KCC in the news: Friday, March 21, 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.

  • “At KCC, training in manufacturing free to those who qualify” (Southwest Michigan’s Second Wave): “Programs to prepare people to go back to work are being expanded at Kellogg Community College. And the college is looking for applicants for special manufacturing training that is free to those who meet eligibility requirements.”
  • “KCC to launch diversity center”(Battle Creek Enquirer): “Kellogg Community College will launch a new diversity center downtown with $2.1 million in W.K. Kellogg Foundation money.”
  • “What Does Public Innovation Mean?”(Huffington Post): “It is about how communities generate and re-generate themselves. For example, The Harwood Institute is working with partners in Battle Creek, Mich. — including the local United Way, Chamber of Commerce, Kellogg Community College, Project 20/20, BC Pulse and the city government. These entities are focused on addressing issues concerning vulnerable children in a way that altogether changes how they and others work together in the community.”
  • “Two new poetry books from Elizabeth Kerlikowske” (Battle Creek Enquirer): “Kerlikowske is an English professor at Kellogg Community College and the president of Kalamazoo’s Friends of Poetry.”
  • Yesterday was Thursday, which meant a new edition of the Battle Creek Shopper News. This week’s issue of the free publication includes several articles related to Kellogg Community College.
  • “Word Around Town: V-Day at KCC”(Battle Creek Enquirer): “‘The Vagina Monologues’ has a long tradition of raising awareness of the struggle to end violence against women and girls. Kellogg Community College is bringing that tradition to campus from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today.” (Editor’s note: This event was held on Thursday, March 20, the day this article went live.)
  • “Bronco Baseball Opens MAC Play with Road Series at Miami”(WMU Broncos): “Mayle is a transfer from Kellogg Community College, where he was a JUCO All-American … he fanned eight batters in his last outing against Butler and has 19 K’s total.”
  • “Police & Fire Report: MAN DIES IN CRASH”(Battle Creek Enquirer): “An 83-year-old Battle Creek man, Leslie Wilkins, Sr., was pronounced dead after his car crashed into a concrete barrier in a Kellogg Community College parking lot on Roosevelt Avenue east of North Avenue. Battle Creek police said Wilkins was westbound about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday and a witness said he was slumped over the steering wheel before the car left the roadway.”

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