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.”
Dr. David Devier previously announced he would retire effective June 30, 2024, after serving as the college president since January 2014.
Glen Oaks Community College will be featured on “Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid,” an award-winning, short documentary series. The segment will feature how education is changing lives for today’s high school students.
Glen Oaks President Dr. David Devier reflects on the “unfulfilled potential of Glen Oaks Community College in changing the lives of more of our community members.”
Glen Oaks Community College President David Devier tells the story behind GOCC’s high graduation rate, which ranks near the top among all Michigan community colleges.
Glen Oaks Community College has been selected as one of 14 community colleges in the nation to receive the “Cyber Skills for All: Community Colleges Lead the Way Initiative” grant, funded by the Microsoft Foundation.
The Three Rivers Public Library and Glen Oaks Community College have been selected to receive funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Cares Act Grant in the amount of $150,000.
WSV’s Charles Thomas argues a person doesn’t have to attend an Ivy League school to better their lives or the lives of their children in this week’s “Big World, Small Town.”
Glen Oaks President Dr. David Devier writes, “Now the reader might say that, of course, the president of Glen Oaks Community College would always say the college is worth it! On the surface this would seem to be true, but what is the rest of the story? I grew up as a blue collar son from a blue collar family.”
Glen Oaks Community College will hold its 52nd and 53rd Annual Commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 7, in Ken Schuler Court (Glen Oaks gymnasium). The Nursing Pinning ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 8 at 10 a.m. and the Allied Health pinning ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 8 at 2 p.m. with both pinning ceremonies also taking place in the gym.
Glen Oaks Community College has announced plans to hold an in-person commencement ceremony to include both 2020 and 2021 graduates. The event will be live-streamed and an edited video will be made available following the event and hosted on the college’s social media sites for others to view.
Glen Oaks President Dr. David Devier details how prospective students can use tuition support programs to return to school this fall.
Normally, Glen Oaks Community College (GOCC) announces the recipients of its Special Recognition awards during its spring commencement ceremony. However, after the ongoing pandemic led to the cancellation of the 2020 ceremony, GOCC President Dr. David Devier said the college “made the decision to include the 2020 graduates as part of the May, 2021 commencement ceremony.” In the meantime, Devier said, “the college wishes to announce several individuals who are being recognized this year.” Devier’s announcement came in a press release issued by GOCC Tuesday. There is a total of five awards. Four of the awards each has one recipient, while one award has two recipients.
The Glen Oaks Community College (GOCC) Board of Trustees held a planning retreat and regular meeting Thursday morning at the college. President Dr. David Devier and other administrators and staff provided updates on pandemic cases and measures at the college, as well as on several student funding programs provided with assistance from the State of Michigan. Devier also said Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the college’s 2021 budget at flat funding.
Students returning to classes at Glen Oaks this semester are likely to notice some visible changes to the campus after staff and contractors spent the summer working on completing improvements.
At a meeting of the college’s Board of Trustees on Thursday, Vice President of Student Services Tonya Howden said enrollment is down. At 958 students, enrollment is down 12 percent from the same time last year.
In order to remain compliant with Title IX rule changes and its processes, Glen Oaks Community College’s Board of Trustees adopted a new Sex/Gender-Based Harassment, Discrimination and Misconduct Policy during a regular meeting on Thursday, Aug. 13.