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KCC Announces 2011-12 Fall Semester Honors List

Officials at Kirtland Community College recently recognized students for their academic achievements during the 2011-12 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...]

KCC Basketball Standout Joins Harlem Ambassadors

Former Kirtland Community College (Kirtland) Firebirds basketball player Nick Simpson (Bay City) is now a member of the Harlem Ambassadors basketball troupe.  The Harlem Ambassadors deliver motivational messages and show-stopping performances at school assemblies and charity basketball games to support local organizations such as Boys and Girls Club, … [Read more...]

KCC Lady Firebirds Take Two in Oppy Tournament

The Lady Firebirds performed an incredible feat during the Thanksgiving weekend Oppy Tourney by winning two basketball games with only two hours of rest between games.  The Firebirds put forth a solid showing beating Alma’s JV Scots 70-53 and the Mid-Michigan Lady Lakers 64-49. In game one against Alma, all nine Lady ‘Birds contributed on both offense and … [Read more...]

KCC Basketball Teams Top MCCAA Standings

The Kirtland Community College (Kirtland) basketball teams currently top the MCCAA basketball standings, with both the men’s and women’s team sporting unbeaten non-conference records.  Conference action will begin in January. The Athletic Director can be contacted at richard.silverman@kirtland.edu or 989-275-5000, ext. 385.  For more information on the … [Read more...]

KCC Mens Basketball Now 3-0

The Kirtland Community College (Kirtland) men’s basketball team made it three wins in a row upsetting Northwood’s JV by a score of 69-64 to remain unbeaten.  Coach Ty McGregor summarized the victory by saying, “Bottom line is, we won ugly.  We struggled shooting from the field and missed 16 free throws. The season is young, but we must continue to get better … [Read more...]

KCC Student Shares Poetry Collection

Kirtland Community College (Kirtland) graduate Patric Nuttal shared portions of his poetry collection in a special reading at Kirtland’s Roscommon campus on Nov. 21st.  Students and faculty members listened to more than 10 poems, including both early pieces and current works in progress.  The audience enjoyed engaging and interesting dialog from the author … [Read more...]

KCC Wraps Up Annual Food Drive

Kirtland Community College (Kirtland) students and staff, along with members of the Crawford, Oscoda, Ogemaw and Roscommon (C.O.O.R.) Intermediate School District, generously supported the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive again this year.  Sponsored by the Alpha Omicron Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society, the Student Senate and … [Read more...]

KCC Blood Drive a Success

Kirtland Community College’s (Kirtland) November blood drive brought forward a great group of heroes who, once again, helped to exceed the goal of collecting 40 or more units of blood.  Fifty-one people attempted to donate, of which 15 were first-time donors.  Kirtland’s Cosmetology students were especially instrumental in the success of the blood drive, … [Read more...]

KCC’s Brown Posts Impressive Showing at National Championship

Titus Brown of Fairview finished a successful season by competing at the NJCAA National Cross-Country Championship in Hobbs, New Mexico.  Brown posted an impressive time of 28:42.58 over the 8K course, finishing Nationals in 91st place out of a field of 355 total runners.  A winning time of 25:22.08 was posted by Kemoy Campbell of South Plains College of … [Read more...]

KCC Lady ‘Birds Win Big in Season Opener

The Lady ‘Birds enjoyed a big win in their 2011-12 basketball season opener against Mid Michigan Community College, routing the over-matched Lakers by a score of 67-39.  Abbye Gulvas (Gaylord) led the team with hot shooting putting up 32 points and seven steals, while Brooke Arnold (Gaylord) dominated the boards hauling down a team-leading 15 rebounds.  The … [Read more...]