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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Glen Oaks Community College establishes Epsilon Pi Tau, honorary society for professions in technology; inducts 18 inaugural members

Glen Oaks Community College held its first ever induction ceremony, inducting 18 members into the newly established Delta Rho Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau, the International Honor Society for Professions in Technology.

Epsilon Pi Tau is 81 years old and promotes excellence in academics, service, and research.

“As with all honor societies, EPT is dedicated to […]

May 03, 2017|

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Glen Oaks announces the promotion of Morgan Balcom to head coach

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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