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Dual enrollment highlights homeschool event at Kirtland

Brothers, Tom and Tim Plieman, change a tire during Kirtland Community College’s Homeschooler Exploration Day last year.

Homeschool students and parents will have a chance to learn more about dual-enrollment credits, scholarship opportunities and tour Kirtland Community College during its fifth Homeschooler Exploration Day, Friday, Oct. 17, from 1-4 p.m. “Our focus will be scholarships for students at the sophomore and junior level, Michelle Devine, Kirtland’s admissions … [Read more...]

Kirtland Hosts College Night October 8th

Kirtland Community College will host a college night on Wednesday, October 8 from 6-7:30 p.m. Representatives from over 40 colleges and universities will be on-hand to provide information to people interested in attending college next fall. High school students, parents and others are encouraged to attend this annual event being held in the Student Center … [Read more...]

Kirtland Offers Free Estate Planning Forum

Free Estate and Elder Law Planning forum at Kirtland

Kirtland Community College’s Community Education department is hosting a free estate planning and elder law forum to the Gilbert I. Steward Auditorium on the Roscommon campus on Thursday, October 2, 2014, from 7-8:30 p.m. The forum will cover estate planning and elder law issues, including will preparation, trusts, general durable powers of attorney, … [Read more...]

High School Credits Count at College

Kirtland president signs agreement with the MDE allowing high school credit to count in college

Kirtland Community College is the first community college in the state to sign a statewide articulation agreement that guarantees high school credits will go on college transcripts. The agreement, just signed between Kirtland and the Michigan Department of Education State Superintendent, Michael Flanagan, reduces the time students need to earn a degree … [Read more...]

Kirtland “You’ve Got This” $3,000 tuition contest

Patricia Hill Nursing Scholarship – Eleanor Brockway

Kirtland Community College and the Michigan Community College Association are partnering to offer a photography contest featuring a grand prize of $3,000 in free tuition at the winner’s Michigan public community college. For several months, MCCA’s “You’ve Got This” campaign has been building awareness of Michigan community colleges. Now, Kirland and … [Read more...]

Kirtland Offers $10 Computer Classes in Grayling

Kirtland Community Ed Offers $10 Computer Classes in Grayling

Kirtland Community College’s Community Education Department is partnering with the Crawford County Commission on Aging (Crawford COA) to bring four informational computer courses to community members in Grayling and surrounding communities. The courses include: “Computer Basics” on Friday, September 12; “Windows 8” on Friday, September 19; “Introduction to … [Read more...]

Can you really do science online?

You can do science labs online at Kirtland

Through Kirtland you can! We’re still one of the very few colleges in the world that offers entirely online science classes with online labs. How does it work? Obviously your classes and lectures all are online — and you do your labs at home. Everything else is online. Your labs are shipped to you. You do every section of every lab experiment (vs. … [Read more...]

Is college looking expensive?

Transfer degrees at Kirtland

Maybe you’re not looking in the right place! It doesn’t have to be. The cost of community college can make life so much easier as you work toward the future you see. Having a college degree on your radar is smart; statistics still show it makes a big difference during the course of a lifetime, not to mention the quality of work you’ll be able to do vs. … [Read more...]

So you’re good at science and math, ‘eh?

STEM - Science

If a career attached to science, technology, engineering or math is on your radar, we can help you focus — and do something about it. You could Google STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) all day or just note it as a college track that prepares students for technical careers in engineering, biology, computers — even astrophysics. If … [Read more...]

Police cadets get it right every time

Kirtland Regional Police Academy

Our police academy cadets get it right 100 percent of the time. We’re not exaggerating; the pass rate for our police academy is perfect. If you’re wondering whether or not you have what it takes to become a police officer, trust Kirtland to help you figure it out. First, you’ll need to be accepted into the police academy. Since public safety officers … [Read more...]