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‘Empty Bowls’ auction supports local shelter

Empty Bowls and Student Art show attendees will enjoy warm soup and student works of art while helping to support the River House Shelter.

Hundreds of handcrafted ceramic bowls will be on display in the Art Department on Kirtland Community College’s main campus near Roscommon this week.  The annual ‘Empty Bowls’ silent auction will be held during Kirtland’s Fall Student Art Show on Friday, December 13 beginning at 6:00 p.m. and raises money for the River House shelter in Grayling, … [Read more...]

EMTs Pump It Up in Gaylord

Kirtland EMS instructor, Joe Rubino, instructs a group of students on proper care of a patient during an emergency scene simulation.

Certified Basic Emergency Medical Technicians now can take advantage of the new paramedic program at Kirtland Community College’s MTEC center in Gaylord. “It’s the first time we’ve offered the paramedic program in Gaylord,” Kirtland’s Dean of Occupational Programs, Laura Percival, said. “We have our first group of paramedic students currently enrolled … [Read more...]

Free community food distribution November 19

Kirtland is hosting a free public food distribution on Wednesday, Nov. 19 for students, members of the Crawford, Ogemaw, Oscoda and Roscommon county communities, and anyone else in need of assistance.

Kirtland Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Omicron Gamma Chapter Honor Society is holding a free public food distribution at the college’s Roscommon campus Student Center on Wednesday, November 19.  The event is open to students, members of the Crawford, Ogemaw, Oscoda and Roscommon county communities, and anyone else in need of … [Read more...]

Kirtland offering Precious Metal Clay jewelry class

Kirtland's Community Education department is bringing the popular Precious Metal Clay jewelry class back on Nov. 7

Kirtland Community College is sponsoring a Precious Metal Clay (PMC) jewelry class on Friday, Nov. 7 at the Art Building on the main campus in Roscommon. The day of discovery and creativity features PMC certified artist and professional educator Cynthia Gohsman.  The cost of the course is $60 and includes morning and afternoon sessions, lunch, tools and … [Read more...]

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...]