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Bruce Swinburne, 88

Bruce Ryan Swinburne passed away peacefully on May 22, 2021. He was born at home in Delhi, Iowa, on Children’s Day, June 12, 1932 while his two older brothers sat on the porch steps waiting to go to Sunday School! He graduated from Delhi High School and Northern Iowa University, formerly Iowa State Teachers College. He attended Marine Corps Advanced …

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Grants for Glen Oaks students

Nearly 370 students attending Glen Oaks Community College this semester will receive federal emergency grants through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund as part of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act. While the process of awarding grants is almost complete for this semester, any remaining funds will be available to assist students enrolled over the summer as well. …

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Glen Oaks moves more classes online

In an effort to safeguard its campus from COVID-19 for winter semester, Glen Oaks Community College is moving a larger percentage of its in-seat classes to online or hybrid formats. The college’s coronavirus task force made the decision recently following an uptick in COVID-19 cases in St. Joseph County. There is potential for an increase in positive cases and additional …

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Glen Oaks revises nursing program

With the goal of attaining accreditation from Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Glen Oaks Community College has revised its associate of applied science in nursing program to align with the requirements of Michigan Board of Nursing. Effective with the fall 2020 semester, Glen Oaks will launch new nursing program requirements to prepare students to test for the NCLEX- RN …

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Glen Oaks continues focus on renovations

Glen Oaks Community College President David Devier said it’s imperative that the school continues to focus on planned renovations to its technology lab, library and art studio. The work collectively totals about $2.1 million. During last week’s board of trustees meeting, Devier said the college will continue to work with Kalamazoo-based architect firm TowerPinkster in order to keep renovation plans …

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Glen Oaks remains close indefinitely

Glen Oaks Community College officials said the school’s closure remains indefinite until more information about the coronavirus situation is known. College officials said there are no suspected cases of COVID-19 on the campus, but the college continues to take precautionary measures to mitigate the spread of the virus, officials said. Agricultural equipment technology classes at Burnips in Three Rivers also …

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Voters defeat Glen Oaks millage request

A millage request by Glen Oaks Community College was defeated Tuesday. By a margin of about 55 percent opposed to 45 percent in favor, the college failed in its request to secure half a mill increase over a five-year period. The request was seeking what amounted to $1 million a year and would have addressed maintenance, technology, safety and infrastructure …

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Glen Oaks approves millage proposal language

The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees recently approved ballot language for a millage proposal it plans to put before voters March 10. The college is asking for approval of one-half a mill for a five-year period. If approved, the increase would be used for improvements related to safety and security; energy efficiency and technology infrastructure; renovation of instructional …

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Glen Oaks – Former board members honored

Eight people will be honored today (Friday) as part of a special program organized by Glen Oaks Community College. The “Trustee Tribute,” a luncheon event this afternoon at the Centreville-area campus, will recognize a group of former board members. The recipients are: Gretchen Dresser, Jim Mosher, Barry Mumby, Dave Lovey, Taylor Snow, Richard Maurer, Pat Haas and Norm Haas. Members …

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