Glen Oaks offers Summer Bridge program to boost English and math skills

Students wishing to attend Glen Oaks Community College in the fall, who may be feeling nervous or stressed about the college entrance exam, now have the opportunity to enhance their English and math skills prior to the start of the fall semester.

The Summer Bridge program, designed to better prepare students for Accuplacer testing and […]

Jul 17, 2017|

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The Good Work of Glen Oaks

I have reported in the recent past about some of the successes of Glen Oaks Community College in serving our region’s students and communities. Here I will provide greater detail concerning the breadth and depth of the good work being carried out.

The previous reports outlined the significant numbers of dual enrollment and early middle […]

Jun 27, 2017|

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Former Detroit Lions kicker Jason Hanson to speak as part of Glen Oaks Viking Speaker Series – Thursday, July 20

Glen Oaks Community College will host Jason Hanson, former Detroit Lions kicker, the first speaker in the 2017-18 Viking Speaker Series. The event will be held on Thursday, July 20 at 6 p.m. in the Nora Hagen Theatre on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College.  The event is sponsored by Sturgis Media Group […]

Jun 26, 2017|

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South Bend Cubs gathering open to Alumni and Friends of Glen Oaks Community College – Sunday, July 16

Glen Oaks Community College will host a day at the South Bend Cubs ballgame at Four Winds Field on Sunday, July 16 at 2:05 p.m.

Each participants will enjoy a reserved seat on the Home Run Porch, receive a South Bend Cubs baseball cap, and will be treated to grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, corn […]

Jun 22, 2017|

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Glen Oaks announces Winter 2017 scholars

Glen Oaks Community College announces its outstanding scholars for the Winter 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


Amy Kline

Stacie Cleland, Kaitlyn […]

Jun 15, 2017|

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Glen Oaks to hold 14th Annual Athletic Scholarship Golf Outing – Fri., June 23

The Glen Oaks Community College Athletic Department will hold its annual golf outing on Friday, June 23 at the Klinger Lake Country Club.

The event will begin with registration at 10:30 a.m., lunch at 11 a.m. and shotgun start at noon. This is a four-person scramble, with many prizes.

Cost is $90 per golfer and includes […]

May 15, 2017|

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Swartz Scholarship awarded to GOCC’s Jeremy M. Gooch

Jeremy M. Gooch, of Sturgis, Michigan, has been awarded the Professor Emeritus B. Swartz Scholarship for Excellence in Mathematics.

Gooch graduated with an Associate of General Studies degree during Glen Oaks graduation ceremony in early May. He plans to attend a private college to finish his four-year degree in electrical engineering and someday work in […]

May 10, 2017|

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Glen Oaks to hold 49th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Fri., May 5; Nursing and Allied Health pinning ceremonies – Sat., May 6

Glen Oaks Community College will hold its 49th Annual Commencement Ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 5, in Ken Shuler Court (Glen Oaks gymnasium). The Nursing Pinning ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 6 at 10 a.m. in Ken Schuler Court and the Allied Health Pinning ceremony will be held on Saturday, […]

May 05, 2017|

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Glen Oaks to launch new program in Agricultural Equipment Technology this fall—only program of its kind in the state

Glen Oaks Community College is pleased to announce a new associate and certificate program in Agricultural Equipment Technology that will launch this fall.

The two-year, daytime associate degree program will train students to diagnose, service, repair, maintain and overhaul farm equipment. Students will receive state-of-the-art technical training on the latest major brand equipment through a […]

May 05, 2017|

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Simmons receives prestigious E. J. Shaheen award during 49th annual Glen Oaks commencement – the chemistry was right for teaching after all

Growing up in the small town of Scotts, Michigan, Sarah Simmons was that person who “loved to learn” in school.  She graduated from Climax-Scotts High School and enrolled at Albion College as a pre-med major but after taking her first chemistry class, she quickly discovered her new love for the subject.

“Chemistry opened up an […]

May 05, 2017|

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