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Kirtland. Thinking About College? Let’s Get Busy!

Kirtland's experts will prepare you for success as a college student.

At Kirtland, there’s a lot of things we want you to BE. Be SKILLED. Be HANDS ON. Be IN HIGH DEMAND. Be SMART WITH YOUR MONEY. Are you thinking about college and preparing for your future?  This Week @ Kirtland, we're here to start you on your path to success.  As a new student, the first thing you need to do grab an OAR.  At Kirtland, an OAR is … [Read more...]

Kirtland Hosting Public Food Distribution November 19

The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan is supplying the food for the public distribution.

Kirtland Community College, Kirtland’s Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Omicron Gamma Chapter Honor Society and the C.O.O.R. ISD are holding a free public food distribution at the college’s Roscommon campus Student Center on Tuesday, November 19.  The event is open to students, members of the Crawford, Ogemaw, Oscoda and Roscommon county communities, and anyone else in … [Read more...]

Service Learning: Learning Cohort Projects

The AmeriCorps VISTA, Elle Abeles-Allison, has been working with Caryn Schutte's Learning Cohort to come up with some on-campus service learning projects. The students have shown an amazing amount of initiative! Check out the teams and their project descriptions. Team Serbinators: This team is organizing a fundraiser for the KCC food pantry by selling … [Read more...]

A Kirtland Vet’s Journey: Julie Lavender

Julie Lavender, Vice President of Instructional Services at Kirtland Community College, enlisted in the Army after high school because of a desire to serve her country.  Following three years as combat medic, she went through nursing school/ROTC and three more years of active duty as a nurse serving on bases including Ft. Sam Houston (TX) and Ft. Hood … [Read more...]

Honoring Veterans Day: A Kirtland Vet’s Journey.

Lavender's extensive coin collection represents years of service and accomplishment while in the U.S. Army

As Americans, we’ve been honoring veterans since November 1919, when President Wilson commemorated the official end of World War I, saying "To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service..."  By Act of Congress, Veterans Day became a legal holiday in 1938, deeming … [Read more...]

Kirtland Regional Police Academy Recognizes 37th Graduating Class

Congratulations to KRPA's 37th graduating class

The Kirtland Regional Policy Academy (KRPA) recognized the Fall 2013 graduating class at a commencement ceremony on November 1.  The 15 academy cadets comprising Class 37 were joined by family, friends and staff at the Kirtland Center for Performing Arts to honor both group and individual accomplishments. Before receiving individual awards and … [Read more...]

Kirtland Community College Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools® Designation

Kirtland Recognized as one of Top Military Friendly Schools

Kirtland Community College is being recognized on Victory Media’s 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honoring the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. “Inclusion on the 2014 … [Read more...]

Want to get involved and make connections at Kirtland?

Kirtland has lots of organized groups and ways for you to connect and contribute. Your choice(s) should simply be driven by your interests and how involved you really want to be. If you’re at all inclined, consider at least one of Kirtland’s ways to connect: Student Senate Student Ambassador Program Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society Rising Phoenix … [Read more...]

Kirtland. Claying Around.

Kirtland instructor Joe Donna plans to offer more Pottery Fridays next semester

If you missed Kirtland’s recent Pottery Friday, don’t despair!  Ceramics instructor Joe Donna plans to offer more clay-time opportunities next semester. So what are we talking about?  This Week @ Kirtland, we’re taking a look at some art, some instruction, and a lot of people exploring their creativity.  Joe Donna has been instructing ceramic students … [Read more...]