News – 2010

  • Glen Oaks athletics to salute Tom Soper at January 22 game

    December 17, 2010 Tom Soper on a treadmill in Glen Oaks Fitness-Wellness Center.
    Tom Soper is a legendary figure at Glen Oaks Community College. Not only was he one of the first instructors when the college started in 1967, but he also coached one of the first athletic teams. On Saturday, January 22, the athletic department will pay special tribute to the former cross country coach and fitness/wellness ... Read Full Article >>
  • Eighteen recognized for service to Glen Oaks Community College

    December 16, 2010 Photo of Professor Janell Lederman
    Eighteen individuals were honored December 10 for their service to Glen Oaks Community College. The full and part-time faculty and staff employees had a combined 190 years of service to the college. Janell Lederman, Professor of Nursing, led the list of honorees with 25 years service. Dr. Gary Wheeler, President, thanked all those being recognized ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks students aim for payback!

    December 15, 2010 Steve Ryno taunting pie thrower because of missed pie.
    With classes ending for the Fall Semester at Glen Oaks Community College, students had the opportunity to take out their frustration about final exams on several of the faculty. During the noon hour on Wednesday, Dec. 15, students could purchase a shaving cream pie for $1 (for Christmas charity) and smack a faculty member in ... Read Full Article >>
  • Club aims to make holiday happier for deserving family

    November 24, 2010 Medical Assistant Club showing off donations for local family in need.
    The Medical Assistant Club at Glen Oaks Community College is donating toys, food and household items to a local family in need this holiday season. The MA Club made a commitment to help support a tradition started by Glen Oaks employees several years ago by adopting-a-family of a student at Christmas. The club also donated ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks Foundation reminds donors how much scholarships benefit students

    November 18, 2010 Steve Proefrock standing at podium with other coaches.
    Students representing the arts, allied health fields and student athletics were front and center at the 2010 Annual Donor Appreciation Luncheon hosted by the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation on November 12. GOCC Foundation Luncheon visitors were surrounded by art exhibits explained by Professor of Art Michael Northrop, several Viking men’s basketball players and coaches ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks welcomes 34 members to scholastic honorary

    November 18, 2010 Glen Oaks Community College News Article (generic - no featured image)
    Glen Oaks Community College honored 34 scholars with induction Friday, November 12 into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for community college students. The Alpha Delta Omega chapter of PTK is chartered at Glen Oaks. Students must maintain a 3.3 grade point average to become a member. Chad Worthington, instructor of Psychology, welcomed the ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks Community College Spring/Summer Scholars Announced

    November 17, 2010 Glen Oaks Community College announces its outstanding scholars for the Spring/Summer 2010 Semester. Dr. Ana Gaillat, Dean of the College, said students on the President’s Honor Roll achieved a grade point average of 3.75-4.0 and students on the Dean’s Honor Roll achieved a grade point average of 3.5-3.74. All students are listed alphabetically according to ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks Board greets new Trustee

    November 10, 2010 Photo of Diana DeGraaf
    The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees greeted Three Rivers businesswoman Diana M. DeGraaf on Wednesday, Nov. 10 as the newest member of the organization. DeGraaf was unanimously elected by the Board to complete the term of Dr. Paul Schubert who recently resigned and moved to be closer to family in the Detroit area. ... Read Full Article >>
  • Benefactor adds to his Ernest R. Graham Upward Bound Scholarship

    November 5, 2010 Glen Oaks Community College News Article (generic - no featured image)
    A retired Chicago electrician living in Three Rivers is making an impact on education one student at a time. Ernest R. Graham established the Ernest R. Graham Upward Bound scholarship with a generous donation to the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation in 2009. Two local students have benefitted thus far from Mr. Graham’s gift. Shayla ... Read Full Article >>
  • Toy donation gains entrance to Skate-A-Thon

    November 4, 2010 The Medical Assistant Club at Glen Oaks Community College will host a Skate-A-Thon from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 21 at Skate Galaxy, 57550 N. Main St., Three Rivers. The fundraising event is open to the public and the cost of admission is a toy, food or household item (not to exceed $5). All proceeds from ... Read Full Article >>
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