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Out With the Old. In With the New.

Mio's Thomey Signs on for Kirtland

With graduation just a week away, we’re getting ready to send a fresh crop of graduates into the world.  We still don’t have an answer for age-old question “where does time go,” but it sure does fly.  This Week @ Kirtland, we’re catching a glimpse of what’s in store for the next school year…and beyond! Kirtland basketball coach, Ty McGregor, has spent … [Read more...]

National Recognition for Kirtland’s Honor Society. How Distinguished!

Geary Receives Distinguished Advisor Award

We are always looking to share the tens, hundreds, even thousands of world class and distinctive things happening at our school.  This Week @ Kirtland, we’ve got something very cool to share.  Very distinguished, as a matter of fact!  A big CONGRATS! to Terry Geary, who is the advisor for Kirtland’s Phi Theta Kappa student honor society.  At the 95th annual … [Read more...]

Home for the Summer? Be Our Guest!

Guest Students at Kirtland can earn college credit at a fraction of the cost

With summer just around the corner, you’re probably thinking about how you’ll spend your time during some of the finest days northern Michigan has to offer.  If you or your student is attending a four-year college or university, the sun-filled days of summer may find you working, travelling, or just passing time until the fall semester begins.  This Week @ … [Read more...]

Community Scents. And Good Sense.

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Bringing unique opportunities for learning to the communities we serve is something very important to us.  This Week @ Kirtland, we saw students at the Grayling Elementary School sniff their way around while learning about wolf packs, thanks to the efforts of naturalist and retired Kirtland instructor Tom Dale.  And, while we weren’t howling and learning … [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...]

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...]

Kirtland: Past, Present, Future!

Homeschool Group uses science to "build a child"

As an institute of higher learning, it’s pretty obvious that we’re all about education.  Providing students access to learning.  Delivering the necessary skills and tools to secure a career.  Instilling a desire in students to use this education to give back to the communities in which they live.  This Week @ Kirtland, we’ve got three great examples of … [Read more...]

Hungry for Some Extra Credit? A Little Pampering? It’s All for a Good Cause.

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If you haven’t met Kirtland student Eleanor Brockway yet, you should!  As she pursues her RN degree at Kirtland, Eleanor also serves the school and fellow students as a Student Ambassador and makes it a priority to help others.  This Week @ Kirtland, find out how Eleanor dreamed up a plan to make a big impact on the Kirtland Student Food … [Read more...]

Great Jobs in Healthcare. Kirtland’s Got the Training You Need. Apply Now for Fall 2013!

Healthcare jobs are expected to grow faster than any other industry — roughly 22%, or 3.2 million new jobs, by 2018. As baby boomers age, and Generation X has children, healthcare professionals will become more in-demand than ever. Kirtland offers the high-demand, high-pay career training YOU need to get a healthcare career in an industry projected to … [Read more...]