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2016

Glen Oaks President Devier receives high marks from board evaluation

The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees provided Dr. David Devier, Glen Oaks president, with his annual evaluation during an executive session of the College’s June 8 board meeting.  The trustees were unanimous in their high appraisal of Dr. Devier’s performance.

The board evaluation included forty-eight questions covering six functional areas of performance.  On […]

Jun 21, 2016|

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Community Colleges: The Open Door to the Bachelor’s Degree

Community Colleges: The Open Door to the Bachelor’s Degree

A new research report from the Aspen Institute and the Community College Research Center entitled: “The Transfer Playbook: Essential Practices for Two and Four Year Colleges,” outlines the critical role that community colleges play in assisting students achieve a four-year degree. While community colleges, […]

Jun 02, 2016|

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Glen Oaks announces this year’s basketball summer camps

Glen Oaks announces this year’s basketball summer camps

Two camps will be ran in June. Camp One runs Monday, June 13 – Thursday, June 16 and Camp Two runs Monday, June 27 – Thursday, June 30. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 7 – 14. Campers age 7-10 will participate during the […]

May 23, 2016|

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Bill Furr receives prestigious E. J. Shaheen Faculty award during 48th annual Glen Oaks commencement

Bill Furr receives prestigious E. J. Shaheen Faculty award during 48th annual Glen Oaks commencement

Working as a business professor at a community college was probably not on Bill Furr’s radar early on in his career. In fact, his introduction to Glen Oaks was quite coincidental and came through a personal business venture.

Furr was selected […]

May 09, 2016|

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Glen Oaks to hold 48th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Fri., May 6

Glen Oaks to hold 48th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Fri., May 6
 

Glen Oaks Community College will hold its 48th Annual Commencement Ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 6, in the Glen Oaks gymnasium. One hundred nine-seven degrees and/or certificates will be awarded to 175 students, of which 113 will be walking in the […]

May 09, 2016|

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Glen Oaks Board approves design and construction of on-campus student housing

Glen Oaks Board approves design and construction of on-campus student housing;
groundbreaking for 120-bed facility is expected in summer, pending USDA loan approval

The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees voted to proceed with the bidding, design and construction of a $6.5 million, 120-bed student housing facility on the Glen Oaks campus. Subject to final […]

Apr 20, 2016|

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Glen Oaks Ben Fries honored nationally for PTK initiatives

Glen Oaks Ben Fries honored nationally for PTK initiatives

Glen Oaks advisor Ben Fries was one of fifteen Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) advisors honored with the Paragon Award for New Advisors, presented by PTK during NerdNation 2016, the annual convention in National Harbor, Maryland, April 7-9.

Fries, of Constantine, Michigan, is advisor to the Glen Oaks […]

Apr 11, 2016|

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Over 50 employers to participate in St. Joseph County Job Fair – Thursday, April 21, at Glen Oaks

Over 50 employers to participate in St. Joseph County Job Fair – Thursday, April 21, at Glen Oaks

Over 50 area employers will participate in the largest job fair in St. Joseph County on Thursday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Glen Oaks Community College. Jobseekers will have the opportunity to meet […]

Apr 04, 2016|

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Free training to enhance employable skills and address employer needs

Free Training to enhance employable skills and address employer needs

Three forces have joined together in St. Joseph County to offer a free two-week, career development training course designed to enhance a person’s skills for entering the manufacturing, healthcare and government fields. Representatives from Michigan Works! Southwest, Glen Oaks Community College, and Applied IE combined […]

Apr 04, 2016|

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  • Early Middle College
    Upwards of 60 students plan to participate in the new St. Joseph County Early Middle College program. From left at the SJC Early Middle College “Signing” night at Glen Oaks are Anita Lopez Schlabach, SJC EMC coordinator, Karin, Jakob, Hunter and Mark Zona. Jakob and Hunter are sophomores at Centreville High School who will be starting the program in which students attend an additional year (13th grade) to complete both high school and college program requirements simultaneously.

Early Middle College is officially launched in St. Joseph County

Early Middle College is officially launched in St. Joseph County 60 students to take advantage of new program offering free college credit

Whether one’s path is an associate degree, a certificate program, a career and technical program or up to two years of transferable college credit toward a bachelor’s degree, high school students can now […]

Mar 24, 2016|

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