News – 2011

  • Upward Bounders read Christmas stories to youngsters

    December 17, 2011 Upward Bounders read Christmas stories to youngsters
    Students taking part in the Upward Bound program at Glen Oaks Community College recently participated in Reading with TRiO at the Sturgis Public Library. Each Upward Bound student was paired with a youngster for the opportunity to read an exciting Christmas story. In all, 15 Upward Bound participants joined the Grinch at the Sturgis library. Shown ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks Community College receives outstanding audit report

    December 15, 2011 Glen Oaks Community College receives outstanding audit report
    The Board of Trustees at Glen Oaks Community College received an early Christmas present at their Wednesday, December 14 meeting as college officials were given an outstanding annual audit report covering the year ended June 30, 2011 from Plante & Moran, PLLC, of Portage. During this period of economic ups and downs, Plante-Moran officials said GOCC ... Read Full Article >>
  • Semester Wrap-up

    December 14, 2011 Semester Wrap-up
    Most classes at GOCC end Friday, December 16. There is no enrollment for winter classes December 17, 2011 through January 2, 2012, but students may begin enrolling again January 3, 2012 through the start of classes on Monday, January 9. Returning students may register for classes online at www.glenoaks.edu New students at Glen Oaks must ... Read Full Article >>
  • Spring Arbor University students in classes at Glen Oaks

    December 9, 2011 Spring Arbor University students in classes at Glen Oaks
    These former Glen Oaks Community College students are now well on their way to a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management from Spring Arbor University. The accelerated program is designed for adults seeking a future in business management and administration. Twelve separate 6 week classes compose the cohort program that began in March of 2011 ... Read Full Article >>
  • College Allied Health Club helps family in need this Christmas

    December 2, 2011 College Allied Health Club helps family in need this Christmas
    The Allied Health Club at Glen Oaks Community College earned praise recently for a $300 donation to make Christmas brighter for a family in need. Shown receiving an Appreciation Award from Student Support Specialist Karen Webber are (left to right) Executive Assistant to the Chair of the MA Program Julie Ianni, Karen Webber, Allied Health ... Read Full Article >>
  • Winter New Student Orientation Planned at Glen Oaks

    December 1, 2011 Winter New Student Orientation Planned at Glen Oaks
    Glen Oaks Community College believes New Student Orientation, which informs students of campus programs and services, is so important that it will be offered this Winter Semester for the first time. Winter 2012 New Student Orientation is Tuesday, December 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. in the Business Development Center’s Dresser Auditorium. The event ... Read Full Article >>
  • Online Open House will answer questions about distance learning for college students

    November 21, 2011 Online Open House will answer questions about distance learning for college students
    Glen Oaks Community College’s Distance Learning Office will explain the convenience and ease of online college classes with two website-based Open Houses. The informative Distance Learning Online Open Houses are 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6 and 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9, 2011. The college website is www.glenoaks.edu Dr. Patricia Morgenstern, Associate Dean of Extended ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks announces title changes for key individuals

    November 17, 2011 Glen Oaks announces title changes for key individuals
    Glen Oaks Community College President, Dr. Gary Wheeler, announced Wednesday morning at the November Board of Trustees meeting several title changes for key college management. “These title changes reflect a desire to more accurately describe office functions. The changes are effective immediately,” he said. Dr. Ana Gaillat, formerly Dean of the College, is now Dean of ... Read Full Article >>
  • GOCC Foundation Scholarships Awarded to 56 Students

    November 9, 2011 GOCC Foundation Scholarships Awarded to 56 Students
    The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation announces its 2011-2012 Scholarship Award Recipients. This year’s awarding amount is approximately $57,000 to 56 students who were chosen by a committee for their academic achievements. Additionally, the athletic program received a grant in the amount of $25,000 to award scholarships to student athletes who participate in at least ... Read Full Article >>
  • Haunted Forest attracted 1400 for scary good time

    November 1, 2011 Haunted Forest attracted 1400 for scary good time
    It is a pretty sure thing that the Haunted Forest held at Glen Oaks Community College will be back in 2012. The spooky, fun-filled community event that included a barn full of games and prizes proved very successful this year. At least 1400 people took part in the free community event, according to faculty, staff, ... Read Full Article >>
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