NFE/1.0 Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/ Michigan Community College Association en kathy@mcca.org May Michigan Community College Association Wed, 24 May 2017 13:49:21 CST Wed, 24 May 2017 13:49:21 CST Michigan Community College Association http://www.mcca.org/images/hdr/hdr_lft2.jpg http://www.mcca.org/ <![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

A8F2316D512C8C798F1CEBBA1B2B39A0 Sun, 21 May 2017 15:15:43 CST See article on Arconic Foundation's award to expand advanced manufacturing education worldwide. Muskegon Community College is one of the six grant recipients including academic and training institutions in the United States and Europe.

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<![CDATA[Fast-tracking military attainment: Creating credential pathways for service members at Lansing Community College.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=D58BEE10F3DFA42F0E1A1B7CADA223C3 D58BEE10F3DFA42F0E1A1B7CADA223C3 Sun, 21 May 2017 15:11:08 CST See article on creating credential pathways for service members.

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<![CDATA["See the Vision, Be the Vision" event at Washtenaw Community College brought men of color together to send a powerful message about making higher education a reality.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=9AC711C03ED7562B1E0532F1EA4DFEB1 9AC711C03ED7562B1E0532F1EA4DFEB1 Sun, 14 May 2017 11:21:15 CST See the See the Vision, Be the Vision video. 

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<![CDATA[Northwestern Michigan College has leveraged the Michigan New Jobs Training Program to support new job creation in the region.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=0155129910901B142A3BB1326AAF6372 0155129910901B142A3BB1326AAF6372 Sun, 7 May 2017 09:52:55 CST See Traverse City Business News article.

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<![CDATA[Bay de Noc Community College was highlighted in a Forbes article on the future of work - part of a “Robots and Michigan” series.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=19A8AE77498AC23C8C3D43D89A64B473 19A8AE77498AC23C8C3D43D89A64B473 Sun, 7 May 2017 09:27:36 CST See the Forbes article.

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<![CDATA[North Central Michigan College and Northwood University team up to offer degree options.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=7507E0BB626099EED490763176661F5F 7507E0BB626099EED490763176661F5F Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:04:06 CST See the Petoskey News article.

 

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<![CDATA[Cutting back remediation yields success.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=BB7F449C22DB3C4645E742AABB77803B BB7F449C22DB3C4645E742AABB77803B Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:57:40 CST Northwestern Michigan College and the Michigan Center for Student Success were highlighted in the Community College Daily article.

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<![CDATA[New Guided Pathways Report from the Community College Research Center highlights Jackson College and Lansing Community College.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=0F1292BFAC35809982CAAF2FCD096794 0F1292BFAC35809982CAAF2FCD096794 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:20:44 CST Guided pathways reforms involve major changes in organizational practice and culture.  The report lends important insights into how colleges are engaging in this work.  The report and other Guided Pathways resources are available on the Guided Pathways Resource Repository

 

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<![CDATA[Girl gets 3-D printed hand from lab at Washtenaw Community College.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=9C80CD0EEC37CC2ECDE00B9E048C1392 9C80CD0EEC37CC2ECDE00B9E048C1392 Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:46:31 CST See the MLive.com article.

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<![CDATA[Lansing Community College ranked No. 1 in online programs offered by two-year colleges in Michigan.]]> http://www.mcca.org/news_details.cfm?rowID=0297FC548922855AD877357DE4F225D4 0297FC548922855AD877357DE4F225D4 Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:42:50 CST See the WSYM-TV article.

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<![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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