Here are some of the latest mentions of Kellogg Community College in online media. Click through the links to view the posts on each organization’s website.
- The Times Herald posted an article about Kathy Tarr, former spokeswoman for Kellogg Community College and Miller College, who died earlier this month at the age of 69. Tarr began working in KCC’s marketing department in 1987 and became vice president for college relations in 2001 and the college’s vice president for institutional advancement in 2003. She retired from KCC in 2007 but returned in 2008 as an adjunct instructor. Click here to read Tarr’s obituary on the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home website.
- The Burlington Free Press posted an opinion article written by Carlton Lartigue, the community organizer for the faith based JONAH organization in Battle Creek, praising Kellogg Community College “for their leadership in making the necessary admission policy changes that will support the aspirations and dreams of many of our Hispanic brothers and sisters in our community.”
- The Battle Creek Enquirer posted an article rounding up business covered at last night’s meeting of Kellogg Community College’s Board of Trustees. The bulk of the article is dedicated to the college’s recent decision to allow local undocumented immigrants to pay local tuition rates, which KCC officials say has gained support after some initial criticism. During yesterday’s meeting, the Board of Trustees approved, among other measures, a new 30-credit certificate program and 62-credit associate degree program in industrial technology, which would train students to build, maintain and repair high-tech manufacturing equipment.
- Financial Aid News and the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators also posted about yesterday’s Kellogg Community College Board of Trustees meeting.
- The Battle Creek Enquirer posted an article about an upcoming Project 20/20 forum being held to hear from area speakers who are working to link students to career paths and to share ideas with other community members on how to develop local talent. Among the speakers scheduled for the event is Laura McGuire, director of Kellogg Community College’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center.
- Today is Thursday, which means a new edition of the Battle Creek Shopper News. The free publication often includes articles related to Kellogg Community College.
For more news about Kellogg Community College, view our latest press releases online at daily.kellogg.edu/category/press-releases.