GLEN OAKS TODAY – DECEMBER, 2015
“Getting to Work”
The Center for Michigan recently published a report entitled, “Getting to Work: The Public’s Agenda for Improving Career Navigation, College Affordability, and Upward Mobility in Michigan.” The data reported were collected from more than 5,000 Michigan participants via direct phone, online and focus groups surveys. This report […]
GLEN OAKS TODAY – September, 2015
What is the Value of College?
As you read all the print news reports and listen to all the TV news bites in recent times, it would seem that the value of a college education is not what it used to be. This is not the case according to a […]
GLEN OAKS TODAY – MAY, 2015
Your Community College
Each year millions of Americans of all ages and backgrounds are receiving a first -rate, affordable education that equips them with the skills to attain good paying jobs, transition to four-year educational institutions and advance in their careers.
Recently, the spotlight has been placed on the nation’s 1,123 […]
GLEN OAKS TODAY – January, 2015
Dual enrollment provides jumpstart for college
For a number of years, Glen Oaks Community College has offered dual enrollment opportunities to local high school students. This program allows students to enroll in college classes that count for both their high school classes and for college credit. Examples
of offerings include: English, […]
GLEN OAKS TODAY – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER, 2014
Education changes lives: Scholarships make education possible
At Glen Oaks Community College, our mission is to provide the best learning environment possible for our students. The results are life
changing as students add value to their lives as many new doors are opened for them. Many of these students are first-generation […]
GLEN OAKS TODAY – OCTOBER, 2014
Career Technical Education—the mission of Glen Oaks Community College
As Glen Oaks Community College enters its fiftieth-year of service to the greater St. Joseph County region, a review of its mission in regards to serving career, technical, and occupational needs is in order.
The College mission statement includes, “to provide quality […]
GLEN OAKS TODAY – SEPTEMBER, 2014
Glen Oaks receives reaffirmation of accreditation
I am pleased to announce the College has received notice of reaffirmation of accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission.
This accomplishment validates the work our very talented faculty and staff have been doing in the area of continuous improvement. Glen Oaks continues to provide quality […]
GLEN OAKS TODAY – JUNE, 2014
The value of your community college
In 2014 the cost of attending college, depending on the institution of choice, has reached tenuous heights. There are stories in the news almost daily concerning the climbing debt for college loans and how this is burdening recent college attendees. College loan debt in […]
GLEN OAKS TODAY – MARCH, 2014
I am delighted to introduce myself as the new president of Glen Oaks Community College. Since beginning on January 21, I have had the opportunity to meet and work with many wonderful individuals both inside and outside the College. I am delighted with the warm welcome I have […]