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Kirtland. Knee High by the Fourth of July.

Great job, gardeners!

Anyone who has been around farming in their lifetime may be familiar with the old adage “knee high by the Fourth of July.” This Week @ Kirtland, while our corn isn’t quite that tall, things sure are growing and looking great! From beans to squash, corn, tomatoes, flowers and herbs, our Kirtland Gardeners sure deserve a pat on the back. Despite water … [Read more...]

Kirtland Offering All Grain Beer Brewing Class

KIrtland Community Education is offering an all grain brewing class to learn how to produce beer entirely from scratch

Kirtland’s Community Education department is offering Introduction to Beer Brewing in the Vocational Tech building on the Roscommon campus on Saturday, July 26 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The cost of the course is $29 and you must be 21 years of age or older to participate. This one-day course lets you explore the art and science of home beer brewing and … [Read more...]

Kirtland. Building Cars.

The Pullback Frenzy building block camp helped introduce K-3 students to important STEM lessons

Great learning opportunities continue for our area's younger learners even though summer vacation is here!  This Week @ Kirtland, we’re building cars and windmills and brush hogs…and having a great time learning with kids from across all of the communities we serve. In fact, summer vacation for over 60 local kids kicked off to a fast start with three … [Read more...]

Kirtland. Seeing Stars.

Fairview Area Schools checked out the evening skies using Kirtland's 13" Big Blue telescope

Even though they were anxious for summer vacation to kick in, students from several area schools had a great time learning about the northern skies, thanks to the efforts of Kirtland’s Scott Cochran and Pam Nuttall before the school year wrapped up.  This Week @ Kirtland, we’re gazing at the sun and stars…and learning some pretty cool stuff along the … [Read more...]

Kirtland. Caring and Committed.

Celebrating the graduates' success

If you or someone you know ever has the need for quality nursing care, rest easy. This Week @ Kirtland, we’re celebrating our 42nd class of Practical Nursing gradates. In front of family, friends and the instructors who helped get them to this special night, almost 60 full- and part-time nursing students received their nursing pin and proudly took their … [Read more...]

Kirtland Selects Tetzloff as Dean of General Education and Transfer Programs

Jason Tetzloff, Ph.D., has been selected as Kirtland's Vice President of General Education and Transfer Programs

Officials at Kirtland Community College have selected Jason Tetzloff, Ph.D., to serve as the institution’s Dean of General Education and Transfer Programs. In this position, Tetzloff will oversee the institution’s general education and transfer programs, faculty and curriculum. The general education courses prepare students to complete their associates … [Read more...]

Kirtland Receives National Digital College Recognition

Kirtland places 5th in the national Digital Community Colleges survey, where we're also proud to have placed in the top 10 for nine years in a row

Kirtland Community College achieved 5th place recognition in the ninth annual Center for Digital Education (CDE) Digital Community College survey. The award is given to community colleges who demonstrate a dedication to identifying and implementing innovative technology for use in the classroom, improving how instruction is delivered and maximizing the … [Read more...]

Kirtland Receives 2014 Michigan Works! Awards

Instructor Clay Horton is congratulated during an award ceremony held in Lansing

Kirtland Community College recently received recognition as a 2014 Michigan Works! Association Prosperity Award winner in two separate categories for providing valuable training programs designed to strengthen our local workforces. Kirtland’s Just-in-Time Welding and Lumber Manufacturing Cluster training programs were both selected as award recipients, … [Read more...]

Kirtland. Touring the Trades.

Otsego County Commissioners learn how Kirtland is strengthening local workforces

At Kirtland, we’re all about providing the relevant education and training and preparing our students for success.  This Week @ Kirtland, we’ve been busy leading some pretty important people on tours of Kirtland’s Gaylord M-TEC, focusing in large part on the great skilled trades training opportunities we provide for students throughout northern … [Read more...]

Kirtland Signs Local Students for 2014-15 Golf Season

Kalkaska High School's Mitchael Dunn (L) and Michael Dunn (R) sign letters of intent

Kirtland golf coach Jason Broge has recruited Ryan Nagy from Roscommon High School and Michael and Mitchael Dunn from Kalkaska High School to join Kirtland’s 2014-15 golf team. All three golfers have recently signed their letters of intent, indicating their commitment to attend Kirtland as student athletes. Each golfer will receive athletic … [Read more...]