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West Michigan Community Bank Continues Expansion of Grand Rapids Area

West Michigan Community Bank has expanded its footprint in the Grand Rapids area with a new office in the Township of Grand Rapids. The new location on Cascade Road is home to the company’s newest retail banking office in Hudsonville, as well as business lending and wealth management staff. The office that opened this week …

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Michigan Community Colleges Offer 4,500 Online Courses

The downtown Detroit campus of the Wayne County Community College District. // Photo courtesy of WCCCD As concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic continue to loom, Michigan’s 28 community colleges are encouraging students to take advantage of the more than 4,500 group classes they offer online. “Michigan Community Colleges are ready to provide students with high …

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Michigan Community Colleges is improving the way employers can post jobs and reach their job-ready students and alumni, FREE!

The new website (https://CollegeCentral.com/miccjobs) allows every employer – large, small, public or private – to register once and then post an unlimited number of jobs at from michigan community college students and graduates! This extremely helpful resource for employers simplifies hiring in the current climate, even with temporarily closed or restricted campuses, and students learning …

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Michigan Community Service Commission receives $ 2.2 million for COVID-19 response and recovery volunteerism

LANSING, Mich. (Press Release) – The Michigan Community Service Commission (MCSC) announced Wednesday that it will receive $ 2,222,811 over three years from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to support volunteerism in Michigan. The funding will support organizations in their response to COVID-19 by identifying resources and collaborating regionally to address pressing …

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Northwestern Michigan Community Action Agency Providing COVID-19 Financial Aid

If you need a little extra financial help, new help is available. The Northwestern Michigan Community Action Agency received funding from the CARES Act and provides financial assistance to those in need. They serve those in the counties of Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Missaukee, Roscommon and Wexford. With the stimulus check …

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Find out which businesses in your Michigan community have received $ 150,000 or more in P3 loans

From Acme to Zeeland, Michigan small businesses have received federal government paycheck protection program repayable loans to help ease financial pressure from the coronavirus pandemic. The Treasury Department this week released data on the companies that have received the funding. Our database below includes all Michigan companies that have received $ 150,000 or more. You …

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West Michigan community plans to keep Confederate statue

ALLENDAEL TOWNSHIP, Michigan — There is finally a decision in a statue controversy that has been simmering for weeks in western Michigan. Allendale Township officials decided not to remove a statue depicting a Union soldier, a Confederate soldier and a child slave. Township supervisor Adam Elenbaas said yesterday he understood why the statue could be …

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Michigan community colleges anticipate fall enrollment, consider hybrid course strategies

When the Great Recession hit in 2008, community colleges saw record enrollment rates amid widespread layoffs and unemployment, said Mike Hansen, president of the Michigan Community Colleges Association (MCCA). Hansen said some believe the current economic situation could spur a further increase in community college enrollment, but there is a flip side. “The counter-argument to …

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Michigan law students volunteer to help Michigan community fight pandemic impacts

In an effort to help community groups and lawyers across the State of Michigan navigate the legal work spillover associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of student leaders from the University of Law School of Law Michigan formed the Michigan Law COVID Corps, a voluntary organization service with more than 240 volunteers and student …

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Michigan’s community banks have played a role far beyond their size in the Paycheck Protection Program

Michigan’s small and medium banks have played an outsized role in lending to struggling small businesses during the coronavirus crisis. Michigan banks paid out $4.6 billion in potentially forgivable loans under the federal Paycheck Protection Program for Struggling Small Businesses in the first two weeks of April, data analysis shows of the Community Bankers of …

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EGLE virtually celebrates Earth Day with the Michigan community

Although people weren’t able to celebrate Earth Day the way they wanted, the Michigan Department of the Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) hosted a live broadcast to honor the day. while staying safe inside. “I’ll be honest. I was quite disappointed that we weren’t going to be able to meet in person, and so …

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Some Michigan community colleges are seeing a sharp drop in summer enrollment

Michigan’s Washtenaw Community College and Grand Rapids Community College are experiencing a sharp drop in summer enrollment due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Detroit Free Press reported. At Washtenaw College, enrollment was down 11% on March 12 for summer school, compared to the same period in 2019. After the school announced it would go online, …

