KCC hosting virtual career fairs with Sparrow Health and Bronson

Illustration showing health care workers on a laptop computer screen as if in a virtual meeting.

Kellogg Community College is hosting a pair of virtual career fairs with local health care systems next week to recruit essential workers in the fields of nursing, medical assistant, certified nursing assistant and emergency medical services. Separate virtual events will… Continue Reading

Application deadline for KCC’s nationally accredited Paramedic Program is Aug. 3

EMS students push a simulated patient on a gurney in the College's EMS sim lab.

The application deadline for students interesting in joining Kellogg Community College’s nationally accredited Paramedic Certificate Program is Monday, Aug. 3. KCC’s Paramedic Program is a certificate program with the option to further pursue an Associate of Applied Science degree in… Continue Reading

KCC Public Safety Education Department raises $3,927 for Special Olympics via Kalamazoo Polar Plunge

A KCC Police Academy cadet jumps into a pool during a polar plunge event in 2017.

Students and employees from Kellogg Community College’s Public Safety Education Department raised $3,927 for Special Olympics Michigan via donations collected as part of the Kalamazoo Polar Plunge this past weekend. More than 25 students and employees from the College’s Police… Continue Reading

KCC Police Academy, EMS students raising funds for Special Olympics via Feb. 22 Polar Plunge

A KCC Police Academy cadet jumps into a pool during a polar plunge event in 2017.

Kellogg Community College Police Academy cadets, Emergency Medical Services students and KCC employees will take their annual plunge into icy winter waters this month for an event to raise funds for Special Olympics Michigan. The charity jump is part of… Continue Reading

KCC to offer Basic EMT training in Coldwater

Pictured, from left to right, are KCC Basic EMT Program alumni and current Paramedic Program students Kristen Jaskiw, Abigail Sanger and Josh Turner.

Beginning next semester, Branch County residents can complete all the training needed to earn a Basic Emergency Medical Technician Certificate at Kellogg Community College’s Grahl Center campus in Coldwater. The Grahl Center campus is located at 125 Seeley St., and… Continue Reading

Marshall Area Fire Fighters Ambulance Authority donates ambulance to KCC EMS Program, provides paramedic scholarships

Pictured are KCC and MAFFAA officials with the donated and newly refurbished ambulance on the left. From left to right are MAFFAA Basic EMTs Kristen Jaskiw and Abigail Sanger, KCC EMS Education Faculty Coordinator Clark Imus, KCC Public Safety Education Director Rob Miller, MAFFAA Executive Director Mark Burke, MAFFAA Operations Manager Nick Smith and MAFFAA Basic EMT Josh Turner.

Kellogg Community College’s Emergency Medical Services students have more training opportunities on campus thanks to the donation of an ambulance from the Marshall Area Fire Fighters Ambulance Authority. The MAFFAA has also committed funds for scholarships to put three of… Continue Reading

What is the difference between an EMT and paramedic?

EMS students push a simulated patient on a gurney in the College's EMS sim lab.

While Kellogg Community College offers many programs for those interested in working in health care, the Public Safety Education department’s Emergency Medical Services programs provide a path for students who want to be on one of the front lines of… Continue Reading

KCC Police Academy, EMS students raising funds for Special Olympics via Feb. 16 Polar Plunge

A KCC Police Academy cadet jumps into a pool during a polar plunge event in 2017.

Nearly two dozen Kellogg Community College Police Academy cadets, Emergency Medical Services students and KCC employees will take the plunge into icy winter waters this month for an event to raise funds for Special Olympics Michigan. It’s all part of… Continue Reading