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CTE graphic design students participate in panel review

Four graphic design students in the advanced Career and Technical Education (CTE) Graphic Design cohort and a panel of three outside judges participated in a branding and advertising design review in late November at Glen Oaks Community College. The basis of the review was a fictitious company developed by each student with their corresponding […]

Dec 08, 2016|

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Board approves contractor bid for student housing construction project; ceremonial groundbreaking to take place Wed., Dec. 14

The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees voted at a special meeting Wednesday afternoon to approve a $5,327,359 bid submitted by Frederick Construction, Inc. to construct a new student resident hall on the college’s campus.  This bid includes all the desired alternative options including scheduled completion of the project by August 4, 2017.

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Nov 30, 2016|

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The Other Big Issue with Michigan Colleges – Degree Completion

by Dr. David Devier
Glen Oaks Community College President

Michigan student loan debt is a serious problem facing college students, whether they are graduates or not; however, the other big concern is related to thousands of former Michigan students who have college work but no credentials, i.e., certificates or degrees to show for their efforts.

Taking this […]

Nov 11, 2016|

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Glen Oaks to name gymnasium in honor of former basketball coach – “Ken Schuler Court,” – dedication this Saturday, Nov. 12

When the Glen Oaks Viking Men’s basketball team takes the court this Saturday in its home opener, the team will play on the newly refurbished – “Ken Schuler Court.”

The hardwood gym floor was restored over the past summer to a shiny, smooth and colorful gloss thanks to a donation in the name of a […]

Nov 07, 2016|

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Horizon Bank donates $2,500 to Glen Oaks Community College

Jeff Gatton (center), president of Horizon Bank in Three Rivers, presented a check for $2,500 to the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation on Monday, Nov. 7. Also pictured from left are GOCC Foundation Director Pam Hughes and GOCC President, Dr. David Devier. “We are pleased to be able to support the community, said Gatton, […]

Nov 07, 2016|

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Study shows Glen Oaks Community College added $119.3 million in income to local economy

An economic impact study conducted for Glen Oaks Community College indicates that the college, its students, and regional alumni added $119.3 million in income to the local economy in 2015-16, approximately equal to four percent of the region’s total GRP.

Conducted by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI), of Moscow, Idaho, the study reports, “The value […]

Oct 14, 2016|

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Glen Oaks Board of Trustees approves USDA loan resolution for student housing project

The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees voted at this morning’s board meeting to approve the USDA loan resolution on a $6.5 million campus housing project.

The college will be the first Michigan community college to use a low-cost (2.38 percent) USDA Rural Development federal 30-year loan to finance the housing project. In addition, […]

Oct 12, 2016|

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It’s College Night in St. Joseph County – Tuesday, Oct. 11, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Glen Oaks Community College Gymnasium Over 50 colleges and military organizations expected to participate

Area high school students, parents and members of the community are invited to visit Glen Oaks Community College on Tuesday, Oct. 11th for the 26th annual St. Joseph County College Night. Representatives from over 50 colleges and military organizations will to be on hand to meet prospective students and share information on their institutions. […]

Oct 03, 2016|

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Glen Oaks Foundation to host Second Annual Gala “Diamonds, Donors and Dollars for Scholars” – Fri., Oct. 7

The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation is busy planning for the Second Annual Gala “Diamonds, Donors and Dollars for Scholars,” to be held on Friday, Oct 7 at 6 p.m. on the concourse at the college.

The public is invited to join alumni and friends of the college to this extravaganza. “Last year the event […]

Sep 20, 2016|

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Glen Oaks announces Summer 2016 scholars

Glen Oaks announces Summer 2016 scholars

Centreville, MI — Glen Oaks Community College announces its outstanding scholars for the Summer 2016 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 […]

Sep 13, 2016|

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