KCC in the news: Monday, March 17, 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.

  • “KCC holding blood drive” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “Kellogg Community College’s Student Life Office is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive Monday. The event is from 10:30 to 4:15 in the Kellogg Room in the Student Center.  It’s free and open to the public.”
  • “College Notebook: MCCAA announces basketball awards; Jamierson named Academic All-American”(Battle Creek Enquirer): “Following their season-ending losses, some Kellogg Community College basketball players have been recognized for their outstanding efforts on the court. … Battle Creek Central graduate and Marygrove junior Janeesa Jamierson has earned Academic All-American honors from the United States Collegiate Athletic Association.  Jamierson, an art major who previously played at Kellogg Community College, appeared in all 29 games including four starts.” 
  • “IT job program for minority women could come to B.C.”(Battle Creek Enquirer article): “Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona and Jim Hettinger, the retired head of Battle Creek Unlimited, met privately Tuesday afternoon with the initiative’s backers to talk about bringing it here.”
  • “KCC professors propose faculty senate: Group would be separate from union” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “Faculty at Kellogg Community College are looking for a centralized way for professors and administrators to better collaborate on academic issues, the faculty union chief said last week.”
  • “Kristy Smith column: Tammy Morgan politely extols virtues of etiquette” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “Tammy Morgan has lots of thoughts about poor etiquette, but she’s too polite to just blurt them out. Instead, she develops them into curriculum and extends practice opportunities to those willing to increase their social finesse, in the form of classroom training through Kellogg Community College’s Lifelong Learning program.”
  • “Jennifer Johnson to lead Loaves & Fishes” (Southwest Michigan’s Second Wave): “Prior to her work with Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes, Johnson served as a part-time instructor at Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Kellogg Community College, as well as in various training, customer relations and administrative roles in North Carolina, Illinois and Michigan.”
  • “Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes names new Executive Director” (WKZO): “She previously worked as a part-time instructor at Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Kellogg Community College, and has both a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in English language and literature from Central Michigan University.”
  • “3 employees earn promotions” (Coldwater Daily Reporter): “Tomson attended Kellogg Community College and is a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Leadership Training Program.”
  • “Food Bank Initiates Friday Night Volunteer Program” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “The first event had students from Kellogg Community College, Lakeview High School and members of Victory Life Church’s 2Ten group on hand to help package bags of food for children at risk of hunger.”
  • “Northwood baseball’s offense flourishes on Florida trip, boding well for rest of season” (Midland Daily News): “Leading the way is junior third-baseman Lars Cronkright from Bullock Creek, who transferred to Northwood after a successful two-year stint with Kellogg Community College. Cronkright leads the Timberwolves with a .405 batting average and a team-best 11 runs batted in.”
  • “Muskegon Community College sports recap: Women’s basketball season ends with loss in district tourney” (MLive.com): “BASEBALL: The Jayhawks return to action when they play a pair of games at Sinclair Community College on March 15 in Dayton, Ohio. MCC will take on Kellogg Community College at 1:30 p.m. before facing the host Tartan Pride at 4:30 p.m.”
  • “Michigan community colleges beset by cuts in aid, loss of tax revenues” (Livonia Observer & Eccentric): “Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek saw a 3% drop in enrollment last fall, spokesman Eric Greene said in an e-mail to the Free Press.”
  • “Numbers: Headcount shows declining enrollment at Michigan community colleges”(Detroit Free Press): “Michigan’s community colleges are seeing a dip in student enrollment partly because of an improving economy, as shown from the fall headcount in the last two years.”
  • “Battle Creek nonprofits: Big money, little results; City struggles despite $353 million in charity”(Battle Creek Enquirer): “She and her boyfriend both are full-time students at Kellogg Community College, attending on federal aid.”
  • “Woman shot in road rage incident near Kellogg Community College”(Battle Creek Enquirer): “One woman was hurt and two people were arrested after a shooting on Fremont Street near the entrance to Kellogg Community College.”
  • “Road Rage incident in Battle Creek ends with gun fire”(WIN 98.5): “A woman was injured and two men arrested in Battle Creek after a road rage incident near the entrance to Kellogg Community College late yesterday afternoon.”
  • “Police respond to report of shots fired near Kellogg Community College”(WWMT Newschannel 3): “One person suffered minor injuries Wednesday night after an incident near Kellogg Community College.”
  • “Police: Woman Shot During Battle Creek Road Rage Incident”(FOX 17): “A woman sustained non-life threatening injuries Wednesday after being shot during a road rage incident near Kellogg Community College.”
  • “Report: Road rage incident leads to shooting near Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek”(MLive.com): “An incident of road rage involving two drivers led to a woman getting shot Wednesday afternoon near the entrance of Kellogg Community College, according to the Battle Creek Enquirer.”
  • “Police: 2 arrested after road rage shooting”(Houston Chronicle): “Police say the shooting happened about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday near the entrance to Kellogg Community College.”

For more news about Kellogg Community College, view our latest press releases online at daily.kellogg.edu/category/press-releases.