College recognizes individuals with long-standing ties to college in commemorative ceremony during annual GOCC Foundation gala

During the 2017 annual Glen Oaks Community College Foundation gala held Saturday, Oct. 14, Glen Oaks President David Devier recognized two individuals with long-time ties to the college and officially named two areas of the campus as part of the evening’s activities.

Gretchen Dresser, of Sturgis, who along with her late husband, Raymond H. Dresser, […]

Oct 20, 2017|

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It’s College Night in St. Joseph County – Wednesday Oct. 11, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Glen Oaks Community College – Ken Schuler Court 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 27th 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 06, 2017|

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Community is invited to Glen Oaks Foundation’s Third Annual Gala “Diamonds, Donors and Dollars for Scholars” – Sat., Oct. 14

The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation will hold the Third Annual Gala “Diamonds, Donors and Dollars for Scholars,” on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. in the college’s Dresser Business Development Center.

The public is invited to join alumni and friends of the college to this extravaganza. “Last year the event raised over $13,000 for […]

Sep 26, 2017|

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Historical sign to mark site of former White Pigeon High School—Glen Oaks beginnings

On Monday, Sept. 18, Glen Oaks Community College will unveil a historical marker that identifies the site of the college’s beginnings 50 years ago. That site was the former White Pigeon High School at 201 S. Lincoln St., White Pigeon. The college will recognize the significance of those days of early beginnings at 10 […]

Sep 06, 2017|

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A New Day at GOCC

by Dr. David Devier, Glen Oaks president

This August 26th, a new day begins at Glen Oaks Community College.  We will move our first class of students into our new housing facility – Devier Student Suites.  This monumental activity means that life will never be the same on campus going forward.  Never again will we […]

Aug 15, 2017|

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Glen Oaks gears up for ‘Student Move-in Day’ for new housing facility – Sat., Aug. 26

Glen Oaks Community College is gearing up to move over 80 students into their new on-campus living quarters, Devier Student Suites, on Saturday, Aug. 26 between 8 a.m. and noon.

“We are anticipating over 300 people to participate including students, parents, and faculty and staff volunteers,” said April Yost, director of student housing, Capstone On-Campus […]

Aug 15, 2017|

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Grand Opening of Devier Student Suites set for Fri., Aug. 25; public is invited to join in the celebration

What began as an idea to build a residence hall on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College more than two years ago is about to become a reality.

The grand opening of the David H. and Patricia A. Devier Student Suites will be held on Friday, August 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. […]

Aug 15, 2017|

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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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