Marshall Area Fire Fighters Ambulance Authority donates ambulance to KCC EMS Program, provides paramedic scholarships

Pictured are KCC and MAFFAA officials with the donated and newly refurbished ambulance on the left. From left to right are MAFFAA Basic EMTs Kristen Jaskiw and Abigail Sanger, KCC EMS Education Faculty Coordinator Clark Imus, KCC Public Safety Education Director Rob Miller, MAFFAA Executive Director Mark Burke, MAFFAA Operations Manager Nick Smith and MAFFAA Basic EMT Josh Turner.

Kellogg Community College’s Emergency Medical Services students have more training opportunities on campus thanks to the donation of an ambulance from the Marshall Area Fire Fighters Ambulance Authority. The MAFFAA has also committed funds for scholarships to put three of… Continue Reading

What is the difference between an EMT and paramedic?

EMS students push a simulated patient on a gurney in the College's EMS sim lab.

While Kellogg Community College offers many programs for those interested in working in health care, the Public Safety Education department’s Emergency Medical Services programs provide a path for students who want to be on one of the front lines of… Continue Reading

KCC Police Academy, EMS students raising funds for Special Olympics via Feb. 16 Polar Plunge

A KCC Police Academy cadet jumps into a pool during a polar plunge event in 2017.

Nearly two dozen Kellogg Community College Police Academy cadets, Emergency Medical Services students and KCC employees will take the plunge into icy winter waters this month for an event to raise funds for Special Olympics Michigan. It’s all part of… Continue Reading

KCC Public Safety Education students, employees donate $300 to S.A.F.E. Place for No-Shave November

KCC Public Safety Education students and staff pose for a large group photo with S.A.F.E. Place shelter director and legal advocate Melissa Smith.

More than a dozen Kellogg Community College Public Safety Education students and employees together donated $300 to Battle Creek’s S.A.F.E. Place shelter last week as the culmination of a department-wide No-Shave November initiative. No-Shave November is an annual event in… Continue Reading

KCC Criminal Justice, EMS instructors trained on new Emergency Driving Simulators

An EMS faculty member trains on a new driving simulator.

By Dr. Chet Dalski KCC EMS Education Director Instructors in Kellogg Community College’s Criminal Justice and Emergency Medical Services programs received instructor training on new FAAC Emergency Driving Simulators Nov. 18 through 20. The 24-hour train-the-trainer program taught the instructors how to use… Continue Reading

KCC Paramedic Program gets nationally accredited

The KCC EMS Program ambulance, parked outside the Lane-Thomas Building.

Kellogg Community College’s Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic Program this month was nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. KCC’s Paramedic Program – a certificate program with the option to further pursue an Associate of Applied Science… Continue Reading

KCC to host Public Safety Open House in August

Have you ever wanted to step into a police officer’s shoes and make a snap, life-and-death decision? Do you have what it takes to properly remove an injured person from a mangled vehicle and then perform CPR? Well, here’s your… Continue Reading