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Michigan community colleges see drop in summer enrollment – Spaces4Learning

Business Michigan Community Colleges See Fall in Summer Enrollment By Yvonne Marquez 04/20/20 Michigan Community Colleges See Falling Summer Enrollments, An Indication of What’s Coming to Fall, Reports The Detroit Free Press. The summer sessions start from the first week of May and many will follow at the end of May. As an example of …

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West Michigan Community Mental Health is changing the way it handles appointments | Coronavirus

West Michigan Community Mental Health is open to people in need of care. Community mental health is considered an essential service under Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Home Support Order. Staff at West Michigan Community Mental Health continue to provide their services, but with different ways of providing these services due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Face to …

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In latest legal blow to Medicaid work requirements, judge blocks Michigan community engagement rules

U.S. District Judge James Boasberg cited a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejecting HHS’s approval of Arkansas’ similar waiver. The appeals committee’s unanimous opinion said the waiver approval was inconsistent with the primary purpose of the Medicaid law, which is to provide medical coverage. Modern healthcare: …

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Trustees Approve Graduation Partnerships with Western Michigan Community Colleges

The Ferris State University Board of Trustees held its regular meeting on Friday, February 21, and voted on several items, including collaborative partnerships, a new college degree and more. Ferris State University Board of Trustees approved partnerships with Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo, and Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, to establish permanent sites for the …

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“Alligator” sighting causes a stir at Michigan Community College

MUSKEGON, Michigan – It would be unusual to see an alligator in Michigan waters in any season… but in February? Still, officials at Muskegon Community College have started to receive reports that an alligator has been sighted in a stream running through the campus, located in the western part of the state near Lake Michigan, …

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Mid Michigan Community College softball coach charged with sexual assault

A Mid Michigan Community College softball player accuses a school coach of acting inappropriately towards her, and police are investigating. The report made to the Mount Pleasant Police Department is sent to the Isabella County District Attorney. He will decide whether the coach should be indicted in criminal proceedings. The police report says that on …

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Michigan Community Colleges Sign New Transfer Agreements with 4-Year Universities

DETROIT – The Michigan Community College Association (MCCA) announced Tuesday that 28 of the state’s community colleges have signed four transfer agreements with 25 four-year colleges and universities in Michigan, intended to allow community college students to transfer more than credits. The association said community college students will be able to transfer more credits to …

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Michigan Community College Association to Address Student Economic Instability

The Michigan Community College Association (MCCA) is launching an initiative next month to improve student completion and success by addressing economic instability. Through Michigan-Building Economic Stability Today (MI-BEST), the association will address students’ insecurity of basic needs, including access to food, housing, transportation, and child care. children. The initiative is funded by a $442,000 grant …

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Michigan community welcomes 8-year-old cancer battling home for the holidays

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. LINDEN, Mich. (WJRT) – Brinley Jungnitsch, 8, has been in Memphis, Tennessee for 6 months fighting cancer for the third time. At just four years old, …

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Michigan Community Hospital Begins Patient Treatments with ViewRay’s IRMian Linac

CLEVELAND, December 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — ViewRay, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRAY) today announced that Sparrow Health System in Lansing, Mich. began patient treatments with MRIdian® Linac, a state-of-the-art radiation therapy system that combines the latest innovations in precision radiation delivery and revolutionary MRI guidance. The MRIdian device is located in the hospital’s new Herbert-Herman Cancer Center, …

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See 2018 Shoplifting Arrests for Retail Theft in Your Michigan Community

Ceiling CCTV cameras are part of Kohl’s store security system in Kalamazoo County. (Julie Mack / MLive) According to data collected by Michigan State Police, approximately 15,500 Michigan residents were arrested in 2018 for shoplifting or attempted retail store fraud. This is a decrease of about 8% from 2017. However, the number of police reports …

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Do you know your Michigan community better than anyone? Prove it

