News – 2020

  • Executive order relaxes restrictions for Glen Oaks health care students to move into workforce

    April 18, 2020Executive order relaxes restrictions for Glen Oaks health care students to move into workforce
    Students in both the Nursing and Allied Health programs at Glen Oaks Community College will be able to move into the workforce a bit sooner in light of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s efforts to meet the increased need for healthcare personnel as a result of COVID-19. The campus moved to full online learning in mid-March which became ...
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  • Registration is now open for summer and fall classes at Glen Oaks

    April 13, 2020Registration is now open for summer and fall classes at Glen Oaks
    Students can now register for both summer and fall classes at Glen Oaks Community College—and although the campus is closed, the Student Services staff is working remotely to help students steer through the process in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Summer classes begin on May 18, and all summer classes are now being offered online. Fall ...
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  • Glen Oaks to receive $50,000 grant for campus video surveillance

    April 7, 2020Glen Oaks to receive $50,000 grant for campus video surveillance
    Glen Oaks Community College has been awarded a $50,000 grant to be used toward installation and implementation of a modernized campus video surveillance system. Funded through the Michigan State Police Sexual Assault Grant program, the college was one of four community colleges and 19 four-year universities selected for funding. The grant will allow for additional camera installations ...
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  • Online learning presents challenges for teachers and students

    April 3, 2020Online learning presents challenges for teachers and students
    The shift to online learning across the county has presented challenges for students, faculty and staff alike, as continued adjustments are made to meet the need for students to complete classes. “Many of our professors have never taught online classes before and had to swiftly transition their face-to-face classes over the course of a weekend,” said ...
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  • Glen Oaks students forced from campus housing to receive prorated refunds

    March 27, 2020Glen Oaks students forced from campus housing to receive prorated refunds
    As a result of the decision to complete classes online throughout the remainder of the winter semester, Glen Oaks Community College is refunding prorated housing fees to the residents of the Devier Student Suites. The campus and housing facilities closed on March 15 in response to limit the spread of the coronavirus. “Students will receive a ...
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  • Glen Oaks to continue online learning through semester

    March 24, 2020Glen Oaks to continue online learning through semester
    Glen Oaks Community College has made plans to continue online delivery of classes through the end of the winter semester in response to help limit the spread of COVID-19. “We feel this move is in the best interest of our students and the Glen Oaks community,” said Michael Goldin, VP of Academics. “For most classes, students ...
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  • Glen Oaks to postpone commencement amid COVID-19 outbreak

    March 23, 2020Glen Oaks to postpone commencement amid COVID-19 outbreak
    Commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 8 at Glen Oaks Community College have been postponed in light of the recent COVID-19 outbreak. “We had been holding out on making a decision regarding this event,” said Dr. David Devier, Glen Oaks president. “But with the direction of today’s ‘stay at home’ order in Michigan, it’s obvious that we ...
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  • Glen Oaks moves courses to online learning format to help mitigate spread of Coronavirus

    March 12, 2020Glen Oaks moves courses to online learning format to help mitigate spread of Coronavirus
    For the safety of the students, faculty, staff and community, Glen Oaks Community College will be joining many two- and four-year institutions of higher education in Michigan and across the country in converting from face-to-face classes to an online format beginning Monday, March 16 through Sunday, April 12 amid the concerns for the spread of ...
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  • Glen Oaks welcomes Matthew Brawley as new athletic director

    February 28, 2020Glen Oaks welcomes Matthew Brawley as new athletic director
    Glen Oaks Community College welcomes Matthew Brawley as the new athletic director/director of fitness and wellness center. Brawley comes to Glen Oaks from Ross Beatty Jr./Sr. High School, in Cassopolis, MI, where he was the principal/assistant principal from July 2018 through the present. He has been at the school since 2005 and held positions including the ...
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  • Glen Oaks Community College signs transfer agreements with 25 Michigan universities

    February 25, 2020Glen Oaks Community College signs transfer agreements with 25 Michigan universities
    Transferring to a four-year college or university from Glen Oaks Community College will now be even simpler thanks to new transfer agreements signed with 25 Michigan colleges and universities. “The initiative, directed by the Michigan Community College Association, provides clear direction and guidelines to assure students a smooth transfer,” said Glen Oaks President David H. Devier. ...
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