News – 2019

  • GOCC president receives high marks

    June 13, 2019 GOCC president receives high marks
    Glen Oaks Community College President David Devier received high marks from the Board of Trustees’ annual evaluation. Devier was rated by the Board on a scale of 1 to 5 on forty-eight specific performance expectations.  These expectations were divided among six broad categories covering fiscal management, external relations, internal relations, leadership, institutional performance, personal qualities ... Read Full Article >>
  • Swartz Scholarship awarded to Glen Oaks’ Omar Perez Correa

    May 23, 2019 Swartz Scholarship awarded to Glen Oaks’ Omar Perez Correa
    Omar Perez Correa, of Sturgis, MI, is the 2019 recipient of the Professor Emeritus B. Swartz Scholarship for Excellence in Mathematics. Correa graduated with an Associate of General Studies from Glen Oaks Community College earlier this month. He will be transferring his credits to Grand Valley State University where he plans to study both education and ... Read Full Article >>
  • Fries receives PTK Distinguished Advisor Award

    May 21, 2019 Fries receives PTK Distinguished Advisor Award
    Glen Oaks advisor Ben Fries was one of two advisors who received the Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished Chapter Advisor Award for the Michigan region during the regional PTK conference held at Glen Oaks Community College in mid-May. The award recognizes advisors who demonstrate an exceptional atmosphere of teamwork, leadership abilities and enthusiasm for the Society’s Hallmarks. ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks announces 2019 Nursing Hall of Fame recipients

    May 16, 2019 Glen Oaks announces 2019 Nursing Hall of Fame recipients
    As part of the recent Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Glen Oaks Community College recognized three new inductees into the Glen Oaks Nursing Hall of Fame. New members inducted this year were Hope Bailey, Dr. Wesley Eichorn, and Janell Lederman. Hope Bailey Bailey graduated from Glen Oaks in 1994 with an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree. She ... Read Full Article >>
  • Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise to speak – May 17

    May 9, 2019 Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise to speak - May 17
    Former astronaut and lunar module pilot for Apollo 13, Fred Wallace Haise, Jr., will be the featured speaker at the next Glen Oaks Viking Speaker Series talk on Friday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Three Rivers High School in the Performing Arts Center. The title of his talk is: “Failure is Not an Option.” Haise ... Read Full Article >>
  • Faculty Scholar

    May 8, 2019 Faculty Scholar
    Michelle McNamara, professor of communications at Glen Oaks Community College, has been selected to receive the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Suanne Davis Roueche Faculty Conference Scholarship. McNamara is one of five recipients in the nation to receive this prestigious award, which reflects NISOD’s mission of promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching, ... Read Full Article >>
  • Foundation reschedules fundraiser – Thurs. May 30

    May 7, 2019 Foundation reschedules fundraiser – Thurs. May 30
    The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation has rescheduled its annual fundraising event “Creating a Blueprint for Success” to Thursday, May 30, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the newly renovated grand concourse on the Glen Oaks campus. The event, originally scheduled for April 26, had to be postponed when the College experienced an electrical outage ... Read Full Article >>
  • Glen Oaks assists X-L Machine in upgrading employee skills

    May 7, 2019 Glen Oaks assists X-L Machine in upgrading employee skills
    X-L Machine is busy upgrading all of its employees’ skills to meet the demands of a highly competitive marketplace. With the assistance of a state grant, X-L is offering a variety of courses such as: Kanban, 6s, Kaizen, 8-D Problem Solving, Supervision, Metrology and GD&T.  The Kaizen Event Simulation course (pictured) shows participants learning how ... Read Full Article >>
  • First board president recognized at graduation

    May 3, 2019 First board president recognized at graduation
    Glen Oaks Community College will hold its 51st Annual Commencement Ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 3, in Ken Schuler Court (Glen Oaks gymnasium). The Nursing Pinning ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m. in Ken Schuler Court and the Allied Health Pinning ceremony will be held on Saturday, May ... Read Full Article >>
  • Teaching Award

    May 3, 2019 Teaching  Award
    Never in a million years did he see his future playing out as it has, yet this year’s E. J. Shaheen recipient, Reid Leaverton, wouldn’t want it any other way because he clearly sees that teaching is his calling. Leaverton teaches classes and oversees the new agricultural equipment technology program at the college. Born and raised ... Read Full Article >>
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