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Kirtland. Thinking About College? Let’s Get Busy!

Kirtland's experts will prepare you for success as a college student.

At Kirtland, there’s a lot of things we want you to BE. Be SKILLED. Be HANDS ON. Be IN HIGH DEMAND. Be SMART WITH YOUR MONEY. Are you thinking about college and preparing for your future?  This Week @ Kirtland, we're here to start you on your path to success.  As a new student, the first thing you need to do grab an OAR.  At Kirtland, an OAR is … [Read more...]

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. 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. 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. Food Is Love.

We Love Our Students Day @ Kirtland Offers Employees, Students Opportunity to Support Student Food Pantry...and much, much more!

At Kirtland, we’re committed to student success.  In addition to our talented, dedicated faculty and the cutting edge training and degree programs Kirtland offers, another way we strive to support students is through our Student Food Pantry.   This Week @ Kirtland, we’re spreading the love by greatly expanding our Student Food Pantry hours of operation for … [Read more...]

Kirtland. Kudos to High School Counselors.

Dual Enrollment changes were presented by the MDE.

Preparing students with the skills and training they need to be successful is what we do at Kirtland.  But some really important people are preparing students for their futures long before they become Kirtland students.  This Week @ Kirtland, we’re honoring high school counselors for everything they do to help students figure out their paths in … [Read more...]

Kirtland. Be the future.

Strategic Planning at Kirtland develops a direction for future growth and change

It looks like fun and games, so you might be surprised to learn this is actually planning for the future of Kirtland.  Really! At Kirtland, we spend a lot of time talking about improving the future for our students.  Hey, it’s what we do!  This Week @ Kirtland, we put a different spin on things and spent an entire day talking about the future of the … [Read more...]

Kirtland. Pick up your OAR and start paddling.

Applying for admission and registering for an OAR is done easily online at www.kirtland.edu

At Kirtland, there’s a lot of things we want you to BE. Be SKILLED. Be HANDS ON. Be IN HIGH DEMAND. Be SMART WITH YOUR MONEY. Guess what?  This Week @ Kirtland, we can help you on your path to success, but you’ve got to pick up your OAR and start paddling.  So maybe you’re thinking we’re a little late…weren’t the canoe races LAST week?  … [Read more...]

Kirtland. Up and Moving.

Kirtland is getting fit on new and improved fitness trails

At Kirtland, we’re in the business of changing lives and this starts with our highly trained, knowledgeable faculty and staff committed to unlocking potential and preparing students for their future.  Clearly, we’re all about education and opportunity, but This Week @ Kirtland, we’re all about WELLNESS too! With all of the information in the news and … [Read more...]