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Western Michigan University board OKs sex misconduct policy

Western Michigan University’s Board of Trustees has approved a new policy designed to encourage students and staff to report cases of sexual misconduct. The university said in a news release that trustees approved changes Wednesday. They were put in place on an interim basis on January, and the policy was refined and presented to the board after comments from campus ...

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Teams donate to Roll family

Saturday’s alumni football game between Centreville and Colon has taken on new meaning. Earlier this week, both teams decided to donate a portion of the proceeds of the game to the family of Robert Roll. Roll, a 2003 Constantine High School graduate, suffered a severe neck injury in last weekend’s alumni game against White Pigeon. Doctors determined Roll suffered a ...

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Recall appeal will not be decided locally

An appeal filed by a trio of Three Rivers Board of Education members currently in the process of being recalled won’t be fielded locally. Circuit Court Judge Paul Stutesman on Wednesday issued a media advisory, stating he, along with judges Jeff Middleton and Rob Pattison, have disqualified themselves from hearing the appeal of the St. Joseph County Election Board’s June ...

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New athletic director at Glen Oaks


Glen Oaks Community College announces the hiring of Courtney Ivan as the new athletic director/director of fitness and wellness center. Ivan comes to Glen Oaks from Jackson College, Jackson, Michigan, where she was the assistant director of housing and head women’s basketball coach. Born and raised in Belleville, Michigan, Ivan is a graduate of Mercyhurst University-Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania. Ivan ...

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New director of Allied Health at Glen Oaks


Glen Oaks Community College welcomes Carol Naccarato as the director of the Allied Health Division/medical assistant program director. A native of Detroit, Naccarato was raised in the Detroit Downriver area and grew up in Wyandotte, Michigan. She received associate degrees in both nursing and medical assisting from Glen Oaks; a bachelor’s in nursing from Spring Arbor University; a bachelor’s in ...

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St Joseph ISD approved 2015-16 calendar

St. Joseph County’s Intermediate School District Board last week approved the 2015-16 operating calendar that officials said is in close alignment with the countywide shared-services calendar. Due to a late Labor Day date of Sept. 7, Michigan public schools will not open until Sept. 8, pushing back the end of the school year to June 9, 2016. ISD will not ...

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