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KWWF plans tour of 2010 Meridian fire May 21

By Alyssa Thompson ROSCOMMON – Those participating in the newest tour at the 18th annual Kirtland’s Warbler Wildlife Festival on Saturday, May 21, on Kirtland Community College’s main campus near Roscommon will find an excellent learning experience, one that’s rising daily from the devastating 8,586-acre Meridian Boundary Fire of spring 2010. Festival … [Read more...]

KCC announces academic honorees for winter 2011

ROSCOMMON – Officials at Kirtland Community College recently recognized students for their academic achievements during the 2011 winter 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 … [Read more...]

‘Birdscaping’ focus of KWWF workshop May 20

ROSCOMMON – Learn how to increase the number and variety of birds in your yard by growing native plants offering natural habitat and a year-long smorgasbord of berries, nuts, and seeds, as author Mariette Nowak presents a workshop, “Birdscaping,” at the Kirtland’s Warbler Wildlife Festival’s Friday Workshop on Friday, May 20, on Kirtland Community College’s … [Read more...]

Kirtland, AAV sponsor art class in Grayling

GRAYLING – Kirtland Community College and the AuSable Artisan Village recently announced they will be sponsoring, “The Artist’s Way – Embrace your Creativity,” featuring author, artist and educator Mary Backlund of Gaylord. This four-week, eight-hour course will immerse the students in the realms of design, color and style, and propel them to new heights … [Read more...]

KWWF calendar contest deadline extended

ROSCOMMON – Area students and young artists will have a while longer to work on their drawings for the 2011-2012 Young Artist Calendar Contest sponsored by the Kirtland’s Warbler Wildlife Festival and Kirtland Community College, with festival organizers announcing the deadline has been extended to Thursday, May 12. The original deadline was May 2. But, … [Read more...]

KCC offers computer course for seniors

ROSCOMMON – Kirtland Community College will be offering a popular basic computer course designed especially for seniors and those with no prior computer experience during the upcoming 2011 summer semester. Basic Computing (CIS-010) begins with how to turn on a computer and delves into the workings of the Windows 7 operating system. The 10-week class is … [Read more...]

Organic gardening focus of free class at Kirtland on May 7

ROSCOMMON – Kirtland Community College will host a free four-hour community education class on organic gardening, including presentations by two northern Michigan entrepreneurs, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at its main campus near Roscommon. There’s no charge to attend and the event is open to the public. It will also qualify Master … [Read more...]

Kirtland’s Art Department to hold annual art reception

Kirtland Community College’s Art Department will host its annual Winter Semester Reception/ Exhibition 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 28, featuring examples of students works in classes including animation, ceramics, CGI, drawing, design, illustration, photography, sculpture, painting, digital communications, studio graphics and portfolio. For details, e-mail … [Read more...]

Economic growth focus of presentations April 20

GRAYLING – Officials at Kirtland Community College aren’t giving up on trying to help northern Michigan reinvent itself economically, providing area business and community leaders another chance to hear firsthand about the lessons and experiences of other successful communities by hosting not one, but two, free informational forums Wednesday, April … [Read more...]

Kirtland to host community blood drive April 14

American Red Cross blood drive 10 a.m.-3:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, in the Student Center on Kirtland Community College’s main campus near Roscommon. Walk-in donors welcome. Or, to make an appointment, contact Kathleen Wray via e-mail at kathleen.wray@kirtland.edu or call 989-275-5000, extension 303. For details on Kirtland, visit www.kirtland.edu. … [Read more...]