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Kirtland Community College hosts open house for new West Branch location

Kirtland's West Branch Extension Site

Kirtland Community College will host an open house from 5-7 p.m. on September 20 to celebrate the renovation and grand opening of the college’s new extension site location in West Branch.  The event is open to the public and includes tours and demonstrations, refreshments and a raffle of prizes including a laptop, a tablet, a $300 Kirtland Community College … [Read more...]

Kirtland is World Class

Welcome to This Week @ Kirtland!  I am Sarah Madonna, director of public information, and I hope you’ll enjoy our newest blog and spend some time each week checking out a few of the great things going on here at Kirtland Community College.  As you’ll see over the coming weeks and months, Kirtland has a lot to offer to current and future students, employees, … [Read more...]

Kirtland Community College offers employment skills class to Tawas residents

ROSCOMMON – Kirtland Community College will be offering a Community Education employment skills course in Tawas beginning October 3 and running for three weeks. Employment Skills – How to Get Hired will help bridge the gap between your skill and experience and what employers are seeking. Learn how to get an interview and land a job. Classes are held … [Read more...]

Kirtland Community College offers computer course for Tawas area residents

ROSCOMMON – Kirtland Community College will be offering a popular basic computer course designed especially for seniors and those with no prior computer experience beginning September 12 and running for eight weeks. “Computers with Windows 7” begins with how to turn on a computer and delves into the workings of the Windows 7 operating system. The … [Read more...]

Kirtland Firebirds Open Cross-County Season

The Firebird men’s cross-country team opened the season by competing at Oakland University at the Golden Grizzly Invitational.  Michael Sutton (Harbor Springs) led all Kirtland runners by finishing 39th in the 72-man field.  His time over the 6K course was 21:32.  Evan Thomas (Roscommon) finished 42nd in 21:43, while Joe Jones (Gaylord) also posted a 21:43.  … [Read more...]

Kirtland Nursing Student Paddles with AuSable Canoe Marathon Legend Al Widing Sr.

Kirtland Nursing Student Teams Up With AuSable Canoe Legend

Roscommon, MI – Kirtland Community College nursing student Hailey McMahon joins forces with canoeing legend Al Widing Sr., to take on a vast field of paddlers in the 2012 AuSable River Canoe Marathon. McMahon, 21, began canoeing last August when she first paddled with Widing to prepare for a short race in December.  After teaming up for a second race in … [Read more...]

Warbler’s Nest Offers Summer Camps for Kids

Kirtland Community College’s early childhood center, the Warbler’s Nest, is offering fun-filled, action-packed summer camp opportunities for children between the ages of five and 12 years.  This is the second year the Warbler’s Nest will host camp for students on summer vacation throughout the region. “We are excited because our summer camp programs give … [Read more...]

Kirtland Welcomes New Employees

Kirtland Community College welcomes new staff members Gabrielle Likavec, Lisa Kieb and Ryan Madis, who enhance the college’s ability to better serve students, faculty and fellow staff. Lisa Kieb joins the President’s Office staff as Administrative Assistant to Kirtland’s president, Dr. Thomas Quinn.  Kieb, who lives in Roscommon, says joining Kirtland is … [Read more...]

Kirtland Community College Revs Up at Whittemore Speedway

Kirtland Community College is lighting up the track at Whittemore Speedway on Saturday nights this summer with a very special Limited Late Model (LLM) race car, thanks to Instructor of Automotive Technology, Bob Oakes. Oakes, who has been an instructor at Kirtland for more than seven years, built his Chevy Monty Carlo LLM from the chassis up with the help … [Read more...]

Kirtland Solidifies Reverse Transfer Agreement

Kirtland Signs Reverse Transfer Agreement

Kirtland Community College joins two other community colleges in northern Michigan to form a regional credit transfer partnership with Ferris State University and Lake Superior State University.  The new “reverse transfer agreement” creates a collaborative process in which students transferring from community college to either of these universities are able … [Read more...]