News – 2020

  • Glen Oaks’ grand concourse is featured in national design magazine

    December 18, 2020Glen Oaks’ grand concourse is featured in national design magazine
    The newly renovated grand concourse at Glen Oaks Community Colleges has been selected as a 2020 winner in the annual Education Design Showcase. The project is being featured in the November/December 2020 issue of Spaces4Learning magazine. “We are excited about our concourse being selected as a 2020 Honorable Mention winner,” said Dr. David Devier, Glen Oaks president. ...
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  • Glen Oaks plans for safe winter term by moving more courses online

    December 17, 2020Glen Oaks plans for safe winter term by moving more courses online
    In a proactive move to better safeguard the campus from Covid-19 for the Winter 2021 semester, Glen Oaks Community College is moving a larger percentage of its in-seat classes to either online or hybrid formats. The college’s Coronavirus Task Force recently made this decision in consideration of the recent community spread of COVID-19 in St. ...
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  • Glen Oaks receives recommitment from state for $7.3 million capital outlay project

    December 10, 2020Glen Oaks receives recommitment from state for $7.3 million capital outlay project
    Glen Oaks Community College received word in early December from the state budget office that it is recommitting and recommending approval of capital outlay requests for several Michigan colleges including the $7.3 million Glen Oaks project. The state is providing $3.5 million of the project in addition to $1.5 million they provided earlier for capital ...
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  • Glen Oaks moves to mostly online classes; student services are now virtual

    November 13, 2020Glen Oaks moves to mostly online classes; student services are now virtual
    With a rise in the number of Covid-19 cases within St. Joseph County and on campus, Glen Oaks Community College will convert an even greater number of classes to online formats through the remainder of the fall semester. “We are taking these added measures to help mitigate the spread of the virus and for the safety ...
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  • Larry Wingfield – GOCC 2020 Distinguished Alumni Recipient

    November 5, 2020Larry Wingfield - GOCC 2020 Distinguished Alumni Recipient
    Music scholarship led to dreams and aspirations in an aerospace career It was a Glen Oaks music scholarship that became the determining factor for Loran “Larry” Wingfield to pursue his dreams and aspirations. Those dreams, lots of hard work, and an intensely high energy level ultimately led him to a 33+ year career working for the ...
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  • Lederman receives E. J. Shaheen Faculty Excellence Teaching award

    November 5, 2020Lederman receives E. J. Shaheen Faculty Excellence Teaching award
    Bill Lederman, professor of nursing at Glen Oaks Community College, is the 2020 recipient of the E. J. Shaheen Teaching Excellence award. Although usually presented at the college’s spring commencement, which is postponed until spring 2021, the college is honoring Lederman at this time. The award was initiated in 1984 with a generous donation from Shaheen, ...
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  • Glen Oaks announces 2020 award recipients

    November 5, 2020Glen Oaks announces 2020 award recipients
    Glen Oaks Community College is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Glen Oaks Special Recognition awards. These awards are typically announced during the spring commencement ceremony which was postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We originally rescheduled graduation to December, but as a continued concern for the safety of our students, employees ...
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  • Glen Oaks Community College’s COVID-19 Response

    November 4, 2020Glen Oaks Community College’s COVID-19 Response
    by Dr. David H. Devier Glen Oaks President Like all organizations, Glen Oaks has been navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the eight months since Michigan went into shutdown, through the summer and into the fall, the college has managed the situation successfully. Beginning on March 17, the college closed the campus and moved most instruction online. This was ...
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  • Application open for 2021-22 Presidential and Dean’s Scholarships at Glen Oaks Community College

    October 12, 2020Application open for 2021-22 Presidential and Dean’s Scholarships at Glen Oaks Community College
    Glen Oaks Community College is now accepting applications for the Presidential and Dean Scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year. To be eligible for these scholarships students must be a 2021 graduate from a public or private high school in St. Joseph County or a public high school within the Glen Oaks service area (Cass County residents ...
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  • Glen Oaks Community College Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for 2021-22 academic year

    October 12, 2020Glen Oaks Community College Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for 2021-22 academic year
    The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from new and returning Glen Oaks students for the 2021-22 academic year. Through efforts of the Foundation, endowed scholarships and charitable cash gifts provide many students with financial assistance to pursue their education helping to change their lives in a positive way. The Glen Oaks Community College ...
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