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Author Shares Important Message with Local Third Graders

Rand signed books, shook hands and shared his love of reading with his young fans

Christopher Wright, better known as Johnathan Rand to our area’s third graders, spoke to more than 500 young readers at the Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts on the Roscommon campus on Thursday, May 1. Students from all elementary schools in Crawford, Ogemaw, Oscoda and Roscommon counties had the opportunity to listen to Rand speak, ask the author … [Read more...]

Kirtland. Mission Exploration.

Area eighth graders visit Kirtland to explore their career options during Kirtland's annual College Exploration Day

If life is a journey filled with constant discoveries, we’ve definitely been giving our local eighth graders something to think about. This Week @ Kirtland, we’ve been on a mission. A College Exploration Mission. And our explorers? About 600 eighth grade students from our nearby…and not so nearby...communities! In two separate sessions, we’ve had … [Read more...]

Kirtland Free Skilled Trades Open House May 8

Kirtland to host a free Skilled Trades open house on May 8 at its Gaylord M-TEC location

Kirtland Community College is hosting a free Skilled Trades Open House at its Gaylord M-TEC location (60 Livingston Boulevard) from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 8. Business, Industry, Production and Manufacturing professionals are invited to tour Kirtland’s facility for a first-hand look at available programs, specialized training opportunities and to … [Read more...]

Kirtland Hosts Free Student Art Exhibit May 1

Kirtland's Annual Student Art Show is a great opportunity to see the creative work of the program's art students.

Kirtland Community College’s Art Department will host its annual Winter Semester Student Art Exhibit/Reception from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 1 at the Art Building on the main campus near Roscommon.  The event is free to attend and is open to members of the public. Collectively, the works of more than 300 art students from classes including animation, … [Read more...]

Kirtland Hosting 8th Annual Nursing Conference

Kirtland Nursing Department to Host 8th Annual Nursing Conference on May 8.

Kirtland Community College is sponsoring its 8th annual Nursing Conference on the college’s main campus near Roscommon from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on May 8, 2014.  The conference provides nursing professionals the opportunity to learn more about the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA), earn continuing education (CE) credits and network with professional … [Read more...]

Kirtland Appoints New Board Trustee

Donnelle Napier serves as Kirtland's newest Board Trustee following her appointment at the regular April meeting

Kirtland Community College’s Board of Trustees appointed Donnelle Napier to serve on the Board at its regular meeting on Thursday, April 10, 2014.  The appointment fills the vacancy created following Board approval of former Trustee Kristi McGregor’s resignation in December.  Napier is the Executive Director of the Hospice of Helping Hands in West Branch and … [Read more...]

Kirtland Partnering to Offer Free Fruit Production Seminar

Kirtland will offer a free fruit production seminar in West Branch on April 23

Kirtland’s Community Education Department, the Ogemaw County Economic Development Corporation and Michigan Works! are partnering to offer a free fruit production seminar on April 23 from 6-8 p.m. at the Quality Inn in West Branch, Mich.  The seminar will teach people how to master the gardening techniques for growing top quality fruit crops that thrive in … [Read more...]

Kirtland Cosmetology Offering Free Hair Cuts

Kirtland's Cosmetology Program offers free hair cuts on April 15

Kirtland Community College’s Cosmetology Program is offering a free haircut day on Tuesday, April 15 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  The Free Haircut event is open to all students and members of the public in Roscommon, Crawford, Ogemaw and Oscoda counties.  To schedule your appointment for a free hair cut or to find out more about the event, contact the … [Read more...]

What to do? What to do!

Students learned about career fields and checked out cool hands-on experiments

Planning what to do for the rest of your life is not an easy task, especially if you are only 16 years old!  This Week @ Kirtland, we tried to make it easier for more than 100 local high school juniors and seniors as they navigate their journey down the path toward selecting a career. On Friday, Kirtland hosted students from Mio and Houghton Lake High … [Read more...]

Kirtland Hosting Public Food Distribution March 25

The food distribution is open to Kirtland students and anyone in need of assistance in our surrounding communities

Kirtland Community College, Kirtland’s Phi Theta Kappa Alpha Omicron Gamma Chapter Honor Society, Project Hope and the C.O.O.R. ISD are holding a free public food distribution at the college’s Roscommon campus Student Center on Tuesday, March 25.  The event is open to students, members of the Crawford, Ogemaw, Oscoda and Roscommon county communities, and … [Read more...]