Chandler Crossings, a group of three student apartment complexes, is about three miles from Michigan State University in the Township of Bath. Given its proximity to MSU and the ages of the people who live there, students may see the apartments as an extension of the college campus, according to Matt Grossmann, professor of political …

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West Michigan community gathers for huge Thanksgiving meal

Brian Hayes | MLive.com Volunteers from Gerald R. Ford Job Corps work to unwrap and cut pies at the Mel Trotter Ministries Thanksgiving Community Meal at DeVos Place on Thursday, November 28, 2019, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Brian Hayes | MLive.com Isabel Dashner, 9, serves food to a family at the Mel Trotter Ministries Thanksgiving …

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Northern Michigan Community Health Innovation Region Wins Award

The Northern Michigan Community Health Innovation Region, a partnership of healthcare and community providers serving the health needs of individuals in 10 counties in northwest Michigan, received the Community Excellence Award in Public Health from the Michigan Association for Local Public Health and the Michigan Public Health Association. The theme for this year’s Community Excellence …

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The vacation retreat adds the Michigan community to its

WINTER PARK, Fla., Nov. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Holiday Retirement, the largest independent senior housing provider in the United States, takes over management of Independence Village Frankenmuth. The operational change for the Michigan community, effective Nov. 1, brings the national total to 261 communities on the Holiday Retirement platform. The Change for the Community, …

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Holiday Retreat Adds Michigan Community to Its

WINTER PARK, Fla., Nov. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Holiday Retirement, the largest independent senior housing provider in the United States, takes over management of Independence Village Frankenmuth. The operational change for the Michigan community, effective Nov. 1, brings the national total to 261 communities on the Holiday Retirement platform. The Change for the Community, …

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Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency Provides Public Service Training to Fight Poverty – WBKB 11

ALPENA, Mich – Families across Michigan and here on the Sunrise side have big differences in resources and economic stability. The Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency is committed to promoting understanding of people from all walks of life with its Bridges Out of Poverty program. The program is designed to train members of public works …

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GBCS honored by Governor and Michigan Community Service Commission

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Northern Michigan Community Pet Center in Grawn Rescues, Neuters Stray Kittens for Adoption

“I do it just because it’s my love and it’s my passion.” Many shelters in northern Michigan say they refuse stray cats because they just don’t have space. This is where Kelly Lemcool comes in. She opened the Northern Michigan Community Pet Center in Grand Traverse County on July 5. The center has a veterinarian, …

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West Michigan Community Bank to Open New Grand Rapids Office

BIG FAST – West Michigan Community Bank plans to open a new regional office in the Township of Grand Rapids. The Hudsonville-based bank will begin construction this summer on the 8,000 square foot retail branch and commercial lending center at Patterson Avenue and Cascade Road SE. Completion is scheduled for 2020. COURTESY PHOTO “This new …

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Basketball coach Sue Guevara bids farewell to grateful Central Michigan community

Austin Chastain | Special for The Detroit News mount pleasant – When Sue Guevara played college basketball at Saginaw Valley State, she was never really a scorer. She was, however, an excellent passer. During a Friday press conference at Central Michigan University’s John G. Kulhavi Events Center, where Guevara announced her retirement, she passed the …

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‘Good Morning America’ greets Michigan community with eighteen hundred-year-old residents

JENISON, MI – Lots of candles were needed for a very special birthday party held this week. Over 1,800 of them to be exact. The party, held at Sunset Retirement Communities and Services in Jenison, honored 18 of the facility’s residents, all of whom are 100 years of age or older this calendar year. This …

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State proposes to close Southwest Michigan community high schools

BENTON HARBOR, MI – The state is proposing to close Benton Harbor High School and Alternative High School as a way to achieve better academic success. State officials presented the idea on Friday, May 24, and said it needed approval from the Benton Harbor area schools education council before any plans went ahead. before. High …

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Beach smoking ban being considered by Michigan community

ELK RAPIDS, MI – A village in northern Michigan is considering a proposal to ban smoking in parks and beaches. The proposal at Elk Rapids, located northeast of Traverse City, aims to improve air quality and reduce waste in public spaces, according to an Associated Press report. The proposed ban follows complaints about discarded cigarette …

