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Glen Oaks cancels softball season due to low numbers and injuries

Glen Oaks Community College has announced it is canceling the 2018 softball season. Low numbers and injuries decimated the softball roster making it impossible to finish out the league season. The Vikings did show signs of success and improvement from last year’s season going 2-7 and averaging 5.5 runs per game during their 9 […]

Mar 26, 2018|

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Holocaust survivor to speak as part of Glen Oaks Viking Speaker Series

Holocaust survivor, author and inspirational speaker Dr. Inge Auerbacher will talk on “Memories of a Child Survivor of the Holocaust” at the next Glen Oaks Community College Viking Speaker Series presentation on Wednesday, Mar. 21 at 6 p.m.  Please note this event will be held at   Three Rivers High School in the Performing Arts […]

Mar 12, 2018|

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Glen Oaks reports student enrollment climb for sixth straight semester; high school age students comprise 52 percent of headcount

Glen Oaks Community College is reporting a 7.3 percent increase in student headcount and a 10.1 percent increase in credit hours as enrollment numbers are finalized for the Winter 2018 semester. This represents an upward trend for the sixth straight semester, while the national community college enrollment trend has been on the decline.

“Our overall […]

Feb 16, 2018|

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Morgan Olson donates welding simulator to Glen Oaks Welding program

Students in the Welding program at Glen Oaks Community College are now learning welding techniques on a new welding simulator thanks to the generosity of a $20,000 donation from Morgan Olson LLC.

Through the use of the simulator, students virtually train with different types of welding on a computer screen before applying hands-on training in […]

Feb 08, 2018|

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Why Glen Oaks – Why Now?

With the Winter 2018 Semester under way at Glen Oaks, it is timely to reinforce the value added to the region by the College. More than 1,600 students complete course work at Glen Oaks each year, a number that has been growing.  These students range in age from 14 to 60+ and pursue studies […]

Feb 02, 2018|

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Glen Oaks announces recipients for 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame

Glen Oaks Community College has announced its recipients for the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees are Terry Conklin and the 1967-1968 Men’s Basketball team.

Terry Conklin was the captain of the first baseball team at GOCC in 1968 that was coached by the late Ken Schuler. During his time at Glen Oaks, […]

Feb 02, 2018|

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Glen Oaks announces Fall 2017 President’s and Dean’s list

Glen Oaks Community College announces its outstanding scholars for the Fall 2017 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


Nayomie Allen, Brianna Anthony, […]

Feb 01, 2018|

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Glen Oaks seeks nominees for Distinguished Alumni, Fellows and E. J. Shaheen Teaching Excellence awards

Current and former Glen Oaks Community College students, staff and community members are invited to submit nominations for a number of awards presented annually at the college’s graduation ceremony on Friday, May 4. They are the Distinguished Alumni Award, the Fellows Award and the E. J. Shaheen Chair for Teaching Excellence Award.

The Distinguished Alumni […]

Jan 29, 2018|

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Glen Oaks Community College Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for 2018-19 academic year

The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from new and returning Glen Oaks students for the 2018-19 academic year.

Through philanthropic efforts of the Foundation, charitable cash gifts have provided many students the opportunity of an education that will in turn help change their lives in a positive way.

The Glen Oaks Community […]

Jan 26, 2018|

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Glen Oaks graphic design students receive honors in scholastic awards

Congratulations to Glen Oaks graphic design students Crystal Miller, left, and Monica Sanchez, both of Sturgis, Michigan, on receiving honors in the regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Miller received a Digital Art Gold Key award for her works “Fka Twigs,” and Sanchez received a Design Honorable Mention for her works “Frank Ocean CD” […]

Jan 22, 2018|

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