News – 2021

  • Bronson’s McBride receives associate degree before high school graduation

    May 5, 2021Bronson’s McBride receives associate degree before high school graduation
    Bronson high school senior Victor McBride is knocking off a couple years of college classes before he even graduates from high school thanks to the Early Middle College program at Glen Oaks Community College. This Friday (May 7), McBride will graduate with an Associate of Arts degree from Glen Oaks, a month before he graduates from ...
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  • Glen Oaks Epsilon Pi Tau chapter inducts eight new members

    May 4, 2021Glen Oaks Epsilon Pi Tau chapter inducts eight new members
    Eight new members were inducted into the Delta Rho Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau during the fourth annual induction ceremony held on Monday, May 3 on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College. EPT is the International Honorary Society for Professionals in Technology. “The 92-year-old society, established in 1929, promotes excellence in academics, service and research,” said ...
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  • Kevin Conner to receive E.J. Shaheen Teaching Excellence award

    May 3, 2021Kevin Conner to receive E.J. Shaheen Teaching Excellence award
    Glen Oaks Community College has announced that Kevin Conner, professor of information technology, is this year’s recipient of the prestigious E. J. Shaheen Teaching Excellence award. He will be recognized during the year’s commencement ceremony on Friday, May 7. Conner is said to be a captivating and caring instructor who works hard to makes sure his ...
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  • Glen Oaks to livestream in-person 52nd and 53rd annual commencement, Fri. May 7 in gymnasium – without guests

    May 3, 2021Glen Oaks to livestream in-person 52nd and 53rd annual commencement, Fri. May 7 in gymnasium – without guests
    Glen Oaks Community College will hold its 52nd and 53rd Annual Commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 7, in Ken Schuler Court (Glen Oaks gymnasium). The Nursing Pinning ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 8 at 10 a.m. and the Allied Health pinning ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 8 at ...
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  • Judah Kay is recipient of $10,000 WMU Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Scholarship

    April 29, 2021Judah Kay is recipient of $10,000 WMU Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Scholarship
    Glen Oaks graduate Judah Kay has been awarded the Western Michigan University Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Scholarship in the amount of $10,000. Kay, of Three River, Mich., has an Associate of Applied Science in Technology and an Electrical Technologies Certificate. He will be pursuing a degree in electrical engineering at WMU this fall. The PTK Alumni scholarship ...
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  • Glen Oaks welcomes three new head coaches

    April 20, 2021Glen Oaks welcomes three new head coaches
    Glen Oaks Community College has named three new head coaches. They are Michael Elliott, of Indianapolis, Ind., men’s head basketball coach; Michael Slancik, of Portage, Mich., women’s softball coach; and William Smith, of Sturgis, head bowling coach. Elliott previously served as the assistant basketball coach at Anderson University. His coaching experience included several high schools in ...
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  • Glen Oaks to host motorcycle safety training course

    April 19, 2021Glen Oaks to host motorcycle safety training course
    Soon the roar of motorcycles will be heard across the campus of Glen Oaks Community College, the new regional host site for the State Motorcycle Safety Training course. For Michigan bikers to receive a motorcycle endorsement in Michigan, they are required to complete a basic skills course. In the recent past, the course has been held ...
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  • Glen Oaks ramps up in-seat classes for fall; registration is now under way

    March 29, 2021Glen Oaks ramps up in-seat classes for fall; registration is now under way
    Registration is now under way for summer and fall classes at Glen Oaks Community College, and students can take advantage of an increase in on-campus classes. “Prior to the pandemic, we would typically start fall semesters with about 85 % of our classes in the traditional, face-to-face format,” said Michael Goldin, vice-president of academics. “This fall, ...
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  • Balcom steps down as women’s head basketball coach at Glen Oaks

    March 29, 2021Balcom steps down as women’s head basketball coach at Glen Oaks
    Glen Oaks Community College has announced that women’s head basketball coach Morgan Balcom is stepping down after accepting a new job out of state. Coach Balcom’s made the announcement after last Tuesday’s game. “These last five years at Glen Oaks have been truly a blessing,” said Balcom. “Once being a player for the program and then ...
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  • Frontliners program is helping students achieve career goals

    March 24, 2021Frontliners program is helping students achieve career goals
    After 25 years, Rebecca McKee is back in the classroom, although this time it is virtual, and her tuition and mandatory fees are now covered through the Futures for Frontliners program put into place by the State of Michigan last year. “It’s so different,” said McKee. “All my classes through Glen Oaks Community College are online, ...
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