NFE/1.0 Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/ Michigan Community College Association en kathy@mcca.org October Michigan Community College Association Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:29:21 CST Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:29:21 CST Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/images/hdr/hdr_lft2.jpg http://www.mcca.org/ <![CDATA[Kellogg Community College announces major workforce training initiative. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=68C9068706189A3A9EC03315AA75C3BB 68C9068706189A3A9EC03315AA75C3BB Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:29:21 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Macomb Community College leads coalition to address manufacturing skills gap.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=3DC4AEEFA1A650F37B0D54230EBEF6FD 3DC4AEEFA1A650F37B0D54230EBEF6FD Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:28:46 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Five Michigan community colleges have been identified by The Aspen Institute as one of the top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=9EEA6EFE00E00EECAD356318DBB32146 9EEA6EFE00E00EECAD356318DBB32146 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:14:47 CST See the list of colleges by state, and the Community College Daily article.  The Aspen Prize, which is awarded every two years, focuses on student success and looks at outstanding achievements in four areas: learning; certificate and degree completion; employment ]]> <![CDATA[Michigan Community Colleges offer Bachelor's Degrees to increase degree attainment and close skills gap.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=9E39CF37071519C8C8C24F90403E1899 9E39CF37071519C8C8C24F90403E1899 Fri, 6 Oct 2017 15:43:49 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Jackson College's performing arts Potter Center gets modern facelift, more renovations to come. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=E26C8BECDDBA9C577D52B9DF48852B63 E26C8BECDDBA9C577D52B9DF48852B63 Fri, 6 Oct 2017 15:34:55 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Lansing Community College celebrated the grand opening of its new state of the art manufacturing facility.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=B0F6256B9E4F49D7398E1D71CE551DE6 B0F6256B9E4F49D7398E1D71CE551DE6 Fri, 6 Oct 2017 13:59:14 CST See article, and more information about the Center for Manufacturing Excellence, which offers state-of-the-art technology/equipment for programs in computer design, machining, welding, robotics and automation.

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<![CDATA[North Central Michigan College President Cameron Brunet-Koch announced plans to retire in June 2018. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=DCA1ACEAB5AE587552631F37C65CD4F4 DCA1ACEAB5AE587552631F37C65CD4F4 Sat, 30 Sep 2017 14:05:27 CST See article.  Dr. Brunet-Koch, MCCA's immediate-past Board Chair, began her work at North Central Michigan College in 1997 as the dean of students, and has been serving as president since 2001.

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<![CDATA[Move of Mott Community College's culinary arts program gets $1.5 million grant from state.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=5CEDCCDF21F8CD074746FDF253601717 5CEDCCDF21F8CD074746FDF253601717 Sat, 30 Sep 2017 14:03:59 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Northwestern Michigan College has been recognized as a Generation Study Abroad leader by the Institute of International Education for more than doubling student study abroad experiences.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=F7F3B6C069B1D19F18B3745E3B75C604 F7F3B6C069B1D19F18B3745E3B75C604 Sat, 30 Sep 2017 13:40:01 CST See the press release.  Northwestern Michigan College was one of about 30 schools among 800 GSA institutions worldwide to already achieve its commitment to double student participation in study abroad before the end of the decade. 

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<![CDATA[The partnership between Lansing Community College and Delta Airlines is an example of how colleges and companies are training workers for "new collar jobs" that don't require a baccalaureate]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=86866603B67C485CEA995536EDF926D5 86866603B67C485CEA995536EDF926D5 Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:44:01 CST View video of MSNBC feature story.

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<![CDATA[$14.1M health center groundbreaking set at Muskegon Community College.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=3B2900B82B2BEA53138C6F5CC21F8E62 3B2900B82B2BEA53138C6F5CC21F8E62 Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:35:45 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Kalamazoo Valley Community College President Marilyn Schlack has announced plans to retire. Dr. Schlack has served as president since 1982. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=39169219BFF0EDD5ABDDB95951E3BE8C 39169219BFF0EDD5ABDDB95951E3BE8C Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:19:46 CST ??See article

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<![CDATA[Washtenaw Community College connects with driverless car program.  ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=0FA90D228AA60D7C90B2B4E4CC08003E 0FA90D228AA60D7C90B2B4E4CC08003E Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:18:55 CST Washtenaw Community College is one of three community colleges that will be involved in a new facility to test and research connected and automated vehicles at the former World II-era bomber manufacturing plant at Willow Run in Ypsilanti Township.  Macomb Community College brings its expertise from its nationally recognized Center for Advanced Automotive Technology, while Wayne County Community College District <![CDATA[Washtenaw Community College students help discover priceless Roman artifacts during an archaeological dig at an ancient Roman fort in England.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=96377B82410ADBFD5739792586026C63 96377B82410ADBFD5739792586026C63 Fri, 8 Sep 2017 12:08:23 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Monroe County Community College digs deep for new heating, cooling system. The College switched to a geothermal system that could save the school an average of $275,000 a year in utility bills.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=F2B6D3FA681E3DEE202112DC6135464F F2B6D3FA681E3DEE202112DC6135464F Fri, 8 Sep 2017 12:07:16 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Two early-stage companies will receive $75,000 in funding from the Innovation Fund Macomb Community College, Powered by JPMorgan Chase & Co.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=8F4DA6D4B1E83818738AD43FD7B6D9C7 8F4DA6D4B1E83818738AD43FD7B6D9C7 Fri, 8 Sep 2017 12:05:14 CST Since July 2015, the Macomb Innovation Fund has awarded $1.675 million to 31 companies.  

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<![CDATA[Mott Community College’s Gateway to College, a partnership with Flint Community Schools, allows those who dropped out of school get their diploma and college credits.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=EBF4B1195F1363B4D3CD9361D8F81583 EBF4B1195F1363B4D3CD9361D8F81583 Sun, 3 Sep 2017 15:13:25 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Macomb Community College has been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation for a program to boost high-tech training and employment in the southern part of the county.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=AD214D3B2BAD7407E198F95E47C06814 AD214D3B2BAD7407E198F95E47C06814 Sat, 26 Aug 2017 07:00:33 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Muskegon Community College's new downtown center to open.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=3DC1234F7FD32E601B2C6E69D71E6CBD 3DC1234F7FD32E601B2C6E69D71E6CBD Sat, 26 Aug 2017 06:35:57 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Governor Snyder joined by U.S. Labor Secretary for tour of Grand Rapids Community College's medical programs.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=E0E8F59657A34C073B36360482A934F3 E0E8F59657A34C073B36360482A934F3 Sat, 26 Aug 2017 06:34:41 CST See article.

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