KCC in the news: Wednesday, June 18, 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.

General News

  • “Graduation 2014: Kellogg Community College” (special Battle Creek Enquirer section on Scribd.com, June 7)
  • “New auto supplier to invest $23M in Battle Creek” (MiBiz, June 11): “A new automotive supplier of aluminum roof rail systems plans to set up shop in the Fort Custer Industrial Park in Battle Creek. …  The services offered by Kellogg Community College’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center and the Barry, Branch, Calhoun Michigan Works! agency in making Battle Creek the final choice for the company, according to BCU.”
  • The June 12 edition of the Battle Creek Shopper News includes multiple articles related to Kellogg Community College.
  • “Original KCC professor DeBoer remembered for scientific work: Retired Battle Creek teacher dies at 98” (Battle Creek Enquirer, June 12): “Sidney DeBoer of Battle Creek may be gone, but reminders of his life can be found if one looks. Those reminders are in the storage rooms and cabinets at Kellogg Community College, where DeBoer served as one of the school’s very first faculty members, and where a lecture hall now bears his name.”
  • “Sidney V. DeBoer: Obituary” (MLive.com, June 13): “Sid then taught and was Chairman of the Department of Science and Mathematics at Kellogg Community College retiring after 30 years in 1978.”
  • “An island adventure: Two friends, a cold lake and a story to tell” (Battle Creek Enquirer, June 15): “Linke, 21 and a Pennfield High grad, met Read while they were both at Kellogg Community College before also attending WMU.”
  • “KCC full-time student Spring dean’s list” (Battle Creek Enquirer, June 16) 
  • “Brent Haddow honored for work with veterans” (Battle Creek Enquirer, June 16): “Brent Haddow, veterans counselor at Kellogg Community College, won the Community Service Award from the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce in May.”
  • “In death, a body becomes a teacher” (Battle Creek Enquirer and Lansing State Journal, June 18): “In a laboratory class room at Kellogg Community College, matters of life and death become very real for health students. The school has acquired a human body that has undergone a process known as plastination, which preserves it and allows it to be used as a teaching tool for those in KCC’s Allied Health programs and anatomy and biology classes.”

Athletics News

  • “Local sports calendar of events/local sports notices: Basketball; Volleyball” (Battle Creek Enquirer, June 13): “The Kellogg Community College women’s basketball team will host a series of free open gym nights on Wednesdays, which began June 11. They are open to girls in 7th through 12th grades and will run 4:30 to 6 p.m. each Wednesday through August at KCC’s Miller Gym. … 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.”
  • “Volleyball team adds assistant coach” (The Eastern Echo, June 16): “Munson – who transferred to EMU from Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek, Mich. prior to the 2001 campaign – led the Eagles in total blocks with 100 in her first season at Eastern.”
  • “Class Notes: KCC director wins athletic association award” (Battle Creek Enquirer, June 16): “Tom Shaw, director of Athletics and Physical Education at Kellogg Community College, was named Michigan Community College Athletic Association Director of the Year for the 2013-14 academic year.”
  • “Local college notebook: Kellogg CC’s Shaw named AD of the Year” (Battle Creek Enquirer, June 17): “Kellogg Community College’s Tom Shaw has been named the Athletic Director of the Year by the Michigan Community College Athletic Association.”
  • “Slow start for Stan Musial league” (Battle Creek Enquirer, June 17): “A trio of current and former KCC pitchers have anchored the starting rotation for HBC/Behnke’s early in the season. Wardell said Kyle Smith (Harper Creek/KCC), Caleb Vincent (Marshall/KCC) and Ben Spieldenner (Vicksburg/KCC) have been the team’s top hurlers so far.”

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