Sponging it up

It may seem cliché that many young culinarians share the same humble beginning of a position in food services that ultimately leads to falling in love with the field and the decision to attend culinary school. However, this commonality is the proof in the pudding that one must try before discovering a life-changing passion. Twenty-nine-year-old alumnus, Ferris Anthony, is living proof of this notion and that starting off at an entry-level position has the potential to take one farther than they ever thought possible.

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Perseverance and passion

Rejection is a universal concept that can be difficult to deal with. That’s what makes Tottianna Bushell’s accomplishment so impressive.

After experiencing 2 dismissals over two years, the Schoolcraft alumnus continued to hold out hope. Now, Bushell has finally been accepted into the highly selective University of Michigan’s Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP).

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Best practices

  If you missed Dr. Boyd’s Presentation on Best Practices for Community Policing you can view the entire presentation at the zoom link below. https://zoom.us/rec/share/6P02AOHZ8WlIb7PDtVvVW_N-JdjiT6a8gSRI_vBfz03vhx1LwkLyYN207nLwzN-1 Password: 1d!19wuV ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Community policing presentation to take place June 25 by Matthew Fular | Editor-in-Chief Photo courtesy newhaven.edu In recent weeks, tensions between law enforcement and the communities they […]

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Test for success

After its recent shutdown, Schoolcraft’s Testing Center is now reopening for in person, on campus placement testing.

Testing is by appointment only and can be scheduled by email or phone. After scheduling a testing date, students will receive an email within 1-2 business days from testing@schoolcraft.edu.

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Talk-o-Tuesdays

Do you have questions about Schoolcraft and are not sure which department to turn too? Well, then Talk-o-Tuesdays are for you. With several sessions planned throughout the summer months, students will have plenty of time to get their questions answered before Fall. Not to mention, you will also get insight into some fantastic taco recipes in the spirit of “Taco Tuesdays.”

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New pages, new winners

Pageturners recently wrapped up their 11th annual Writing and Art Awards contest. Two participants were chosen as the winners for their talent and creativity: Sierra Messer won the writing award with a written piece inspired from Mona Hanna-Attisha’s “What The Eyes Don’t See,” and Miki Taguchi won the art award for a piece inspired by Raymond Chandler’s “The Big Sleep.”

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Study with a buddy

Ready to take your academic performance to the next level? Look no further than the upcoming ‘Study Strategies’ workshop June 10 with Learning Support Services’ (LSS) Academic Success Coaches. This event will take place remotely via Blackboard Collaborate from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Best of all, it’s free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

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Celebrate your differences

Cultural Coffee Connection to be conducted via Blackboard Collaborate by Ben Bolstrum | Campus Life Editor If you are looking for a way to reconnect with your Schoolcraft community consider participating this Wednesday, May 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the ‘Cultural Coffee Connection’ through Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Hosted by Learning Support Services, […]

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One stitch at a time

Alumnus recognized by Crain’s Detroit Business ‘20 in their Twenties’ by Madison Ling | Campus Life Editor Photos courtesy of York Project After it’s humble beginning in a family basement, the York Project has come into its own. The business, founded by 27-year-old Schoolcraft alumnus, Josh York, in 2012, quickly blossomed into something larger when […]

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Virtual victory

Phi Theta Kappa finishes strong at regional convention by Matthew Fular | Staff Writer The Michigan Region of Phi Theta Kappa held their annual regional convention virtually May 15 and your Omicron Iota chapter claimed several virtual victories along the way. The Omicron Iota chapter won first place for their College Project and placed in […]

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Mathematical excellence

Annual Pythagorean Prize winners announced by Madison Ling | Campus Life Editor Photos courtesy of  After preparing with the utmost dedication and submitting their applications, the 2020 Pythagorean Prize winners have been announced and given a commendation for their outstanding mathematical skills. The year’s winners are first place Logan Galindo ($3000), second place Klea Hoxhallari […]

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Granted

Schoolcraft College Foundation lends a hand to students by Josiah Thomas |News Editor Thanks to the generosity of the Schoolcraft Foundation, through the Greatest Needs Fund (GNF), students have received much-needed funds for both tuition assistance and scholarships to cover the cost of classroom materials. This fund has helped students receive chemistry lab kits, pay […]

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Culinary Department moves last weeks of class to fall semester

by Clarisa Russenberger | Managing Editor Photos courtesy of Schoolcraft College Schoolcraft’s Culinary Arts Department announced that all classes must be completed in the fall 2020 semester earlier this month. Most Schoolcraft classes were moved to distance learning due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, distance learning in the Culinary Arts department is simply not possible. […]

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Retail revisited

College Bookstore adapting to Coronavirus, campus closure by Josiah Thomas | News Editor Photos courtesy of Schoolcraft College Much of the campus operations has changed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, converting to online to conduct business. The Bookstore is no exception. Due to Gov. Whitmer’s Stay Home, Stay Safe order, all 3 physical […]

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Winning on the virtual stage

Omicron Iota Chapter honored at annual international convention by Matthew Fular | Staff Writer Image courtesy of allevents.in The tradition of leadership, service, and fellowship excellence continues for Schoolcraft’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. On April 17, during the PTK international convention, Schoolcraft’s Omicron Iota Chapter was awarded honors for Distinguished College Project. Schoolcraft was […]

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