KCC in the news: Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Blaze the mascot reads a recent edition of the Bruin student newspaper.

Here are some of the latest mentions of Kellogg Community College in online media. Click through the links to view the full posts.

General News

  • “KCC launches new website” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “Kellogg Community College’s overhauled website is the product of more than a year’s worth of planning and programming that involved both college staff and the Kalamazoo firm Newhall Klein.”
  • “KCC offering two youth robotics camps during spring break” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “Kellogg Community College will host two spring break robotics camps for youth in grades six through nine next month, including one for girls only.”
  • “Spring camp for young robot makers set by Kellogg Community College” (Southwest Michigan’s Second Wave): “For parents still looking for a way to keep youngsters’ minds occupied during the upcoming Spring Break from school, Kellogg Community College has an answer.”
  • “Database: See how tuition hikes have affected rich, poor, middle-income students at your college” (MLive.com): “To see how much students, based on their income group, pay for college, use the searchable database below.” (KCC is included in the database.)
  • “National Expert Tackles Definition of ‘Public Innovation'” (Digital Journal and Consumer Electronics Net): “It is about how communities generate and re-generate themselves. For example, The Harwood Institute is working with partners in Battle Creek, Mich. – including the local United Way, Chamber of Commerce, Kellogg Community College, Project 20/20, BC Pulse and the city government. These entities are focused on addressing issues concerning vulnerable children in a way that altogether changes how they and others work together in the community.”
  • “Readers report Sandhill cranes in Kalamazoo County” (MLive.com): “Simon Thalmann took this photo a week or two ago on Kellogg Community College’s North Avenue campus. ‘I’ve worked here a little over two years, and we’ve had at least a pair on campus just about every day they’re in season,’ he said.”
  • “Sandhill cranes returning to Southwest Michigan, but none reported yet in Kalamazoo County” (MLive.com): “Simon Thalmann took this photo a week or two ago on Kellogg Community College’s North Avenue campus. ‘I’ve worked here a little over two years, and we’ve had at least a pair on campus just about every day they’re in season,’ he said.”
  • “Word Around Town: 35 years of art; Franke-ly my dear” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “The Davidson Building is located on the campus of Kellogg Community College, 450 North Avenue. … The evening will include cultural notes by Matt Samra, who teaches film at Kellogg Community College.”
  • “Greet spring with a 5K, gardens, beer, clothes and flowers” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “There’s also the Takasaki Japanese Garden at Irving Park, across from Kellogg Community College.”
  • “Aaron J. Losinski” (Sturgis Journal): “He graduated from Bronson High School in 2006 and from Kellogg Community College in 2009 with an associate degree in computer aided drafting and design.”
  • “Charges dropped against man in connection with BC road rage case” (WWMT Newschannel 3): “Michael McJunkin had been charged with assault with a motor vehicle after an incident two weeks ago near Kellogg Community College that ended in his girlfriend being shot five times.”
  • “Judge Throws Out Case Against Man Accused in Road Rage Incident” (FOX 17): “Franklin testified that she was afraid for her safety and wanted to lose them in the Kellogg Community College parking lot where they spun out in the slushy conditions.”
  • “Battle Creek woman looking for answers after road rage shooting” (WWMT Newschannel 3): “This all happened two weeks ago, during a road rage incident that ended in gunfire near Kellogg Community College.”
  • “Local Woman Shot In Road Rage Incident Demands Charges” (FOX 17): “It pulled into Kellogg Community College and both cars stopped.”
  • Be sure to check out the latest edition of the Battle Creek Shopper News. The free publication often includes several articles related to Kellogg Community College.

Athletics News

  • “College Notebook: KCC baseball wins rubber match with Glen Oaks; KCC softball looking to return to form” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “The Kellogg Community College baseball team split a doubleheader with Glen Oaks, and came back two days later to earn a mercy-rule victory over their league rival. … The Kellogg Community College softball team fell below .500 for the first time this season following a pair of losses in a doubleheader with Owens CC.”
  • “Kellogg slugs Glen Oaks ‘9’” (Three Rivers Commercial-News): “The Glen Oaks Community College baseball team dropped to 2-11 overall following Monday’s 21-1 loss at home to Kellogg Community College.”
  • “College Notebook: KCC postpones baseball, softball games” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “The Kellogg Community College baseball and softball teams each had a pair of games wiped out this week, likely due to unplayable field conditions.”
  • “GOCC sweeps DH from Lorain CC” (Three Rivers Commercial News): “The Glen Oaks Community College baseball team bounced back from Monday’s loss to Kellogg Community College by sweeping Lorain County Community College 22-5 and 8-7 at home Tuesday.”
  • “Baseball’s complete effort blanks Falcons, 9-0:  Huskies hand Bowling Green its first shutout of the seasonf” (NIU Today): “Anthony Andres (Western Springs, Ill./St. Rita), Dirk Ormsby (Ligonier, Ind./Kellogg Community College) and Jordan Ruckman (Kankakee, Ill./Herscher) combined for the Huskies second shutout of the season.”
  • “NIU Drops Doubleheader versus Bowling Green: Huskies stranded seven runners on base in each game” (Northern Illinois Huskies): “The Northern Illinois bullpen, comprised of Andrew Frankenreider (Peoria, Ill./Dunlap) and Justin Ruckman (Kankakee, Ill./Kellogg Community College), was solid in its 1.2 innings of work as it only allowed one baserunner in the contest and zero hits.”
  • “Local athletes compete at collegiate level” (Cadillac News): “Kellogg Community College freshman SS/OF Mary Emington (Cadillac H.S.) has a team-high 12 hits and four RBIs through six games for the Bruins’ softball team. She’s connected for three doubles, two triples and a home run among those hits.”

