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President Wheeler receives MCCA Distinguished Service Award

Posted August 2, 2013 by Bruce Snook

CENTREVILLE –The Michigan Community College Association presented Dr. Gary Wheeler, president of Glen Oaks Community College, with the MCCA Distinguished Service Award last week in Traverse City, Mich., as part of the MCCA 2013 Awards Luncheon. The award is in recognition and appreciation of outstanding service and for his leadership as chair of the Board […]

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GVSU signs reverse transfer with Glen Oaks

Posted July 16, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Grand Valley State University (GVSU) has signed a reverse transfer agreement July 11 with Glen Oaks Community College near Centreville.  For more on the story from GVSU, click here.

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Enrollment underway for Spring Arbor University’s Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management program at Glen Oaks Community College

Posted July 8, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Now Enrolling – Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management From: Spring Arbor University Hosted by: Glen Oaks Community College Centreville, Mich. – Glen Oaks Community College is pleased to continue to host the Spring Arbor University’s Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management program on the Glen Oaks Community College campus.  Enrollment is now under way […]

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Glen Oaks to offer Continuing Education courses

Posted July 5, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Centreville, Mich. — Glen Oaks Community College announces the following Continuing Education courses that are being offered this summer. Interested participants should RSVP to Dr. Patricia Morgenstern at (269) 467-9945, Ext. 247, or email: pmorgenstern@glenoaks.edu.   Watercolors for Beginners Instructor: Julie Bontrager When: Class meets twice in same week      Tuesday, July 16, 5:30 p.m. […]

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Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees accepts President Gary Wheeler’s retirement effective June 30, 2014

Posted June 27, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees has accepted the retirement of Dr. Gary Wheeler, president of the college, effective June 30, 2014. A news release from the board reports that the action came in a unanimous vote taken at a special meeting of the board Thursday (June 27, 2013). According to the release, […]

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Glen Oaks Community College to open up tennis courts for community use

Posted June 20, 2013 by Bruce Snook

CENTREVILLE – After a ten-year hiatus, Glen Oaks Community College is pleased to announce it has recently completed maintenance and restoration work on three of the six tennis courts on campus and they are now open for public use. “Our maintenance crews patched up quite a few cracks, some of which were pretty severe,” said […]

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10th Annual Glen Oaks Community College Athletic Scholarship Golf fundraiser – June 7

Posted May 29, 2013 by Bruce Snook

CENTREVILLE – The Glen Oaks Community College Athletic Department will host its annual foursome golf scramble on Fri., June 7, at Island Hills Golf Course in Centreville, Mich., 61089 Stonegate Drive, beginning at 12 p.m. The event will begin with a noon luncheon with a 1 p.m. shotgun start to follow. The $90 per person […]

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May issue of ‘Glen Oaks Today’ available now

Posted May 17, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The May issue of ‘Glen Oaks Today’ is available now. This edition of the publication includes: a column by Dr. Gary Wheeler, president of Glen Oaks Community College (GOCC), regarding spring commencement in which 184 students received degrees a report on action by the GOCC Board of Trustees regarding tuition changes, roof repairs and distance […]

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April issue of ‘Glen Oaks Today’ available now

Posted April 22, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The April issue of ‘Glen Oaks Today’ is available now! This month’s edition of the publication reports on a recent Manufacturing Forum Roundtable Discussion – hosted by Glen Oaks – to provide an opportunity for manufacturers to share their “best practices” and communicate ideas on workforce development solutions.  It also includes brief updates on a […]

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Registration is open for 2013 Spring/Summer and Fall Classes at Glen Oaks Community College

Posted April 15, 2013 by Bruce Snook

CENTREVILLE — Registration is now open at Glen Oaks Community College for both 2013 Spring/Summer  and Fall Semesters. Spring/Summer semester classes begin on May 13 and Fall classes will begin August 26. Students are encouraged to register early to ensure they receive class schedules at times they prefer. Advisors are on hand to meet with […]

