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KCC puts ‘community’ into community college

ROSCOMMON – Officials at Kirtland Community College are making sure that the “community” in community college is even more meaningful by reaching out to help those in need through a variety of recent efforts. College officials, with assistance from its AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer Monica Martinez, have already held several events this fall to create … [Read more...]

Balloon launch honors domestic violence victims

ROSCOMMON – Officials for Kirtland Community College and River House Inc. helped honor victims of domestic violence with a balloon launch ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the college’s main campus near Roscommon. Students, staff, faculty members and others gathered outside the college’s Student Center and released 51 balloons during the ceremony, each tagged … [Read more...]

Kirtland Community College Students seek to Change the World, One Bowl at a Time

ROSCOMMON – The skilled hands of Joe Donna’s Kirtland Community College ceramics class, along with those of COOR-area potters, made and donated 270 bowls for the first annual Empty Bowls Art Show and Silent Auction to take a stand for ending poverty in America. The event, by way of its 100 plus attendees, raised $2,000 (and counting)! All left-over bowls are … [Read more...]

VISTA member, KCC seek to build new bonds

Monica Martinez, Americorps Vista Volunteer

ROSCOMMON – In the upcoming weeks and months, a 22-year-old woman from a small town in Texas is hoping to build new and lasting bonds here in northern Michigan between Kirtland Community College and community agencies, such as River House Inc., a non-profit agency based in Grayling that serves victims of domestic abuse in Crawford, Oscoda, Ogemaw and … [Read more...]