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Michigan community in shock after 3 teenagers suicides in past eight months

A small rural Michigan community is in shock after three teenagers kill themselves in the past eight months. (iStock) A small rural Michigan village is in shock after three local teenagers kill themselves in the past eight months. Earlier this month, Shealynn Pobuda, 14, of Kingsley, committed suicide, the Detroit Free Press reported. His death …

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Michigan community mourns loss of Abbas family, week after fatal shipwreck

A week after a shipwreck on I-75 in Lexington killed a Michigan family, community members from Northville and Dearborn have come together again. Relatives packed the Islamic Center in Dearborn, Michigan on Sunday evening. Many in attendance spent last Sunday evening in the same location, as news of the fatal wreck reached family and friends …

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West Michigan Community College makes small change to early prayer policies

The Muskegon Community College board of trustees voted unanimously on Wednesday to continue its tradition of graduation invocation, but only to the extent permitted by law governing church and state. The vote followed a complaint sent to the MCC by the Michigan Association of Civil Rights Activists (MACRA) about the 2018 graduation prayer led by …

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Central Michigan community mobilizes against racist message

After a racist message was found scribbled on a college dormitory whiteboard in Sweeney Hall at Central Michigan University, the campus community quickly mobilized to speak out against the hate speech and add messages love and support instead. Sophomore Yasmeen Duncan from Detroit shared a photo of the ugly post on Twitter late Wednesday. Riddled …

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Michigan Community Service Commission in the middle of a volunteer tour

October 24, 2018 Residents of Livingston County and others in southeast Michigan are invited to attend a listening tour hosted by the state’s premier agency on volunteering. The Michigan Community Service Commission will travel to Ann Arbor as part of its Volunteer Michigan Tour, visiting every region of the state to explore ways to expand …

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Mid-Michigan Community Mourns Sudden Tragic Death of Star Athlete | New

A local community remembers a 17-year-old star athlete. Superintendent Ryan Cunningham said Carson Vincent died Sunday night from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Cunningham said Carson traveled to a shooting range with his stepfather and a family friend to practice shooting for the next hunting season. The two older men went to switch targets and at …

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“ART FISH FUN” – How a Michigan community is getting kids to care about water – Great Lakes Now

Teaching the Great Lakes: “A Moral Responsibility” “Oakland County is the headwaters of five watersheds,” says Jim Nash, Water Resources Commissioner for Oakland County, Michigan. , the Shiawassee River, the Red River and the Huron River. We are the original source of all these waters. So if we let things get in the water here, …

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Community colleges and universities in Michigan are helping more students find ‘success’

A new report shows Michigan colleges and universities are getting a higher percentage of their students. The state’s Center for Educational Performance and Information has been monitoring student “pass” rates since 2009. Data shows that there has been a gradual improvement in graduation rates at community colleges and universities in Michigan. “We get about 71% …

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Black man fined $ 2,000 for racist graffiti that rocked Michigan’s ‘silent’ community | The independent

A black man who spray painted racist messages against African Americans at a Michigan college was fined $ 2,000 for the action, which he admitted to doing. Eddie Curlin, a 29-year-old former student at Eastern Michigan University, discovered his sentence after pleading guilty to malicious destruction of property. The incidents occurred late last year and …

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How a Michigan community is benefiting from preschool expansion

Elizabeth Lamb can sing her ABCs and can write her name. The 4-year-old can complete a 100-piece jigsaw puzzle, whereas a few months ago she was still playing with 8-piece puzzles and large blocks. Elizabeth spends her days in a classroom with other 4-year-olds at Indian Lake Elementary in Vicksburg, a few miles south of …

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Mid Michigan Community College Goes Green and Receives Grant

The Mid Green Sustainability Committee at Mid Michigan Community College recently received a $ 5,000 grant from Isabella Wind, a renewable energy project from Apex Clean Energy. The grant will be used to improve environmental and clean energy initiatives on campus. The committee is responsible for implementing environmental awareness campaigns and initiatives on all campuses. …

