KCC to offer Basic EMT training in Coldwater

Pictured, from left to right, are KCC Basic EMT Program alumni and current Paramedic Program students Kristen Jaskiw, Abigail Sanger and Josh Turner.

Beginning next semester, Branch County residents can complete all the training needed to earn a Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certificate at Kellogg Community College’s Grahl Center campus in Coldwater. The Grahl Center campus is located at 125 Seeley St., and… Continue Reading

KCC to host Battle Creek Community Run 5K for Special Olympics Oct. 25

A group photo of participants in the 2014 Law Enforcement Torch Run.

The Kellogg Community College Police Academy will again join area police departments to participate in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run – this year dubbed the 2019 Battle Creek Community Run – to benefit Special Olympics Michigan. Registration and sign-in… Continue Reading

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 Journalism Camp: Police Academy cadets can learn about processing crime scenes in KCC’s CRJU 201: Criminal Investigation class this fall

The side of a KCC Police Academy cruiser.

Editor’s note: The following profile was written by 12-year-old Union City Middle School sixth grader Gillian Gallup as part of Kellogg Community College’s Journalism and News Writing Camp, which ran July 23 through 26 on the College’s North Avenue campus in Battle Creek.… Continue Reading