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What Are YOU Doing for Others?

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is:  "What are you doing for others?" January 21, 2013 is MLK Day of Service.  So just what is the MLK Day of Service?  It is a federal holiday dedicated to providing service to others.  Each year, Americans across the country answer King’s question by coming together to … [Read more...]

Kirtland Offers Firearms Safety, Concealed Pistol Training

Firearms Safety Training

Kirtland Community College’s Public Safety Office is offering a two-part course in firearms safety and concealed pistol license (CPL) training to members of the public on February 22 and 23, 2013.  The course fee is $125 per person and includes ammunition for 9mm, .40 and .45-caliber weapons.  A senior citizen discount is available to anyone age 60 or older … [Read more...]

Positive Power. Eating Peas. Three Good Things.


It may not sound very collegiate at first read, but last week was full of a lot of HAPPY CRAP This Week @ Kirtland.  What’s that you say…and are we allowed to say that?  Well, thanks to Positive Communication expert Erika Oliver, Kirtland employees spent a day learning to incorporate positivity into our daily mission with a goal of changing our outlook and … [Read more...]

Kirtland, Chemical Bank Partner to Offer Free Financial Skills Classes

Kirtland Community College and Chemical Bank North are partnering to offer a series of financial education courses between January 23 and March 13 through the college’s Community Education department.  The collaboration provides the opportunity for all community members to gain valuable skills in critical areas necessary for sound financial and budget … [Read more...]

Firebirds MCCAA Conference Season Underway

Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) conference play is underway and both Firebirds men’s and women’s basketball teams are in action on the road this weekend and several home games are scheduled during the month of January. The Firebirds’ January schedule includes: Men’s Basketball 1/5/2013 at St.Clair CC, 3:00 1/9/2013 at MIO … [Read more...]

Kirtland Announces Fall 2012 Honorees

Officials at Kirtland Community College recently recognized students for their academic achievements during the 2012-13 fall semester which earned them placement on the college’s dean’s and president’s lists. To qualify for the president’s list, candidates must be full-time students who earn a grade-point average between 3.8 and 4.0. Dean’s list … [Read more...]