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Local insurance agents challenge area businesses to support Glen Oaks agriculture programs

Two local insurance agents, Jeff Brazo, Ayres Insurance, and Rodney Chupp, Chupp Insurance Agency, are challenging area businesses to offer their financial support for Glen Oaks Community College agricultural programs.

“The Agricultural programs are hands-on programs for students on the Glen Oaks campus, providing opportunities and experiences that students wouldn’t have at other campuses,” said […]

Aug 14, 2018|

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Zona twins take first place in Michigan College Bass Tour Classic tournament

Hunter and Jakob Zona, of Centreville, Michigan, represented Glen Oaks Community College in the Michigan College Bass Tour this season. This past weekend was their Classic Tournament where they took first place, a prize which included a new Bass Tracker Heritage boat.  In addition, team Zona were awarded Big Bass of the tournament along […]

Aug 13, 2018|

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Glen Oaks announces major renovation to grand concourse; concrete breaking event set for Wed., August 15

Glen Oaks Community College will soon begin a 150-day, $2.2 million renovation of the 50-year old grand concourse. Members of the community are invited to attend a “Concrete Breaking” event to be held on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 11 a.m.

The Glen Oaks Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. on […]

Aug 08, 2018|

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Learning by Doing: CTE/GOCC

by Dr. David Devier
President, Glen Oaks Community College

Some of you may already know that I am a technology teacher – what we used to call “shop teacher.” I have taught literally thousands of students over the past 42 years.  I continue to teach a “Manufacturing Processes” course each semester.  The one sure thing I […]

Aug 02, 2018|

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Glen Oaks announces Winter 2018 President’s and Dean’s list

Glen Oaks Community College announces its outstanding scholars for the Winter  2018 Semester. Students on the President’s Honor Roll achieved a grade point average of 3.75-4.0. Students on the Dean’s Honor Roll achieved a grade point average of 3.5-3.74. The students are listed alphabetically according to their towns of residency.

President’s List

Bresandrea Arias, Kaitlyn Czajkowski, […]

Jul 30, 2018|

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Foundation Board Update

2017 – 2018 saw a significant change for the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation (Foundation).  Pam Hughes who had served the Foundation as its Executive Director for six years chose to leave.  Pam is now enjoying spending more time with her family and traveling.  The Foundation is very grateful to Pam for her years […]

Jul 18, 2018|

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The true story of the GOCC Campus Renovation Project

The story began in 1969 when the original building was opened.  From the beginning, the maintenance and usefulness of the edifice was challenging.  The roof leaked from day one and the abundance of stairs and doors made navigating the floor plan a challenge.  The lack of logical location of given/faculty’s areas is still apparent […]

Jul 18, 2018|

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Register now for Glen Oaks 15th Annual Athletic Scholarship Golf Outing; sponsorship opportunities available

The Glen Oaks Community College Athletic Department will hold its 15th Annual Athletic Golf Outing on Friday, Aug. 3 at Sauganash Country Club in Three Rivers.

The four-person scramble will begin with registration at 11 a.m., and shotgun start at noon.  Cost is $75 per golfer and includes: 18 holes of golf, cart, dinner and […]

Jul 18, 2018|

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Glen Oaks Board approves capital millage request for November ballot

After months of planning and with input from the community, The Glen Oaks Board of Trustees approved a capital millage request for 0.5 mill (one half of one mill) for the November ballot at yesterday’s board meeting.“After learning that the College will be receiving a state grant of $1.5 million, and reviewing the Citizen […]

Jul 17, 2018|

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Glen Oaks President Devier receives high marks from Board

Glen Oaks Community College President David Devier has received high marks from the College’s Board of Trustees.

Devier was evaluated on a scale of 1 to 5 on forty-eight specific performance expectations. These expectations were divided among six broad categories covering fiscal management, external relations, internal relations, leadership, institutional performance, personal qualities and relations with […]

Jul 12, 2018|

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