KCC President News

  • “KCC board backs investigation: Bona to remain on leave” (Battle Creek Enquirer and Lansing State Journal): “The Kellogg Community College Board of Trustees’ lengthy closed-door discussion Monday ended with no new details revealed about exactly why college President Dennis Bona is being investigated.”
  • “Kellogg Community College President Still on Leave, No New Details Revealed” (WMUK): “KCC Board chairman would not say how long investigation would take or how much it would cost.”
  • “KCC board to meet on Bona: Trustees say they’re united in new controversy” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “The Kellogg Community College board will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday to receive information from its attorneys amid an investigation into the college president’s conduct, board Chairman Jonathan Byrd said Friday.”
  • “KCC Board of Trustees to hold special, closed session Monday evening” (MLive.com): “The Kellogg Community College Board of Trustees will be holding a closed session Monday evening to meet with its attorneys, the Battle Creek community college announced.”
  • “Trustees holding meeting over KCC President” (WWMT Newschannel 3): “Monday night the Kellogg Community College Board of Trustees will meet in closed session.”
  • “Kellogg Community College Board to Meet, but no Action Expected on President” (WMUK): “Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona, on leave pending an investigation into his interactions with college personnel, said this morning he was told to expect no action at tonight’s special meeting of the KCC Board of Trustees.”
  • “Kellogg Community College Trustees plan closed session” (WIN 98.5 and WKZO): “The Kellogg Community College Board of Trustees will be meeting this evening in closed session to discuss the status of President Dennis Bona.”
  • “KCC Board of Trustees meets tonight to discuss status of suspended president” (WTVB): “The Kellogg Community College Board of Trustees will be meeting this evening in closed session to discuss the status of President Dennis Bona.”
  • “Bona expects to go back to work after investigation: President’s ‘interactions with college personnel’ under scrutiny” (Battle Creek Enquirer, Clarion Ledger and Port Huron Times Herald): “Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona said today he expects to go back to work after a college investigation of his ‘interactions with college personnel,’ but said he could not comment further.”
  • “New information on comm. college president placed on leave” (WWMT Newschannel 3): “Newschannel 3 is learning more about why the Kellogg Community College president was placed on paid administrative leave.”
  • “Kellogg Community College President Speaks with FOX 17 Amid Allegation” (FOX 17): “Dr. Dennis Bona, president of Kellogg Community College, talked with FOX 17 on Friday. He’s currently being investigated for an unspecified allegation.”
  • “President of Community College in Michigan Is Put on Leave Amid Inquiry” (Chronicle of Higher Education): “Dennis J. Bona, president of Kellogg Community College, in Battle Creek, Mich., on Thursday was placed on paid leave pending the results of an outside inquiry into what was described as his ‘interactions with college personnel,’ the Battle Creek Enquirer reported.”
  • “Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona placed on administrative leave during investigation” (MLive.com): “Kellogg Community College announced Friday that President Dennis Bona has been placed on paid administrative leave, pending an investigation into his ‘interactions with college personnel.'”
  • “Local comm. college president on administrative leave” (WWMT Newschannel 3): “Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona is on non-disciplinary paid administrative leave at this hour.”
  • “Kellogg Community College president on paid leave” (WOOD TV8): “The president of Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek has been placed on administrative leave.”
  • “Kellogg Community College President on Paid Leave During Investigation” (FOX 17): “Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona is on administrative leave pending an investigation, the college confirmed Friday morning.”
  • “Kellogg Community College president on paid leave” (Midland Daily News, Argus-Press and Petosky News): “Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona has been placed on non-disciplinary paid administrative leave pending an investigation into his interactions with college personnel.”
  • “Kellogg Community College President Placed on Non-Disciplinary Paid Leave” (FOX 47): “Kellogg Communtiy College’s President, Dennis J. Bona, has been placed on non-disciplinary paid administrative leave.”
  • “Trustees place Kellogg Community College president Bona on paid administrative leave” (Greenfield Daily Reporter, The Republic and The Tribune): “Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona has been placed on non-disciplinary paid administrative leave pending an investigation into his interactions with college personnel.”

For more news about Kellogg Community College, view our latest news releases online at http://daily.kellogg.edu/category/news-releases.