Glen Oaks Community College is inviting members of the community to participate in one of three open forums on Tuesday, December 12, to assist in the development of a presidential profile as part the process to select the college’s ninth president
Glen Oaks President David Devier laments about the loss of “shop” classes in Michigan middle and high schools. He argues the only way to “undo these detrimental decisions in local school districts is to enact new curricula that bring back hands-on experiences.”
As we end this year, and embark upon a new one, we’re asking for your help to ensure that Watershed Voice has the funding it needs to not only exist another year but for years to come.
Dr. David Devier previously announced he would retire effective June 30, 2024, after serving as the college president since January 2014.
The works of Susan Teague of Kalamazoo is on exhibit at the Flora Kirsch Beck Art Gallery on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College through December 15. The soft opening of the show began on November 1 with a formal opening reception to be held on November 16, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Glen Oaks Community College was recently awarded a $200,000 grant to increase college completion for adult students.
The state program, which has provided free in-district tuition for students ages 25 and older without an associate or bachelor’s degree, has been in place since 2021, and is now temporarily expanded to include students ages 21-24.
Over 500 prospective students, are expected to attend the 2023 St. Joseph County College Fair on Tuesday, October 17 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Ken Schuler Court, the college’s gymnasium.
Previously operating out of Keystone Place in Centreville, the St. Joseph County HARA will be located in Neighborhood Inc.’s Satellite Office in the Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County Office building, located at 240 W. Main St. in Centreville.
St Joseph County Project Connect & Veteran Stand Down will return to the Centreville Fairgrounds’ Henningsen Show Arena on Friday, October 6. Attendees can enjoy a bagged lunch, receive health screens, flu shots, and immunizations if they wish, get a free haircut, and go home with fresh food and commodities boxes.
Members of the Glen Oaks Community College Hispanic Student Alliance will have the privilege of meeting with ABC News veteran, creator and host, John Quiñones prior to his public talk on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m.
With just a few more days left for one of the county’s time-honored traditions, Watershed Voice took a walk through the festivities at the fairgrounds.
Christina Yunker, Fair Manager, and the St. Joseph County Grange Fair Board invite everyone to bring family and friends for an action-packed, fun-filled week at the Fairgrounds in Centreville starting Sunday, September 17 through Saturday, September 23.
The 100% pass rate was achieved on the graduates’ first attempt with the NCLEX exam and is higher than the passing rates for both the state (78.97%), and the nation (79.91%) based on 2022 data. An 80 percent pass rate is required for the program to maintain accreditation.
Glen Oaks Community College recently announced its outstanding scholars for the Winter, 2023 semester. Here’s the complete list.
Early enrollment numbers are showing Glen Oaks Community College with a 14.8 percent increase in enrollment and 18.42 percent increase in credit hours as the Fall 2023 semester gets underway, leading the pack of Michigan’s 28 community colleges.
With a $2 million state grant, GOCC nursing alumni have a zero-cost tuition pathway to furthering their education and can transition into a degree program to complete a BSN beginning as early as this fall.
Glen Oaks Community College recently welcomed Tucker Waddups as the seventh head baseball coach in Viking baseball history.