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Kirtland offering Windows 8.1 training in West Branch

Kirtland offering Windows 8.1 series in West Branch beginning Nov. 4.

Kirtland Community College’s Community Education Department is offering a six-week training course in West Branch to familiarize computer users with Microsoft’s newest operating system, Windows 8.1.  These courses will be held at Kirtland’s West Branch site (2479 South M-76) on Tuesdays from 1-4 p.m. from Nov. 4 – Dec. 9, 2014. During the six-week … [Read more...]

Kirtland celebrates Surgical Tech Week as program grows

Kirtland’s Program Director of Surgical Technology Nicole Claussen (of Roscommon) demonstrates a basic surgical back table setup for her students.

Students in the Surgical Technology program at Kirtland Community College recently celebrated their chosen field’s national week. Led by new, nationally renowned instructor and Association of Surgical Technologists National Surgical Board member, Nicole Claussen, students developed a deeper appreciation for their education and a stronger connection … [Read more...]

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...]

Kirtland Offers Certified Nursing Assistant Training in Tawas

Kirtland's Certified Nursing Assistant training course offered in Tawas, Roscommon and Gaylord

Kirtland will offer its popular Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course in Tawas in the Fall 2014 semester. The six-credit-hour certification course, also available at the Roscommon and Gaylord locations, provides residents in Tawas and surrounding communities easier access to high-demand skills training and prepares students with essential qualifications … [Read more...]

Kirtland. Knee High by the Fourth of July.

Great job, gardeners!

Anyone who has been around farming in their lifetime may be familiar with the old adage “knee high by the Fourth of July.” This Week @ Kirtland, while our corn isn’t quite that tall, things sure are growing and looking great! From beans to squash, corn, tomatoes, flowers and herbs, our Kirtland Gardeners sure deserve a pat on the back. Despite water … [Read more...]