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Investing In YOUR Future

No one questions the importance of getting an education in order to attain a great career.  A college education is worth the time and effort, but figuring out how to pay for your education can be a challenge.  This Week @ Kirtland we’ll share some tips on finding the financial aid package that’s right for you. Whether you’re completing a program to become … [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...]

Positive Power. Eating Peas. Three Good Things.

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It may not sound very collegiate at first read, but last week was full of a lot of HAPPY CRAP This Week @ Kirtland.  What’s that you say…and are we allowed to say that?  Well, thanks to Positive Communication expert Erika Oliver, Kirtland employees spent a day learning to incorporate positivity into our daily mission with a goal of changing our outlook and … [Read more...]

Student Success. It’s Our Business.

It’s beginning to look A LOT like Christmas, thanks to this wintery blast of white stuff.  In the spirit of the season, we’d like to take a minute to recap some of the ways Kirtland Community College strives to support student success This Week @ Kirtland. Student success starts and ends in the most important place – the classroom.  Without the knowledge … [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...]

Ribbons and Bows and Pretty (Amazing!) Things

A ribbon cutting recognizes SVSU's MSN Nursing Education degree, which will now be offered in Gaylord.

Another great week This Week @ Kirtland!  Week in and week out, there are so many things going on at Kirtland Community College – sometimes is it downright hard to narrow down the list of cool things to share with you.  So, in the spirit of the season, let’s talk about ribbons and bows and pretty (amazing!) things. Kirtland is well known for offering high … [Read more...]

Learn. Adapt. Change for the Better. TOGETHER!

West Shore Community College (WSCC) in Scottsville, MI

This Week @ Kirtland we’ve spent some time looking at the college’s direction and vision as we strive to deliver world class education to current – and future – students.  As an institution, we are focusing on WHAT our students need and HOW to meet these needs.  One of the tools in use is a master facility plan designed to take Kirtland into the next fifty … [Read more...]

Giving Thanks. Making Cool Stuff. Seeing Stars.

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They say education opens doors and creates opportunities.  This Week @ Kirtland, we’re finding this to be true in some special, fun – and way out there – ways! Kirtland kicked off a great week by recognizing veterans.  On Monday, several veterans from our local communities recognized and honored the sacrifices of America’s veterans – past and present – … [Read more...]

Winter Registration @ Kirtland Now Open

Time to register for winter classes at Kirtland

More and more, it is hard to deny that education and career skills training is really important in order to prepare for – and obtain – a high-pay position in a high-demand profession.  At Kirtland Community College, we are committed to providing access to education not only in our four-county service area, but also to our neighboring counties. When you … [Read more...]

Kirtland Ranks #3 in National Technology Poll

Kirtland Achieves #3 Ranking in National Technology Poll

Congratulations Kirtland!  In the eighth annual Digital Community Colleges survey, Kirtland received national recognition, taking third place as an institution dedicated to implementing innovative uses of technology despite the increasing pressures of declining enrollment and limited budgets.  While Kirtland has impressively landed in the top 10 each year of … [Read more...]