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Honoring Veterans Day: A Kirtland Vet’s Journey.

Lavender's extensive coin collection represents years of service and accomplishment while in the U.S. Army

As Americans, we’ve been honoring veterans since November 1919, when President Wilson commemorated the official end of World War I, saying "To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service..."  By Act of Congress, Veterans Day became a legal holiday in 1938, deeming … [Read more...]

Kirtland Regional Police Academy Recognizes 37th Graduating Class

Congratulations to KRPA's 37th graduating class

The Kirtland Regional Policy Academy (KRPA) recognized the Fall 2013 graduating class at a commencement ceremony on November 1.  The 15 academy cadets comprising Class 37 were joined by family, friends and staff at the Kirtland Center for Performing Arts to honor both group and individual accomplishments. Before receiving individual awards and … [Read more...]

Kirtland Community College Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools® Designation

Kirtland Recognized as one of Top Military Friendly Schools

Kirtland Community College is being recognized on Victory Media’s 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honoring the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. “Inclusion on the 2014 … [Read more...]

Kirtland. Claying Around.

Kirtland instructor Joe Donna plans to offer more Pottery Fridays next semester

If you missed Kirtland’s recent Pottery Friday, don’t despair!  Ceramics instructor Joe Donna plans to offer more clay-time opportunities next semester. So what are we talking about?  This Week @ Kirtland, we’re taking a look at some art, some instruction, and a lot of people exploring their creativity.  Joe Donna has been instructing ceramic students … [Read more...]

Kirtland and Homeschoolers. College Planning Partners.

And the Cosmetology Lab

Here at Kirtland, we seem to be obsessed with “college.”  Go figure!  Obviously, as an institute of higher learning, education is what we know and what we do.  Sure, we interact daily with our current students in Roscommon, West Branch, Gaylord and online.  But, did you know we also spend a lot of time and energy reaching out to younger learners in our … [Read more...]

Kirtland Offers $20 Microsoft Excel Class in Houghton Lake

Kirtland Community College’s Community Education Department is partnering with the Roscommon County Commission on Aging (RCCOA) to offer Microsoft Excel 2013 to community members in Roscommon and surrounding counties.  Microsoft Excel 2013 will be offered from 1 – 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 25 and Wednesday, November 27 at the RCCOA on 2625 South Townline … [Read more...]

Kirtland. Expanding Our Borders.

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Never stop learning.  Such a simple statement – but oh so true!  At Kirtland, we’re in the business of changing lives.  Providing training, programming and degrees that give people the tools, the skills and abilities to prepare people for high-demand, high-pay jobs within the workforce. This all starts with our highly trained, knowledgeable faculty and … [Read more...]

Kirtland Offers Phlebotomy Training, Expands Health Sciences Offerings

Kirtland expands Health Sciences programs with new Phlebotomy Technician Certification Program

Kirtland Community College is offering a 15-week, six credit hour Phlebotomy Technician training course beginning in the Winter 2014 semester.  The hybrid course prepares students to take the American Medical Technologists (AMT) certification exam and the course costs include tuition, fees and course book. The Phlebotomy Technician training is offered … [Read more...]

Kirtland Offers $10 Computer Classes in Houghton Lake

Kirtland Community Education Offering $10 Computer Courses

Kirtland Community College’s Community Education Department is partnering with the Roscommon County Commission on Aging (RCCOA) to bring two popular informational computer courses to community members in Roscommon and surrounding counties.  “Cut, Copy & Paste” will be offered on Monday, October 28, and “Facebook – Social Media” will be held Thursday, … [Read more...]

Kirtland Presents “Los Valientes” Free to Public

Los Valientes Presented Free to Public at Kirtland

Kirtland Community College is excited to present Los Valientes to community members, students and employees on Thursday, October 31 at 1:15 p.m.  This chamber music theatre work will be showing at the Kirtland Center for Performing Arts (KCPA) on the college’s main campus near Roscommon.  There is no charge to attend. Los Valientes, or The Courageous … [Read more...]