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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Glen Oaks/MSU students will soon be farming the Glen Oaks campus

It won’t be long before agricultural students will be gaining valuable first-hand experience actually farming over 65 tillable acres of ground on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College.

Over 60 attendees (invited farm related business owners and local farmers and guests) attended a dinner meeting in late March to hear about this new opportunity […]

Mar 29, 2018|

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Glen Oaks wins gold in Educational Advertising Awards

The Glen Oaks Community College Communications and Marketing Department recently received a “Gold” award in the 33rd Annual Educational Advertising Awards for the 2017 Glen Oaks Holiday Card titled “The Students were Nestled.”

A national panel of education industry specialists reviewed all entered pieces, presenting gold, silver, bronze and merit awards based on creativity, marketing […]

Mar 29, 2018|

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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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