDATA[Michigan is one of only 12 states where students can work their way through a public two-year institution while working 20 hours or less per week.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=28A73DA76E8E90F8C69F67285CC42298 28A73DA76E8E90F8C69F67285CC42298 Mon, 2 May 2016 06:27:40 CST See the national report 2016 College Affordability Diagnosis.

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<![CDATA[A new vocational program is headed to high schools in partnership with Kirtland Community College.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=811A1EAAA78326F33A57A47207919988 811A1EAAA78326F33A57A47207919988 Mon, 2 May 2016 06:25:10 CST See UpNorthLive article.

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<![CDATA[Kellogg Community College adds $2.1 million in new equipment to enhance student training.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=CE26393D8B89DF164B1A0AD7535D8AA1 CE26393D8B89DF164B1A0AD7535D8AA1 Mon, 2 May 2016 06:24:23 CST See KCC Daily article.

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<![CDATA[The Power of Pell: Mott Community College's use of federal aid to train unemployed workers and dissolve silos between credit and noncredit.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=704710F4FF7FE8E191873D2048E4DC28 704710F4FF7FE8E191873D2048E4DC28 Tue, 26 Apr 2016 10:40:09 CST See the Promising Practices Brief from Achieving the Dream and Workforce Strategies Initiative at the Aspen Institute.

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<![CDATA[Grand Rapids Community College and McDonald’s partner to put employees on path to degrees.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=CC19558BD5D98564CEFD6DC8A9E23A6A CC19558BD5D98564CEFD6DC8A9E23A6A Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:55:00 CST See MLive article.

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<![CDATA[New agriculture degree with MSU certificate to be offered at Muskegon Community College.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=760AAB459E1758475E2141A72FCA8AAF 760AAB459E1758475E2141A72FCA8AAF Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:54:20 CST See MLive article.

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<![CDATA[Jackson College president Dan Phelan to lead national community college advocacy group.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=F4A71551A9421F390452061D4A62FCC1 F4A71551A9421F390452061D4A62FCC1 Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:53:28 CST See MLive article.

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<![CDATA[Delta College, Jackson College, Bay de Noc Community College and Kirtland Community College recognized as top tech-savvy community colleges by the Center for Digital Education.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=647F998B1208391DFCB5346E1B4F1E15 647F998B1208391DFCB5346E1B4F1E15 Sun, 10 Apr 2016 17:12:07 CST The 2015-16 Digital Community Colleges Survey analyzes how community colleges use a range of technologies to improve services to students, faculty, staff and the community at large (see article).

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<![CDATA[Recent study shows North Central Michigan College's $120.2 million impact on the local economy in total gross regional product.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=703444A5CD299D418C7749A0018EE064 703444A5CD299D418C7749A0018EE064 Sat, 9 Apr 2016 18:19:16 CST 552388A1487A2B991BD71EA343ACE045 Sat, 9 Apr 2016 15:47:32 CST The Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN), a partnership between seven Michigan Works! Agencies and nine community colleges in Southeastern Michigan, has launched MI Bright Future to better inform teen job choices (see the Detroit Free Press article). The pilot program wi]]> <![CDATA[Three early-stage companies from Livingston, Washtenaw and Wayne counties will receive a total of $225,000 in funding from the Innovation Fund Macomb Community College, Powered by JPMorgan Chase & Co.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=3778D8783C071D324DB1A1F7CBAC26F8 3778D8783C071D324DB1A1F7CBAC26F8 Fri, 1 Apr 2016 11:07:07 CST See the Yahoo Finance article.

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<![CDATA[Henry Ford College selected for the national Community College Innovation Challenge.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=5E841DD1FE3E4972E84D932C4DDBE1CA 5E841DD1FE3E4972E84D932C4DDBE1CA Fri, 1 Apr 2016 11:06:11 CST The program, a partnership between the National Science Foundation and the American Association of Community Colleges, challenges community college students to propose innovative solutions based in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in order to address global challenges.

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<![CDATA[High school students can now take advantage of free college credit through Glen Oaks Community College as part of the new Early Middle College program in St. Joseph County.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=FF6FCD6045678F3D3FC6002F93951C14 FF6FCD6045678F3D3FC6002F93951C14 Fri, 1 Apr 2016 11:05:02 CST See the Sturgis Journal article.

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