News – 2015

  • Glen Oaks practical nursing exam pass rate ranks first in nation

    December 9, 2015 Glen Oaks practical nursing exam pass rate ranks first in nation
    Glen Oaks Community College practical nursing graduates are passing the NCLEX-PN (National Council for Licensing Exam – Practical Nursing) at a rate that is the highest in the nation, according to The Mountain Measurement firm, an assessment firm that serves the K-12, licensure and certification sectors of the testing industry. “Out of all the first-year Practical Nursing programs in ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks’ Miller is selected as a 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

    November 20, 2015 Glen Oaks’ Miller is selected as a 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar
    Hans Miller, of Sturgis, Michigan, has been selected as a 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. “The Coca-Cola Scholarship is open to the entire membership of Phi Theta Kappa, the academic honorary society for two-year colleges,” said Ben Fries, Glen Oaks advisor to the organization. “That makes this scholarship extremely competitive. Hans is our first Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and ... Read Full Article >>
  • PTK inducts 15 new members at Glen Oaks

    November 18, 2015 PTK inducts 15 new members at Glen Oaks
    The Glen Oaks chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently inducted 15 new members. Professor of Science Ren Hartung was inducted as an honorary member for his dedication to student success and promotion of academic achievement. New students to the organization include: Adam Barkley, McKenna Bowdish, Sidney Byrkett, Jennifer Elayek, Vincent Frankowski, Haley Frizzell, Jeremy Gooch, Brittany Harman, ... Read Full Article >>
  • GOCC’s Hartung is recipient of Trends Outstanding Educator Award

    November 16, 2015 GOCC’s Hartung is recipient of Trends Outstanding Educator Award
    Hats off to Ren Hartung, professor of science, at Glen Oaks Community College, who has received the Trends in Occupational Studies Outstanding Educator Award. Hartung was nominated for his quality work and excellence within the classroom, professional achievements and service to the college. He recently accepted the award at the annual Trends Conference in Traverse City, Michigan. Hartung is said to ... Read Full Article >>
  • Why Support Adult Degree Completion?

    November 11, 2015 Why Support Adult Degree Completion?
    This writer has written recently concerning the need for working adults in our region to complete college degrees if our communities are to advance economically in the present and the future. According to yet another research study recently completed, “It is projected that by 2020, 65 percent of all jobs in the U.S. will require education beyond high ... Read Full Article >>
  • Campus partners join together for “Return 2 Learn” Information session is focused on adult learners – Thursday, Nov. 19

    November 10, 2015 Campus partners join together for “Return 2 Learn” Information session is focused on adult learners – Thursday, Nov. 19
    Students interested in furthering their education, whether it means taking a class to advance their skills, or beginning or continuing coursework toward an associate, bachelor’s or a master’s degree, can learn about new options now available on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College. “Return 2 Learn,” a special college information session focused on adult learners, will be ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks is awarded $2.25 million federal grant to focus on student success

    October 21, 2015 Glen Oaks is awarded $2.25 million federal grant to focus on student success
    Glen Oaks Community College is the recipient of a Title III grant totaling $2.25 million over a five-year period from the U. S. Department of Education. The award, $450,000 per year through 2020, was effective beginning October 1, and is part of a federal Strengthening Institutions Program grant under the Higher Education Act of 1965. The focus is ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks announces Spring/Summer 2015 scholars

    October 21, 2015 Glen Oaks announces Spring/Summer 2015 scholars
    Glen Oaks Community College announces its outstanding scholars for the Spring/Summer 2015 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 Honor Roll Michigan Residents Athens: Lorraine Cousino Burr Oak: Devonna Allison, ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks Report’s to the Community

    October 16, 2015 Glen Oaks Report’s to the Community
    Glen Oaks Community College has just published its Annual Report. This is the first time in the College’s fifty-year history that a comprehensive review of the ongoing operations, data and initiatives have been provided for the region. The publication also provides a review of the College’s history. As the reader peruses the report, I am confident that the breadth ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks is awarded $2.25 million federal grant to focus on student success

    October 16, 2015 Glen Oaks is awarded $2.25 million federal grant to focus on student success
    Glen Oaks Community College is the recipient of a Title III grant totaling $2.25 million over a five-year period from the U. S. Department of Education. The award, $450,000 per year through 2020, was effective beginning October 1, and is part of a federal Strengthening Institutions Program grant under the Higher Education Act of 1965. The focus is ... Read Full Article >>
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