KCC Criminal Justice student receives second $1,000 police scholarship

KCC student and Law Enforcement Education Program scholarship recipient Ryan Ferguson.

Editor’s note: The following release and above photo were provided by the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP). Kellogg Community College student Ryan Ferguson is among 22 top students who will receive $1,000 college scholarships to encourage their pursuit of law… Continue Reading

Student job opportunity: Student worker needed in Music Department for fall, spring semesters

Choir singers rehearse at the Music Center

Dr. Gerald Blanchard, vocal music director and music coordinator at Kellogg Community College, is looking for a student worker to work in the Music Department this fall and spring. Interested students must be eligible for student work study. For more information, email Dr. Blanchard… Continue Reading

Student job opportunity: KCC Marketing Department seeking Marketing Intern for the fall semester

KCC's Public Information and Marketing Department.

Interested in marketing? Employees in Kellogg Community College’s Public Information and Marketing Department (pictured above) are looking for a student Marketing Intern to assist department staff with various tasks through the fall semester. The position — which is open to KCC students… Continue Reading

KCC baseball alum Travis Bolin drafted by the Texas Rangers

KCC baseball alum Travis Bolin at bat, left, and catching a fly ball, right.

Kellogg Community College baseball alumnus Travis Bolin has been drafted by the Texas Rangers. Bolin, of Watervliet, played for the Bruins during the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons, the latter as part of a conference and regional championship KCC team that finished fifth in the… 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

Graduate of first Dental Hygiene class at KCC retires after working more than 40 years in Battle Creek

Retired dental hygienist Gail James, left, sits in her exam room at Battle Creek’s Halonen Family Dentistry with patient Kevin Rabineau, Dean of Arts and Sciences and Regional Education at KCC. James, who was a member of KCC’s first graduating Dental Hygiene class in 1972, saw Rabineau as her last patient before officially retiring from Halonen on Jan. 28. She’d worked as a dental hygienist at the practice since 1981.

Applications for KCC’s 2016-17 Dental Hygiene Program are available now! For more information, visit www.kellogg.edu/dentalhygiene. – # – You could say Gail James puts the dental in coincidental. Working as a receptionist for a dentist in the summer following her high school graduation,… Continue Reading