KCC in the news: Friday, Jan. 10, 2014

Blaze the mascot reads a recent edition of the Bruin student newspaper.

Here are some of the latest mentions of Kellogg Community College in online media. Click through the links to view the full posts.

  • “Hockey tournament rescheduled for Saturday” (Coldwater Daily Reporter): “Brand arranged the program as part of his service-learning class at Kellogg Community College’s Grahl Center in Coldwater — and this is not the first year that someone from that class has volunteered for the shelter.”
  • “Local sports calendar of events/local sports notices” (Battle Creek Enquirer): ““BASEBALL: KCC is hosting a six-week baseball camp starting Jan. 5. Bruins head coach Eric Laskovy will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are available for players in grades 1-12, and are limited to six players per coach. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and base running. Space is limited. Registration is now under way. For more information, visit USBaseballAcademy.com or call toll-free 866-622-4487. … WATTLES PARK MEN’S CLUB INDOOR BASEBALL: For students, boys and girls, in grades 1-4. Practices will be held on Jan. 6, 7, 8 and 9 at the Multi-Sports Complex of the Battle Creek YMCA. Games will be played on Saturdays from Jan. 11 through Feb. 15. Cost is $50. For the second straight year, baseball players from the Kellogg CC Bruins Team will serve as the coaches.”
  • “College Notebook: KCC men drop conference opener; KCC women fall short vs. rival” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “The second season started for the Kellogg Community College men’s basketball team on Jan. 4, as Michigan Community College Athletic Association play tipped off. … The Kellogg Community College women’s basketball team came up just short against rival Kalamazoo Valley CC on Jan. 4, losing 74-69 in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association opener.”
  • “KVCC women’s basketball team downs Kellogg CC, 74-69, in OT to win MCCAA opener” (MLive.com): “After playing and shooting poorly for most of the game, the Kalamazoo Valley Community Colege women’s basketball team hung around and turned to it’s old friend, the free throw line, to get the overtime win in its Michigan Community College Athletic Associaion opener, 74-69 over a Kellogg Community College team that probably deserved a better fate.”
  • “People on The Move in Kalamazoo — Jan. 9, 2014” (MLive.com): “Keela Kaper, a Registered Dental Hygienist certified in local anesthesia, has also joined the dental center. Kaper graduated from Kellogg Community College with an associate’s degree in applied science of dental hygiene.”
  • “Thornton again freeholder director in Cape May County” (Middle Township Gazette): “Thornton attended Kellogg Community College and the University of Maryland Overseas Extension.”
  • “Freeholders Thornton, Hayes Begin New Terms” (Cape May County Herald): “Thornton attended Kellogg Community College and the University of Maryland Overseas Extension.”
  • “Poll: Teachers, transparency key in B.C.” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “Dennis Bona is president of Kellogg Community College and chairman of the Battle Creek Educators’ Task Force, a workgroup made up of the city’s school leaders. He said KCC always retests students as they enter college because state test results are not a reliable way of measuring students’ skills for course placement.”
  • “Foundation, schools delayed story on research” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “Dennis Bona, the Kellogg Community College president who also is chairman of the Educators’ Task Force, said the superintendents decided not to respond to the study through the task force because ‘we would have a very difficult time really even validating or commenting on the data that the study produced because it wasn’t our study.'”
  • Yesterday was Thursday, which means a new edition of the Battle Creek Shopper News. The free publication often includes several 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.