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2017

Glen Oaks announces the promotion of Morgan Balcom to head coac

Morgan Balcom takes the reigns as the new head women’s basketball coach after Michael Mosley stepped down from the position in early February. Balcom has fielded the head coaching responsibilities in an interim role since that time and has held the ship steady during a trying time.

“Morgan has done an exceptional job since being […]

Apr 28, 2017|

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Glen Oaks board names new residence hall for the Deviers

The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously at the April board meeting to name its new student housing residence: David H. and Patricia A. Devier Student Suites, in honor of President David Devier.

“This project is one that Dr. Devier conceived from the start in suggesting that we do the feasibility study, […]

Apr 18, 2017|

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St. Joseph County Job Fair to host over 50 employers – Thurs., April 20

Over 50 area employers will participate in the largest job fair in St. Joseph County on Thursday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Glen Oaks Community College. Those seeking jobs will have the opportunity to meet employer representatives to learn about and apply for positions that are currently open.

“Over 50 employers […]

Apr 13, 2017|

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Glen Oaks’ PTK honor society inducts 52 new members

The Glen Oaks chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society inducted 52 new members Friday, March 31 at a ceremony inside the Nora Hagen Theatre. Professor of Business William “Bill” Furr was chosen and inducted as an honorary member of the organization based on his dedication to student success, his background in education and […]

Apr 11, 2017|

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Public invited to experience distracted driving simulator at GOCC – Monday, Mar. 27; event designed to show dangers of text messaging

Driver distraction is one of the leading causes of motor vehicle accidents. One of the fastest growing and most problematic of driver distractions is text messaging. Accidents involving distracted driving are 100 percent preventable.

To help drive the message among students and the general public, the Glen Oaks Community College Campus Activity Board will host […]

Mar 17, 2017|

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Glen Oaks to host Fifth Annual Variety Show – Thurs., Mar. 23

Chords in the Community, the Glen Oaks Music Club, will host the fifth annual Variety Show on Thursday, Mar. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Nora Hagen Theatre on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College. The show is free and open to the public.

“There are mostly musical acts this year,” said Gerald Barkley, […]

Mar 15, 2017|

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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 5. They are the Distinguished Alumni Award, the Fellows Award and the E. J. Shaheen Chair for Teaching Excellence Award.

The Distinguished Alumni […]

Mar 14, 2017|

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Glen Oaks seeks nominations to fill board vacancy left by Mary Lou Falkenstein

Glen Oaks Community College is seeking nominations to fill a board of trustee vacancy left by the resignation of Mary Lou Falkenstein, who announced she will resign effective March 20.

The board thanked Falkenstein at the March board meeting for her service and dedicated a $500 leadership scholarship for a deserving Glen Oaks student over […]

Mar 09, 2017|

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Glen Oaks invites you to “Spring into Wellness” a free event – Sat., March 18, featuring area wellness, nutrition and fitness experts

The newly formed Glen Oaks Community College Alumni and Friends Association is kicking off its first event and it is free and open to the community. “Spring into Wellness” will be held on Saturday, Mar. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon in the college’s D Wing and the Nora Hagen Theatre. The event will […]

Mar 07, 2017|

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Glen Oaks to host MiCareerQuest for area ninth graders – Mar. 28; over 35 area businesses and organizations to participate in career exploration program

Glen Oaks Community College is proud to announce its participation in MiCareerQuest Southwest St. Joseph County to be held on Tuesday, Mar. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. On this day over 750 ninth-graders in St. Joseph County will spend the day learning about a variety of different career options from area employers.

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Mar 07, 2017|

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