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Kirtland Announces Retirement of Associate Dean

Retiring Associate Dean Nick Holton proudly shows 2012 Michigan Campus Compact 2012 Campus-Community Partnership Award, which generated national recognition for Kirtland as an exemplary model of college/community partnerships.

Kirtland Community College is announcing the retirement of Associate Dean Nicholas Holton following more than thirty years of service.  During his tenure, Holton has served the institution in a multitude of capacities to impact the lives of thousands of college students, faculty and staff, and innumerable community partners and professional … [Read more...]

Want to get involved and make connections at Kirtland?

Kirtland has lots of organized groups and ways for you to connect and contribute. Your choice(s) should simply be driven by your interests and how involved you really want to be. If you’re at all inclined, consider at least one of Kirtland’s ways to connect: Student Senate Student Ambassador Program Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society Rising Phoenix … [Read more...]

Spring Break. Service Learning Style.

Service Learning Group Enjoys Alternative Spring Break in New York

Ahhhhh…the invigoration of a fun-filled, sun-filled spring break.  This Week @ Kirtland, we are back to the books, full of fresh energy and ready to keep pursuing our educational goals after a much-needed spring break. Maybe your break was spent at home.  Or, maybe you were lucky enough to take a quick trip.  For a group of Kirtland’s Service Learning … [Read more...]

What Are YOU Doing for Others?

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is:  "What are you doing for others?" January 21, 2013 is MLK Day of Service.  So just what is the MLK Day of Service?  It is a federal holiday dedicated to providing service to others.  Each year, Americans across the country answer King’s question by coming together to … [Read more...]

Kirtland Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Kirtland Community College Foundation recently awarded over $4,000 in scholarships, providing financial support for deserving students to offset the cost of pursuing higher education in one of Kirtland’s academic programs.  Multiple endowed scholarship funds exist, providing vital support to one of the central missions of the college, which is to offer … [Read more...]

Kirtland is World Class

Welcome to This Week @ Kirtland!  I am Sarah Madonna, director of public information, and I hope you’ll enjoy our newest blog and spend some time each week checking out a few of the great things going on here at Kirtland Community College.  As you’ll see over the coming weeks and months, Kirtland has a lot to offer to current and future students, employees, … [Read more...]

‘Empty Bowls’ event raises funds, awareness

By Jerry Nunn ROSCOMMON – From the traditional to the abstract, ranging in colors from earth tone to vibrant, the 270 ceramic bowls displayed at the Kirtland House conference center on Kirtland Community College’s main campus near Roscommon were as diverse and varied as the artistic imaginations that inspired them. Yet for all their differences, the … [Read more...]

Kirtland reaches out with Service Learning trip

ROSCOMMON – Students at Kirtland Community College are being given the opportunity to see a different part of the world, lend a helping hand to people in need and get class credit through the college's Service Learning and Global Awareness programs. Kirtland officials have organized a seven-day trip for students to Guatemala, where they visit with other … [Read more...]

KCC puts ‘community’ into community college

ROSCOMMON – Officials at Kirtland Community College are making sure that the “community” in community college is even more meaningful by reaching out to help those in need through a variety of recent efforts. College officials, with assistance from its AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer Monica Martinez, have already held several events this fall to create … [Read more...]

Balloon launch honors domestic violence victims

ROSCOMMON – Officials for Kirtland Community College and River House Inc. helped honor victims of domestic violence with a balloon launch ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the college’s main campus near Roscommon. Students, staff, faculty members and others gathered outside the college’s Student Center and released 51 balloons during the ceremony, each tagged … [Read more...]