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A Kirtland Vet’s Journey: Julie Lavender

Julie Lavender, Vice President of Instructional Services at Kirtland Community College, enlisted in the Army after high school because of a desire to serve her country.  Following three years as combat medic, she went through nursing school/ROTC and three more years of active duty as a nurse serving on bases including Ft. Sam Houston (TX) and Ft. Hood … [Read more...]

Kirtland and Veterans. Partners for Success.

Kirtland Offers Fast-Track Training for MP Vets

Regardless of where you are on your educational journey, Kirtland is here to help you realize your career goals. This Week @ Kirtland, we are especially proud to announce the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) selected Kirtland Community College and Grand Valley State University (GVSU) as the only two colleges in the state to offer a … [Read more...]

Getting Help. Giving Help.

Kirtland-Suicide-Prevention-Hotline

The end of a semester, juggling family and work, and the hustle and bustle of the pending holiday season can present real challenges.  Unfortunately, this stress can hit pretty hard.  This Week @ Kirtland, Coordinator of Student Support Services and Academic Advisor Caryn Schutte provides some important information about the serious topic of depression … [Read more...]

Kirtland Nursing School to Support Veterans and Military Families

Students to be Educated on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) & Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Kirtland Community College’s Nursing School is joining ranks of hundreds of nursing professionals and educators by committing to educate its students on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). On April 11th, First Lady … [Read more...]