KCC in the news: Monday, June 9, 2014

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

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

  • “Oakland baseball adds two to recruiting class: Aaron Dehn and Jimmy Marx will join five other signees in the 2015 class” (Golden Grizzlies, May 12): “Aaron Dehn: ‘Aaron is a very tough competitor from Kellogg CC. His fastball will range from 87-92 and he features a plus change-up. He will be a front runner to win a role in the starting rotation next spring.'”
  • “Snyder pursuing associate degree from Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek” (Lansing State Journal, June 6): “Gov. Rick Snyder is pursuing an associate degree from Kellogg Community College, a spokesman for his office said Friday.”
  • “Class Notes: KCC veterans counselor receives award” (Battle Creek Enquirer, June 6): “Brent Haddow, a VetSuccess on Campus veterans counselor, was awarded the 2014 Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee’s Community Service Award for his work at Kellogg Community College. Haddow is an Air Force veteran.”
  • “Local sports calendar of events/local sports notices: Volleyball” (Battle Creek Enquirer, June 7): “Kellogg Community College’s women’s volleyball players and coaches will lead two summer camps for youth. The camps — including a beginning & intermediate levels camp for players going into third through sixth grades and an advanced level camp for players going into seventh through 12th grades — will be held at KCC’s Miller Physical Education Building.”
  • “New grants coming for My Brother’s Keeper initiative: W.K. Kellogg Foundation joins 10 other funders” (Battle Creek Enquirer, June 7): “Reginald LaGrand, program officer at the Kellogg Foundation, said its most recent grant in this field was to Kellogg Community College in March for the KCC Center for Diversity and Innovation. The center will focus on racial equity training through White Men and Allies labs that the Kellogg Foundation previously brought to the Battle Creek community.”
  • “Federal grant allows RMTC to expand in Battle Creek” (MiBiz, June 8): “Manufacturers in Battle Creek have new reasons to consider tapping into the Regional Manufacturing Technology Center when trying to hire new workers or developing skilled talent from within their organizations. Thanks to a $2.7 million grant in March from the U.S. Department of Labor, Kellogg Community College will invest over the next three years to replace and upgrade equipment at the RMTC — based in Fort Custer Industrial Park. The college will also pay for a variety of program expansions within the college’s industrial trades and workforce solutions programs that target Michigan’s growing need for manufacturing employees.”
  • “$335 million: Higher ed building projects turn to other sources of capital as state funding wane” (MiBiz, June 8): “‘Funding is the number one challenge, but we are fortunate and grateful to have an electorate that continues to invest in its community college,’ said Eric Greene, director of public information and marketing for Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek. ‘KCC’s renovation projects are funded in large part by a capital millage.'”
  • “Higher Education Building Projects in West Michigan (listed by project cost)” (MiBiz, June 8): A PDF highlighting KCC’s Binda Theatre expansion, among other higher ed building projects around West Michigan.
  • “Junior golfers enjoy Harper Creek Optimist: Brownlee advances to state event” (Battle Creek Enquirer and Port Huron Times Herald, June 8): “Nathan Brownlee, who had a 75 in the Boys’ 16-18 division. Brownlee graduated from Harper Creek High in 2013 and currently attends Kellogg Community College.”
  • “Jillian Weimer’s love of theater runs deep” (Battle Creek Enquirer, June 8): “Her love of performing continued as she took part in shows with the Battle Creek Civic Theatre, the Marshall Civic Players, an occasional show at Harper Creek and then took it to next level while attending Kellogg Community College.”

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