KCC Foundation announces new Southwest Michigan Rehabilitation Foundation Scholarship for Physical Therapist Assistant students

Pictured, from left to right, are KCC President Mark O’Connell, KCC Foundation Executive Director Teresa Durham, SWMRF President Roger Mattens, KCC PTA Coordinator and professor Julie Dawes, KCC Dean of Workforce Development Dr. Jan Karazim and PTA professor Tracy Wood.

The Kellogg Community College Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Southwest Michigan Rehabilitation Foundation Scholarship for Physical Therapist Assistant students at Kellogg Community College. The scholarship is part of an endowed gift commitment of $100,000 from the… Continue Reading

KCC Stories: PTA student Casie Parker stayed positive through challenging times

KCC PTA student Casie Parker.

Physical Therapist Assistant student Casie Parker sums up her journey at Kellogg Community College as one of staying positive through challenging times, an appropriate summary given that her interest in PTA began with a devastating injury in high school. Parker,… Continue Reading

Application deadline for KCC’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program is March 1

PTA Program students work with other students on stretching in the PTA Lab.

The deadline to apply for Kellogg Community College’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program is Wednesday, March 1. KCC’s PTA Program prepares graduates for certification to become licensed PTAs who work under the direction of a physical therapist to provide therapy… Continue Reading

KCC Nursing, Allied Health program applications are available now

A KCC Nursing student works on another student during class

Applications for Kellogg Community College’s 2017-18 Nursing and Allied Health programs – including Dental Hygiene, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Physical Therapist Assistant and Radiography programs – are available now. Application deadlines for each program, listed in chronological order, are as follows:… Continue Reading

Health programs session at KCC to offer sneak peek at health careers March 11

A male dental hygiene student poses in the KCC Dental Hygiene Clinic

3/9/2015 UPDATE: This event has been canceled. For more information, contact KCC Selective Admissions at seladm@kellogg.edu. Individuals interested in studying to pursue a career in health care can get a sneak preview of sorts during Kellogg Community College’s Allied Health Pre-Admissions… Continue Reading

PTA professor receives AMBUCS PTA of the Year Award

KCC PTA professor B.J. Simmons with National AMBUCS President Jack Bellware.

Kellogg Community College Physical Therapist Assistant professor Barbara “B.J.” Simmons has received the first-ever Physical Therapist Assistant of the Year Award from Battle Creek AMBUCS, a local chapter of the nonprofit service organization dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people… Continue Reading