NFE/1.0 Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/ Michigan Community College Association en kathy@mcca.org August Michigan Community College Association Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:19:13 CST Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:19:13 CST Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/images/hdr/hdr_lft2.jpg http://www.mcca.org/ <![CDATA[Kellogg Community College Center for Diversity and Innovation expands thanks to $800,000 grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundation.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=5E54A4B0FCB8042D1EC3AA74F52AAF5B 5E54A4B0FCB8042D1EC3AA74F52AAF5B Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:19:13 CST See the Center for Diversity and Innovation website to learn more about the Center's work in promoting racial equity and institutional capacity building in Battle Creek.

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<![CDATA[Mid Michigan Community College renews focus on internships.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=AE7FCDB525326E4A057966C7DAC75EA4 AE7FCDB525326E4A057966C7DAC75EA4 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:41:02 CST See article on Mid Michigan Community College's efforts with internships.

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<![CDATA[Lansing Community College takes aim at pricey textbooks, offers free course materials.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=0F8921C5622027FEB7F70D49B5FCEF76 0F8921C5622027FEB7F70D49B5FCEF76 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:39:54 CST See article on Lansing Community College's efforts to leverage Open Educational Resources.

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<![CDATA[Kellogg Community College to add five new sports teams starting in 2018.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=B0943D0118EC4D4E10FC2BADF9E612DD B0943D0118EC4D4E10FC2BADF9E612DD Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:38:38 CST See article about five new sports teams being added at Kellogg Community College, along with a new associates degree in sport management and exercise science. 

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<![CDATA[Jackson College highlighted in Community College Daily article: Good faculty onboarding pays off.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=A99F3FE934E99A6C4CFE4224F66694EA A99F3FE934E99A6C4CFE4224F66694EA Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:37:21 CST See the Community College Daily article: Good faculty onboarding pays off.

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<![CDATA[USA Today special edition on transportation highlights Washtenaw Community College’s Advanced Transportation Center. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=40AD4396561A5E9283338E099880C9BE 40AD4396561A5E9283338E099880C9BE Tue, 8 Aug 2017 15:08:51 CST See the USA Today special edition on transportation article Education is What Keeps Us Moving

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<![CDATA[U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Grand Rapids Community College to promote community college training.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=F84C5DA0C527ED5238555585DE666C44 F84C5DA0C527ED5238555585DE666C44 Fri, 4 Aug 2017 21:06:30 CST See the Detroit Free Press article.

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<![CDATA[Bay College named a 2017 Great College to Work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=98200431594D54380BF3A8A2582EDCE7 98200431594D54380BF3A8A2582EDCE7 Fri, 4 Aug 2017 20:58:20 CST See the 2017 Great College to Work article in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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<![CDATA[State approves funding for St. Clair County Community College’s $10 million health science building.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=2DD8793EFFAAB923FFDE6325834DFEF6 2DD8793EFFAAB923FFDE6325834DFEF6 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:37:51 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Grand Rapids Community College gets state support for $12.7M building renovation and expansion.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=65D7689D8E3F35AC63D2415DCAB65F0C 65D7689D8E3F35AC63D2415DCAB65F0C Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:32:16 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Bay College named a 2017 Great College to Work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=23B5254C3A38BE8B0BDFF65BFA876154 23B5254C3A38BE8B0BDFF65BFA876154 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:31:34 CST See the article.

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<![CDATA[Lansing Community College partners with Delta on aviation maintenance program.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=B4DE0C1BBE06F0C838BAAF2D56F9CCE5 B4DE0C1BBE06F0C838BAAF2D56F9CCE5 Sun, 16 Jul 2017 22:13:14 CST See article.

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<![CDATA[Montcalm Community College group returns from India, shares experiences.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=F199DC81F429F346D2203B586ED1C1A4 F199DC81F429F346D2203B586ED1C1A4 Sun, 2 Jul 2017 19:29:05 CST See Greenville Daily News article.

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<![CDATA[Washtenaw Community College and Eastern Michigan University team up for cybersecurity program.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=EEBCA23008284559138ACDDA6AA0F06C EEBCA23008284559138ACDDA6AA0F06C Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:13:21 CST See MLive article.

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<![CDATA[State approves funding for $14M Northwestern Michigan College Innovation Center. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=2FCFD361901C6328CEB411411B530A1D 2FCFD361901C6328CEB411411B530A1D Sat, 24 Jun 2017 14:52:11 CST See press release.

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<![CDATA[Biederman family commits $1 million gift to Northwestern Michigan College to support the Great Lakes Water Studies Institute.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=3F6784CC1839482E48F8BC3109AA5B36 3F6784CC1839482E48F8BC3109AA5B36 Sat, 10 Jun 2017 07:27:20 CST The $1 million gift to support NMC’s Great Lakes Water Studies Institute will help ensure that students are prepared for future careers in water-related fields, train industry professionals, and cultivate generations of Great Lakes stewards.

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<![CDATA[Bay de Noc Community College President Laura Coleman was named U.P. Business Person of the Year by the U.P. Business Today publication. ]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=392D789D714EFA0BAFA3156D09626B29 392D789D714EFA0BAFA3156D09626B29 Sat, 10 Jun 2017 06:58:50 CST See the U.P. Business Today article.

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<![CDATA[Washtenaw Community College is teaming up with Wayne County Community College District to provide training in the development of connected and automated vehicles at the American Center for Mobility.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=F8C10D5642640C9DD03A4218053E8B65 F8C10D5642640C9DD03A4218053E8B65 Wed, 31 May 2017 20:24:58 CST See the MLive article.

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<![CDATA[Macomb Innovation Fund awards $125,000 to two Detroit-area technology startups.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=DF0AF623E873A9A89530B310D70367B1 DF0AF623E873A9A89530B310D70367B1 Wed, 31 May 2017 09:36:38 CST Funded by Macomb Community College's Strategic Fund and part of J.P. Morgan Chase's $150 million commitment to Detroit's economic recovery, the award is designed to advance progress of larger scale funding for startup companies with high growth potential.

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<![CDATA[Michigan community colleges receive $750,000 investment from the Kresge Foundation.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=E6E72501BF84611346F158D70095781B E6E72501BF84611346F158D70095781B Wed, 24 May 2017 13:49:21 CST The Kresge Foundation awarded the Michigan Community College Association a $750,000 grant to bolster the work of the Michigan Center for Student Success.  See MCCA press release