KCC’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center: It’s about your future (VIDEO)

The Regional Manufacturing Technology Center

If you’re a hands-on learner looking for a new career, start your path at Kellogg Community College’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center. The RMTC is home to trades and training programs that teach advanced industrial skills in high demand by employers… Continue Reading

KCC Dental Clinic upgrades include new patient chairs, improved workflow

KCC Dental Hygiene student Alexis Kosten works on “patient” and Dental Hygiene student Addie Etelamaki during class in KCC’s Dental Hygiene Clinic.

Editor’s note: The following article first appeared on page 4 of the May 12, 2016, edition of the Battle Creek Shopper News. Kellogg Community College students and community members alike are benefiting from the most significant upgrades to the college’s… Continue Reading

Dual-enrolled student Noel Ramos, 15, graduates with two college degrees as a high school sophomore

KCC alumna Noel Ramos poses at the main entrance to KCC's North Avenue campus in Battle Creek.

When 15-year-old Noel Ramos graduates from high school in 2018, she can frame her diploma and hang it next to the two degrees she earned after graduating from Kellogg Community College this spring. Ramos, of Bedford, is a sophomore at Gull… Continue Reading

New training equipment adds value for Industrial Electricity/Electronics students at KCC

PLC trainers installed for student use at KCC's RMTC.

Among the more than $2 million Kellogg Community College received for updates to select occupational programs via the state’s Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program (CCSTEP) last year was nearly $290,000 for new equipment for KCC’s Industrial Electricity/Electronics Program. The… Continue Reading

4 electrical safety tips for the home from Electricity/Electronics professor Kevin Barnes

Industrial Electricity/Electronics Professor Kevin Barnes talks to students at the RMTC.

May is National Electrical Safety Month, and Kevin Barnes (pictured above), a professor in Kellogg Community College’s Industrial Electricity/Electronics Program, has provided the following practical electrical safety tips for the home. 4 Electrical Safety Tips for the Home By Kevin… Continue Reading

KCC Radiography Program updates lab with new state-of-the-art X-ray machine

KCC Radiography students Ashley Ledford and Joshua Pitchure demonstrate the use of the program's new X-ray machine, while Radiography student Jennifer Whitaker acts as their patient.

Kellogg Community College received more than $2 million for updates to select occupational programs at the College via the state’s Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program last year, and among the package of CCSTEP resources were funds for a new… Continue Reading

KCC assessment trainers help improve hiring process for local manufacturers

Shane Bresson, HVAC-R and Pipefitting instructor at Kellogg Community College, demonstrates one of the College’s new assessment trainers, which measures mechanical aptitude.

A batch of new assessment machines installed at Kellogg Community College’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center shows promise at taking some of the guesswork out of the hiring process for local manufacturers. For companies looking to hire skilled workers in the… Continue Reading

Battle Creek Central senior Yarielis Rosario on dual-enrolling at KCC: “It’s a wonderful opportunity”

Battle Creek Central High School senior and KCC dual-enrollment student Yarielis Rosario poses near the entrance to KCC's North Avenue campus in Battle Creek.

Yarielis Rosario is a senior at Battle Creek Central High School. She’s also a dual-enrolled Kellogg Community College student, taking college classes while still in high school. Rosario keeps herself busy outside the classroom. She’s president of Central’s National Honor… Continue Reading

Hastings senior Andres Carmona gets ahead by dual-enrolling at KCC: “I’d definitely recommend it”

Dual-enrolled KCC student and Hastings senior Andres Carmona

Andres Carmona is a senior at Hastings High School. He’s also a dual-enrolled Kellogg Community College student, taking college classes while still in high school. For Carmona, dual-enrolling at KCC has been a way to get ahead on his future… Continue Reading

“A joy and privilege”: Diane and John Kellogg give the gift of education

A portrait of KCC scholarship donors John and Diane Kellogg.

Education is a family affair for Diane and John Kellogg, whose endowed Diane and John Kellogg Scholarship fund provides $1,000 each year to help fund expenses for education majors at KCC. The couple and their three grown children – two… Continue Reading