A catalyst for change

Back in June, Blackboard announced their annual Catalyst Award winners, recognizing and honoring excellence amongst their global community. Schoolcraft was one of the colleges and universities recognized in their 15th annual award ceremony. Placing in the “Optimizing Student Experience” category, Schoolcraft was one of three institutions recognized by the educational platform. Also winning in the category, the University of Edinburgh located in the United Kingdom and the College of Western Idaho.

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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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Find your place, remotely

Bradner Library adapts to campus closures by Josiah Thomas | News Editor Photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College The Bradner Library is well-equipped to the task of helping students to find their place, however far away they may be. With reference librarians to help students and faculty alike with library research, they can provide access to […]

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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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Braving the frontlines

Largest RN class ever graduates by Josiah Thomas | News Editor Photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College Schoolcraft’s largest-ever graduating class of nurses — 167 in total — are headed to work in a time where they’re needed most. The World Health Organization designated 2020 as the year of the nurse and the timing couldn’t be […]

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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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Helping STARS shine bright

Lisa Taylor selected as 2020 Student Employee of the Year by Annelisa Ginger| Staff Writer Photos courtesy of Schoolcaft College  Student Employees are essential to the operations of many departments at the College. Four hundred student employees are actively assisting with these needs. Each year the Schoolcraft Career Services calls for nominations from campus supervisors […]

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Thanks, guys

Schoolcraft changes lives, for the better News Editor | josiah.thomas@apps.schoolcraft.edu This is my second go at a college education and it’s honestly gone better than I expected. When I came back to Schoolcraft, all I knew was that there had to be a better way than spending my days working retail. I knew that there […]

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Men’s Basketball wins districts, triumphant in the face of nationals’ cancellation

by Josiah Thomas | News Editor Photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College This year’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Great Lakes East District Champions title is now the property of the Schoolcraft College Men’s Basketball team. After holding off a feisty seventh seeded Delta College team to win the title March 7, 71-66, the Ocelots […]

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Sell your skills

Culinarian extends expertise into growing businesses by Madison Ling | Campus Life Editor Photos courtesy of Ken Damphousse  Since his graduation from Schoolcraft’s Culinary Arts Program in 2008, former chef and current analyst, Ken Damphousse, has certainly made busywork of selling himself and his culinary skills to fill more than people’s famished stomachs. Similar to […]

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A legacy of service

Schoolcraft President wins Livonia Legacy Award by Clarisa Russenberger | Managing Editor Photos courtesy of Schoolcraft College  Schoolcraft President, Dr. Conway A. Jeffress, was awarded the Livonia Legacy Award Feb. 20 at the Livonia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Leadership and Awards Celebration. This prestigious award is most often given to someone who is retiring after […]

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Schoolcraft announces cancellation of Spring commencement ceremony

by Clarisa Russenberger | Managing Editor  Photo courtesy of Schoolcaft College  Schoolcraft has joined the growing list of colleges and universities across the state and country announcing that all events, including the Spring Commencement Ceremony, are canceled through May 16 in an effort to control the spread of the Coronavirus. In a statement released by […]

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Dominating

High-value courses, environment and flexible options, give Schoolcraft edge over competitors online By Josiah Thomas | News Editor Graphic courtesy of Schoolcraft College We’re No. 1! No college comes close to the 10,092 online credit hours that Schoolcraft College produced last year. These numbers speak volumes of SC’s performance among 2-year colleges, the quality of […]

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Raise a glass

Schoolcraft faculty member wins Golden Jigger award by Ben Bolstrum | Staff Writer Photos courtesy of Annette May & beerones.com If someone were to ask Annette May about her job, she would tell them that there is much more to it than meets the eye. May is a faculty member in the Brewing & Distillation […]

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