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Kirtland HVAC/R Program Receives Boiler Donation

Alpena Supply president, Bill Kelly, checks out a new condensing boiler with Kirtland HVAC students Tony Horton, Romelie Reveche and John White.

The Gaylord branch of Great Lakes Pipe and Supply, owned by parent company Alpena Supply Company, donated a condensing boiler to Kirtland Community College this week to be used for instruction and hands-on training of current and future students in Kirtland’s HVAC/R program. Bill Kelly, president of Alpena Supply Company, presented the boiler to a … [Read more...]

Kirtland Offers $10 Computer Classes

Kirtland Community College’s Community Education Department is partnering with the Roscommon County Commission on Aging (RCCOA) to bring three informational computer courses to community members in Roscommon and surrounding counties.  “Windows 8” will be offered on Thursday, April 3, “Introduction to Facebook” will be held Thursday, April 10, and “Finding … [Read more...]

Kirtland Seeks Nominations for ‘Outstanding Alumnus’

The Kirtland Community College Alumni Committee is seeking nominations for the “2014 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year.”  The deadline for the submissions is April 11, 2014. Selection criteria include additional education beyond the Kirtland experience, professional accomplishments, involvement in community activities, leadership and post-degree involvement … [Read more...]

Kirtland Student Receives MARSP Scholarship

Kirtland's Brian Kinyon receives a $600 scholarship from MARSP's Carole Chilton

Kirtland Community College student Brian Kinyon, an honor student from Luzerne, was recently awarded a $600 scholarship from the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel (MARSP) for use during the Winter 2014 semester at Kirtland. Presented to Kinyon by Carole Chilton, the scholarship is given every year by the Crawford-Oscoda chapter of the … [Read more...]

Kirtland Scores First Win for Vick

The Kirtland mens basketball team scored its first win since Mark Vick took over as the Firebirds’ head coach, succeeding Ty McGregor, beating visiting Schoolcraft College, 91-86, on Saturday, Jan. 25. “While it has been a challenge for both me and the players with the mid-season transition, it has taken some time for me to get to know the players … [Read more...]

Lady Firebirds Shoot Down Schoolcraft, 92-52

A short-handed Kirtland Community College womens basketball team got double-digit games from two of its hoopsters, helping the Lady Firebirds top visiting Schoolcraft College, 92-52, on Saturday, Jan. 25. Jo Hamlin (Grayling) powered Kirtland with a double-double of 27 points, 12 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 blocked shots, and Olivia Smith (Pickford) chipped … [Read more...]

Kirtland Firebirds hold “Hunger Games” to support local food pantry

The Kirtland Community College Firebirds are holding a Hunger Games food drive at Mio's McGregor Athletic Complex (MAC) on Saturday, Jan. 25 to support the Together We Can food pantry in Oscoda County, Mich.  Everyone attending Saturday’s basketball games will get into the games for a reduced rate by giving a canned food, non-perishable food or cash donation … [Read more...]

Kirtland to Pursue Regional Health Sciences Center Expansion

Kirtland Community College will assess the feasibility to construct a regional health sciences education center located on the I-75 corridor between Roscommon and Grayling following the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ approval of an agreement to transfer more than 120 acres of state land to the college. Dr. Thomas Quinn, president of Kirtland, … [Read more...]

Kirtland officials to learn DNR decision on State land transfer

Kirtland Community College officials will attend the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Natural Resources Commission meeting on Jan. 9 to learn the outcome of a proposal to transfer approximately 120+ acres of state-owned land to the college.  Kirtland president, Dr. Thomas Quinn, says the land will be used for the development of a new health … [Read more...]

Kirtland Hires Vick to Lead Firebirds Basketball

Kirtland Community College has named Mark Vick to coach both the men’s and women’s basketball teams for the remainder of the Firebirds’ 2013-14 season.  Vick is originally from Saint Helen, attended Houghton Lake High School and currently lives in West Branch, Mich. “I have long been interested in coaching at Kirtland,” says Vick.  “Being from the … [Read more...]