News – 2020

  • Glen Oaks to offer 10-week, late start classes beginning Oct. 5

    September 11, 2020Glen Oaks to offer 10-week, late start classes beginning Oct. 5
    Although students have already started fall semester classes at Glen Oaks Community College, there’s still time to register for a few select late-start courses. Glen Oaks is offering four, 10-week accelerated online classes that will run from Oct. 5 through Dec. 18.  The courses are ENG 121 – “English Composition I,” “GEOG 142 – Physical Geography,” ...
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  • Glen Oaks begins semester with noticeable campus improvements

    September 10, 2020Glen Oaks begins semester with noticeable campus improvements
    Students returning to Glen Oaks this semester are seeing some major improvements to the campus. “With fewer people around over the summer due to COVID-19, it was a perfect time to complete several projects that had been on the backburner,” said Dr. David Devier, Glen Oaks president. The main project was a totally rebuilt main parking lot, ...
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  • Glen Oaks supports Michigan Free-Tuition program for front line workers

    September 10, 2020Glen Oaks supports Michigan Free-Tuition program for front line workers
    Glen Oaks Community College announced that it will serve as a Frontliners Champion to support the Futures for Frontlines program unveiled today by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. The program provides the opportunity for essential workers during the pandemic to attend community college for free. “We believe strongly that those who were required to work during the state ...
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  • Glen Oaks announces Summer 2020 President’s and Dean’s list

    September 3, 2020Glen Oaks announces Summer 2020 President’s and Dean’s list
    Glen Oaks Community College announces its outstanding scholars for the Summer 2020 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 LIST Michigan Centreville – Abby McNamara Coldwater – ...
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  • Culp returns to Glen Oaks as head golf coach

    September 1, 2020Culp returns to Glen Oaks as head golf coach
    After a 14-year hiatus, Ed Culp is returning to Glen Oaks as head golf coach for the Vikings. Culp had a successful stint between 1998 and 2006 where the Vikings qualified a player six out of eight years for the National Junior College tournament finals. During this time the Vikings reached the top 20 ranking in ...
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  • Glen Oaks to add men’s and women’s bowling program; Lewis is hired as coach

    August 27, 2020Glen Oaks to add men’s and women’s bowling program; Lewis is hired as coach
    Glen Oaks Community College is adding Men’s and Women’s bowling programs to its 2020-21 sports lineup and Kevin Lewis will coach the newly formed Viking teams. Lewis, who is also the Viking softball coach, has 21 years of experience training and coaching young athletes and has bowled since he was 13 years old. “We plan to start ...
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  • Board gives high marks to GOCC president; extends contract through 2023

    August 13, 2020Board gives high marks to GOCC president; extends contract through 2023
    Glen Oaks President Dr. David H. Devier was rated by the Board of Trustees on a scale of 1 to 5 on forty-eight specific performance expectations during the August Board meeting. These expectations were divided among six broad categories covering fiscal management, external relations, internal relations, leadership, institutional performance, personal qualities and relations with the ...
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  • Glen Oaks announces campus reopening for fall semester – August 24; classes start August 31

    August 13, 2020Glen Oaks announces campus reopening for fall semester – August 24; classes start August 31
    Glen Oaks Community College has announced it will reopen the campus on August 24. Fall semester classes begin on August 31. Glen Oaks President Dr. David Devier reiterated that the safety of the students, employees and community has been the driving consideration as members of the college’s COVID-19 Task Force worked to develop the plan. “While we ...
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  • Glen Oaks to offer teacher education foundation courses with field components

    August 12, 2020Glen Oaks to offer teacher education foundation courses with field components
    For students thinking about a career in teaching, Glen Oaks is now offering two education foundation courses that integrate onsite classroom observation in area schools with social, behavioral and learning theory fundamentals. “Having served as superintendent in a number of schools in St. Joseph County, I experienced firsthand the shortage of teachers,” said Robert Kuhlman, GOCC ...
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  • Glen Oaks shares reopening plans for fall semester with students

    July 21, 2020Glen Oaks shares reopening plans for fall semester with students
    With the fall semester only weeks away, Glen Oaks Community College shared its Preparedness Plan for Campus Reopening with students earlier this week. “The plan reflects guidelines and expectations for the main campus, said Dr. David Devier, Glen Oaks president. “The health and safety of every member of the Glen Oaks community is our top priority. ...
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