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Glen Oaks receives Title III grant

Glen Oaks Community College is the recipient of a Title III grant totaling $2.25 million over a five-year period from the U. S. Department of Education. The award, $450,000 per year through 2020, was effective beginning Oct. 1 and is part of a federal Strengthening Institutions Program grant under the Higher Education Act of 1965. The focus is to improve …

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Rollstrong fundraiser planned

A fundraiser for a Constantine native injured in an alumni football contest more than three months ago will take place Saturday. The four-hour event will benefit Robert Roll, a 2003 Constantine graduate. He is paralyzed after taking a helmet-to-helmet hit during the July 3 exhibition. Classmate Scott Sampson said the key raffle item is an overhauled 1995 Harley Davidson Sportster …

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New duties for school board members

Three members of the Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education were assigned new positions this week. With Waneta Truckey stepping in as board president after Mike Bosma last month gave up the post but remains on the board, Pete Bennett was named vice president, Carl Barth treasurer and Erin Nowak secretary. The new duties were decided Monday.

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Agricultural Operations information session at GOCC

Representatives from Glen Oaks Community College and Michigan State University will be on hand for a special Agricultural Operations information session 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday next week at Glen Oaks Community College’s Dresser Business Development Center. A presentation will take place at 6:30 p.m. The college recently entered into a partnership with Michigan State University’s Institute of Agricultural Technology …

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Boland appointed to Sturgis Board of Education

Sturgis Board of Education members voted this week to appoint Scott Boland to a seat on the board. The vacancy was created when board treasurer Geoffrey Smith resigned last month. According to board president Kerri Millett, Boland was one of seven people to apply for the position. She called the candidates “an awesome group of people.” Boland was chosen as …

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Project Connect event at GOCC

The 10th annual Project Connect community event takes place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Glen Oaks Community College. Organizers said Glen Oaks is a new location, which was necessary after outgrowing its previous space at Firm Foundation Ministries in Centreville. Project Connect is a one-stop clearinghouse for people who have needs ranging from employment and legal aide, to …

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