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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...]

KCC officials announce new registration process

ROSCOMMON – Things will be a different for current and prospective students at Kirtland Community College and the M-TEC @ Kirtland-Gaylord when they sign up for summer and fall classes. And, Kirtland officials believe the students will like the changes. Kirtland recently switched to a “rolling” or open registration process, rather than having specific … [Read more...]

KCC hosts annual nursing conference May 5

ROSCOMMON – Kirtland Community College’s Department of Health Sciences is inviting area nurses and nursing students to its sixth annual spring conference, “Music, Minds and Methods,” on Thursday, May 5, at the G.I. Stewart Auditorium on Kirtland’s main campus near Roscommon. The featured presenter this year is pianist/composer Robin Spielberg, who in 2001 … [Read more...]

Kirtland Ms. Club hosts fund-raiser April 16

ROSCOMMON – The Kirtland Ms. Club is celebrating “National Poetry Month” in April, as well as helping with the fight against poverty, by hosting the first-ever “Open-Mic and Poetry Slam for Poverty” from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, at the Grayling Country Club in Grayling. Amateur poets and comedians will be participating by displaying their … [Read more...]

KCC hosts special speaker in Grayling March 22

GRAYLING – Kirtland Community College is hosting a special presentation at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, at the Ramada Inn in Grayling to discuss models for economic revitalization based on local artists and recreational opportunities in northern Michigan. John Davis, executive director of the Cornucopia Art Center in Lanesboro, Minn., will be the featured … [Read more...]