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Employer participation is doubled for Thursday’s Glen Oaks job fair – April 11

Posted April 8, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Venue is moved to college’s gymnasium to accommodate employers and participants CENTREVILLE— Jobseekers will have the opportunity to meet employers at what is expected to be the largest job fair in St. Joseph County on Thursday, April 11, at Glen Oaks Community College. “We have doubled the number of employers who are participating in the […]

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‘Wetlands’ to be focus of April 3rd workshop at Glen Oaks Community College

Posted March 25, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Wetlands in St. Joseph County and, in particular, the Prairie River Watershed, will be the focal point of a ‘Wetland Wonders’ workshop on Wednesday, April 3rd at Glen Oaks Community College. The event will take place in the college’s Dresser Auditorium from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. During an interview with the River Country Journal, Rachel […]

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Glen Oaks president announces plans to retire in 2015

Posted March 22, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Dr. Gary Wheeler, president of Glen Oaks Community College, has announced his intention to retire in 2015.  For more on the story from the Sturgis Journal, click on the following link:  Glen Oaks president to retire in 2015.

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HR Council to offer ‘Employment Law Update’ at Glen Oaks Community College on April 9

Posted March 12, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Human Resource Council of St. Joseph County will offer an ‘Employment Law Update’ in the Business Development Center at Glen Oaks Community College on Tuesday, April 9. Joe Haas – from Dresser, Dresser, Haas & Caywood, P.C. – will be the presenter for this event. The recently passed ‘Right to Work’ law has generated […]

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Job Fair set for April 11 at Glen Oaks Community College

Posted March 6, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Glen Oaks Community College, St. Joseph County Department of Human Services and Michigan WORKS! are partnering to host a job fair on April 11, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Glen Oaks Community College, 62249 Shimmel Road, Centreville, Michigan. Employers with current open positions are encouraged to sign up, pre-registration is required. Links […]

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Glen Oaks Community College honors 21 employees for service

Posted February 17, 2013 by Bruce Snook

CENTREVILLE – Twenty-one faculty and staff members were honored by Glen Oaks Community College for a grand total of 325 years service to the school. The employees were recognized at the All-College meeting on February 12th. Honorees are listed based on their years of service: 35 years: Anne Cook – Part-Time Instructor (Retired Faculty) James […]

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Phi Theta Kappa to host “Commit to Completion” signing at Glen Oaks Community College

Posted January 31, 2013 by Bruce Snook

CENTREVILLE – Statistics show the surest way for anyone to land a job in their chosen field is to finish college and earn a degree or certificate. And that’s exactly what students at Glen Oaks Community College are promising to do – signing a mass pledge to complete their associate degrees or certificates before leaving community college […]

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Albion establishes transfer scholarship for Glen Oaks students

Posted January 30, 2013 by Bruce Snook

CENTREVILLE – In an effort to establish stronger ties and partnerships with institutions of higher education in the region, members of the Glen Oaks Community College administration recently met with Albion College President Donna Randall and Provost Susan Conner. As part of the meeting the Albion officials announced the establishment of a new scholarship, the […]

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Glen Oaks Community College launches monthly online publication

Posted January 23, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Glen Oaks Community College has launched Glen Oaks Community College Today, a monthly online publication which will highlight news and activities of the college for members of the community. In the inaugural edition, Dr. Gary Wheeler, president of Glen Oaks, said, “We are committed to providing quality educational programs to meet the needs of the […]

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GOCC receives donation of electrical pump packages from Armstrong for use in Electrical Technologies program

Posted December 26, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Thanks to Armstrong International, students in the Glen Oaks Community College Electrical Technologies program will now gain additional hands-on experience with some donated equipment. Thirteen skids of electrical pump packages including pumps, controller motors and parts were delivered to the college last week.   “The equipment is the nuts and bolts of what is used […]

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