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World-renowned leaders to be featured via simulcast at Kirtland

World-renowned leaders to be featured via simulcast at Kirtland Community College on May 8.

Community and business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders by attending Leadercast® at Kirtland on May 8 at 9 a.m. The Leadercast event is broadcast LIVE from Atlanta, GA to hundreds of sites around the world, including a simulcast at Kirtland’s ADM Building located on the main campus near Roscommon. This year’s … [Read more...]

Kirtland offering free sales seminar April 23

Free “Retail Salesmanship and the Zen of Making the Sale” seminar coming to Kirtland April 23.

Kirtland’s Community Education Department is bringing local artist and sales expert Linda Stevens to the Gilbert I. Stuart Auditorium on Kirtland’s main campus near Roscommon for a free retail salesmanship seminar on Thursday, April 23 from 6-7:30 p.m. The seminar, titled “Retail Salesmanship and the Zen of Making the Sale,” will explore the art of … [Read more...]

The Medical Field Is More Than Just Treating Patients

Health Information Technology became a prominently growing career path within the medical field. It’s one of Kirtland’s newest health sciences program and it's available entirely online.

Record keeping is a critical aspect of the medical industry, and the digital shift is changing how hospitals retain those records. That shift also set off changing federal requirements in how they are maintained. From these shifts, Health Information Technology became a prominently growing career path within the medical field. And it’s one of Kirtland’s … [Read more...]

Intro to Wine Making Class at Kirtland

Local wine makers Marcell Romancky and Marianne Kuzimski will present a home wine making course on Apr. 11 at Kirtland Community College.

Kirtland’s Community Education department is offering Introduction to Wine Making in the Art building on the Roscommon campus on Saturday, Apr.11 from 12-3 p.m. Veteran Kirtland instructor Marcell Romancky (St.Helen) and local winemaker Marianne Kuzimski (Houghton Lake) will team up to present a new course on wine production and explore facets of home … [Read more...]

Kirtland bringing second fruit production seminar to West Branch – 2015

MSU Small Fruit Educator Duke Elsner will lead "Money Grows on Trees and Bushes Part II" on April 22

Kirtland’s Community Education Department, the Ogemaw County Economic Development Corporation and Michigan Works! are partnering to offer a free fruit production seminar on April 22, 2015 from 6-8 p.m. at the Quality Inn in West Branch, Mich.  The seminar will teach people how to master the gardening techniques for growing top quality fruit crops that thrive … [Read more...]

Kirtland appoints Ruggero Dozzi as board trustee

Ruggero Dozzi (West Branch) will be sworn in to serve on Kirtland’s Board of Trustees at their Regular Board Meeting on Apr. 21.

An interview committee selected Ruggero Dozzi to serve on the Kirtland Community College Board of Trustees at a special meeting on Feb. 23, 2015.  The appointment fills the vacancy created following former Trustee Kathryn Wallace’s resignation which the Board approved in January. Dozzi will serve as Kirtland's newest Board Trustee when he is formally … [Read more...]

GED Testing Available at Kirtland

In addition to GED testing, a large variety of tests are available for high school students, working professionals and members of the general public.

Kirtland Community College is making it easier for anyone interested in taking their General Education Development test by offering it at the testing center, located in the administration center on Kirtland’s main campus in Roscommon. "It's a huge plus for our community to have a site so close to complete this important education process and help … [Read more...]

Outstanding Alumna Loses Courageous Battle

Allen addresses Kirtland’s 2012 graduating class after being selected as the college’s Outstanding Alumna for exceeding the selection criteria which includes additional education beyond the Kirtland experience, professional accomplishments, involvement in community activities, leadership and post-degree involvement with Kirtland or in the field of education.

Officials at Kirtland Community College announced the passing of 2012 Outstanding Alumna Carlene Cournyer Allen, following a nearly eight-year battle with breast cancer. Allen graduated from Kirtland Community College in 1986, after earning an Associate in Accounting degree. She then transferred to Ferris State University and graduated in 1988, with a … [Read more...]

Nursing and Surgical Technology’s Ever-Growing Job Outlook

The job outlook in health careers, including Nursing and Surgical Technology, is ever-growing. Kirtland has the programs you need to jump start your future.

The demand for nurses grows rapidly as our population lives longer. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is projecting a 26% nursing job growth rate, rendering 526,000 new jobs. Consider an additional need for 525,000 nurses to replace those retiring or leaving the field, and the need for new nurses by 2022 exceeds a million. This promising job outlook … [Read more...]

Kirtland to Benefit from Skilled Trades Grant Award

This medical simulation trainer is presently used by nursing students to prepare for real life medical situations, such as administering proper treatment in a simulated Ebola outbreak. The CCSTEP grant provides funds for the addition of new, state-of-the-art training equipment for several skilled trades programs at Kirtland.

Governor Snyder announced Tuesday $50 million in awards to 18 community colleges across the state as part of the new Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program (CCSTEP), an effort to build capacity and meet the training demand for good-paying jobs in skilled trades. The funding will enable the community colleges to purchase state-of-the-art equipment … [Read more...]