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“Refuge Lansing:” Humanizing Resettled Refugees in Central Michigan Community | MSUToday

After relocating to Lansing from the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo 10 years ago, Otis Ebulela said he finally felt safe. “When I don’t see any problem,” Ebulela said, “I don’t worry about war and people coming and killing someone for no reason.” The stories of refugees like Ebulela — who has worked at a …

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Northern Michigan community tries to stay ahead of massive contaminated plume

When I arrive at Bethany Hawkins, the first thing she does is offer me a glass of water from her well.“Our water has always been very good,” she says.But the Hawkins well might have an expiration date. It is estimated to be 675 feet from the edge of a polluted groundwater plume. A toxic legacy …

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Midnight celebration unites Nike and Michigan community

Midnight celebration unites Nike and Michigan community August 1, 2016 ?? Photo gallery ?? Michigan-Nike microsite: GoBlueHailMichigan.com?? #HailMichigan: Tagboard on social networks?? A corn. A bruise. One partnership. (News.Nike.com) ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Long before the clock struck midnight Sunday night (July 31) until Monday morning, the party vibe in downtown Ann Arbor was on …

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5 Michigan Community Colleges Shortlisted For Prestigious Million-Dollar Aspen Prize

Five of Michigan’s 28 community colleges are eligible for the 2017 Aspen Award for Community College Excellence, a coveted award that recognizes two-year institutions that have “demonstrated exceptional levels of student achievement.” The list, released Tuesday, includes 150 colleges from 35 states. The Michigan institutions vying for the award are: Alpena Community College, Mott Community …

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View Michigan AD Jim Hackett’s Open Letter to the Michigan Community

Michigan Acting DA Jim Hackett’s Open Letter to the UM Community pic.twitter.com/vEMvS8a5Jd — angelica (@chengelis) October 18, 2015 It wouldn’t be hyperbole to claim that Michigan’s No. 12 improbable last-second loss to Michigan State’s No. 4 is the most heartbreaking loss in college football history. [ MORE: Best of Week 7 | Week 7 scoreboard …

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Mid Michigan Community College inducts honorary students

the daily news from Midland May 15, 2015 Pictured front row, left to right: Luke Badger (graphic design), Reed Polanco (mechanical engineering), Michele Harrington (nurses), Sarah Otto (secondary math education), Bailee Macklem (nurses), Cara Maertens (automobile) and Harmony Amon (nurse); second row, left to right: Brain Bauman (computer science and math), Amanda Brake (business and …

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Rick Haglund | Deck Magazine On the surface, the numbers are dismal. According to the latest federal data, only 15% of community college students in Michigan earn a two-year associate degree in three years. About 60% of community college freshmen need remedial classes (essentially, remedial classes in subjects they should have learned in high school), …

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Troubled Times for Michigan Community Colleges

On the surface, the numbers are dismal. According to the latest federal data, only 15% of community college students in Michigan earn a two-year associate degree in three years. A full classroom at Jackson College masks the reality that statewide community college enrollment is down. (Photo by Flickr user Jackson College; used under Creative Commons …

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Mid Michigan Community College Awards Eight Full Scholarships

Mid Michigan Community College awarded competitive full scholarships to eight area high school students. Laker Distinction (LD) scholarships are offered at two award levels, with four of each being passed on. The traditional level of the scholarship provides 31 credits of tuition and fees. The LD Presidential Scholarships, the highest awards, include 62 credits (equivalent …

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Michigan Community College will move to merit pay

Michigan’s public institutions have been rushing to approve new faculty contracts ahead of March 28, when the state’s right-to-work law takes effect. In a rush to ratify a two-year contract, faculty members at Grand Rapids Community College agreed to a deal that freezes their salaries for two years and grants raises based solely on their …

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Michigan community rallies behind teen named in reunion court as apparent prank

AP Photo/The Detroit News, Dale G. YoungWhiney Kropp at her home in Algiers, Michigan. A Michigan community is trying to work things out after Kropp was named to a high school back court in an apparent prank. Kropp told WNEM-TV she felt betrayed after some of her classmates at Ogemaw Heights High School in West …

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