KCC in the news: Tuesday, May 20, 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

  • “McDonald’s announces scholarship recipients” (Coldwater Daily Reporter, May 12): “Raymond will be graduating from Marshall High School and will be attending Kellogg Community College, studying human services.”
  • “After accusations prove unfounded, KCC president told to move quickly to heal wounds” (Battle Creek Enquirer, May 13): “Though an investigation cleared Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona of wrongdoing, the chairman of the college board said trustees expect Bona to show ‘tangible progress’ toward healing the institution as they consider whether to renew his contract.”
  • “B.C. woman looks to re-establish school photo project” (Battle Creek Enquirer, May 13): “So she enrolled in photography classes at Kellogg Community College and she’s been taking classes ever since.”
  • “Bombers unveil ’14 promotional schedule” (Battle Creek Enquirer, May 13): “Additionally, the team will celebrate the new black bear exhibit at Binder Park Zoo with a Black Bear Bobble-Paw (July 26) and will give away a bobblehead of the Kellogg Community College mascot ‘Blaze’ (Aug. 7).”
  • “Key dates ahead for Kellogg Community College and president” (WMUK, May 14): “The Battle Creek Enquirer looks at how Kellogg Community College moves forward after its president returned from administrative leave.”
  • “Children’s Water Festival is Friday” (Battle Creek Enquirer, May 15): “The annual Children’s Water Festival will be held Friday morning and early afternoon at Kellogg Community College in celebration of Water Quality Awareness Month.”
  • “Class of 2014 BCACS Foundation Scholarship Recipients” (Battle Creek Enquirer, May 16): “Sarah will begin her studies in psychology at Kellogg Community College.”
  • “60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, some battles still to fight in Battle Creek” (Battle Creek Enquirer, May 16): “In March, Kellogg Community College announced a $2.1 million Kellogg Foundation grant to launch the KCC Center for Diversity and Innovation, which will address race issues in the community.”
  • “Dozens of firefighters, EMS responders participate in airplane crash drill” (Times Leader, May 17): “The airport rented a 50-foot-long Mobile Aircraft Fire Training Simulator from Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek, Michigan, that produces synthetic smoke and propane-fueled flames both from the simulator and from metal tubes placed on the ground nearby to simulate fuel spills.”

Athletics News

  • “Muskegon Community College wins school’s first outright league baseball title” (MLive, May 9): “Coach Cap Pohlman’s Jayhawks won their first outright league championship in school history by not allowing a run in a doubleheader sweep against Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek.”
  • “No. 17 Owens Softball Sees Season End” (WTVG, May 11): “Aubrey Geis (Toledo Christian/Wauseon, Ohio) hit a walk-off RBI single in the ninth inning to give the No. 17 Owens Community College softball team a 7-6 win over Kellogg Community College in today’s Region XII District G loser’s bracket quarterfinals.”
  • “Muskegon Community College sports recap: Baseball to kick off postseason in Battle Creek” (MLive, May 12): “After capturing the program’s first outright league championship in a May 9 sweep of Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek, the Jayhawks return to the Cereal City this week to kick off the NJCAA Region 12 Division II Baseball Tournament starting Wednesday, May 14 at Battle Creek’s Bailey Park.”
  • “KCC baseball ready to make a run at regional: Bruins seeking NJCAA D-II World Series bid” (Battle Creek Enquirer, May 13): “The Kellogg Community College baseball team recently saw its two-year reign atop the Michigan Community College Athletic Association come to an end. And that may not be such a bad thing.”
  • “Local athletes compete at collegiate level” (Cadillac News, May 13): “Kellogg Community College freshman shortstop Mary Emington (Cadillac H.S.) had four hits and three RBI in a pair of games in the NJCAA District G Softball Tournament last week in East Lansing. The Bruins finished the season at 19-24 overall after losing two games.”
  • “KCC baseball advances in tourney: Bruins advance in regional with 17-3 win” (Battle Creek Enquirer, May 14): “A mound visit from Kellogg Community College coach Eric Laskovy early in the top half of the first inning of this postseason opener against Grand Rapids Community College seemed to set the tone for the rest of the day for the Bruins.”
  • “College notebook: KCC softball players honored” (Battle Creek Enquirer, May 14): “After helping guide the Kellogg Community College softball program to its second postseason appearance, some Lady Bruins have been recognized for their efforts on the diamond.”
  • “Prep roundup: Pennfield baseball picks up KVA sweep” (Battle Creek Enquirer, May 15): “KCC BASEBALL REGIONAL: Weather and poor field conditions pushed back the NJCAA Region XII tournament again on Thursday, putting the second-round game for Kellogg Community College on today’s schedule.”
  • “Kellogg CC advances in regional” (Battle Creek Enquirer, May 16): “The Kellogg Community College baseball team is still alive in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Region XII Tournament at Bailey Park after taking down Mott CC in a win-or-go-home game on Friday night.”
  • “Mott Community College baseball eliminated from NJCAA regional in three games” (MLive, May 17): “The Mott Community College baseball team was eliminated from the NJCAA Division 2 regional Friday, losing 7-2 to Kellogg Community College.”
  • “KCC baseball keeps World Series dreams alive: Bruins past Grand Rapids CC, No. 3-ranked Sinclair at regional” (Battle Creek Enquirer, May 17): “Kellogg Community College pitcher Hayden Robbins tossed a two-hitter against the No. 3 team in the country, and with that, the Bruins lived to play another day.”
  • “Bruins come close, but KCC baseball misses out on trip to World Series: KCC baseball falls in regional title game” (Battle Creek Enquirer, May 18): “The Kellogg Community College baseball team rolled into Sunday just two wins away from a World Series berth — a bid that last came in 2011.”

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