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The Case for Glen Oaks Community College Housing

Over the last several weeks Glen Oaks Community College has been surveying the county citizens about the possibility of seeking a capital millage to help support the much needed campus renovations.  One very important question has been asked by many survey respondents.  “Why did the college build the housing project if they needed funds […]

Jul 11, 2018|

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Rising ASE test scores place Glen Oaks CTE Auto program within the top third of schools in state

Students in the Glen Oaks Community College Automotive program are raising the bar when it comes to Automotive Service Excellence. Over a two year period, the CTE auto program has risen from the bottom 10 percent of the schools in the state into the top third, based on student test scores for the Maintenance […]

Jun 18, 2018|

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Glen Oaks Foundation names Vonda Marrow as executive director

Glen Oaks Community College welcomes Vonda J. Marrow as executive director of the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation.  In this role, she will lead the college’s advancement initiatives.  Marrow began her position on March 5. She will continue to build and retain relationships with alumni and friends of the college to establish funds that […]

May 16, 2018|

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Swartz Scholarship awarded to GOCC’s Megan Happel

Megan Happel, of Mendon, Michigan, has been awarded the Professor Emeritus B. Swartz Scholarship for Excellence in Mathematics.

Happel graduated with an Associate of General Studies degree during Glen Oaks graduation ceremony in early May prior to receiving her high school diploma from Mendon. She plans to attend Michigan Technical University this fall to study […]

May 14, 2018|

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Glen Oaks to hold 50th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Fri., May 4; Nursing and Allied Health pinning ceremonies – Sat., May 5

Glen Oaks Community College will hold its 50th Annual Commencement Ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 4, in Ken Schuler Court (Glen Oaks gymnasium). The Nursing Pinning ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 5 at 10 a.m. in Ken Schuler Court and the Allied Health Pinning ceremony will be held on Saturday, […]

May 04, 2018|

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Mendon graduate to receive associate degree prior to high school graduation – local musician will hold concert Sat., May. 5 at Riveria Theatre in Three Rivers

Megan Happel of Mendon will be heading to Michigan Technological University this fall, but the 2018 Mendon graduate will also have an associate degree under her belt as she heads to Houghton, Michigan.

“It’s pretty awesome,” she said.

Happel will walk across the stage during Glen Oaks Community College’s commencement May 4 at 7 p.m. earning […]

May 02, 2018|

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Glen Oaks to host public input sessions on potential millage

Glen Oaks Community College will host a series of three public informational sessions seeking input from voters as it investigates a potential millage for the 2018 November election.  The sessions will be held in the Dresser Business Development Center on the College’s campus on the following Wednesdays, May 2, 9 and 23, all at […]

Apr 25, 2018|

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Campus Cupboard food pantry now open for Glen Oaks students

An initiative that started last fall to open a food pantry for Glen Oaks Community College students is now a reality. Campus Cupboard recently opened its doors and is serving students both in food and other necessity items.

Located at the west end of the Dresser Business Development Auditorium, between the college main entrance and […]

Apr 13, 2018|

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St. Joseph County Job Fair to feature new time – 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thurs., April 19; over 50 employers will be on hand

Participants planning to attend the St. Joseph County Job Fair this year will want to make a note of the new time – 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 19.  Over 50 area employers are participating in what is the largest job fair in St. Joseph County at Ken Schuler Court on […]

Apr 12, 2018|

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Community College for Everyone!

by Dr. David H. Devier
President, Glen Oaks Community College

April 16-20, has been established as “Community College for Everyone” week by the College Promise Campaign.  These efforts are all directed at the ever increasing need for more education for all to be successful in their work and community.  As I have communicated in an earlier […]

Apr 12, 2018|

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