Leading lady ocelots

National conference offers female students opportunity to enhance leadership skills by Madison Ling | Campus Life Editor Photo courtesy of tutorialspoint.com Are you a woman serious about creating a meaningful impact on campus, mobilizing your community and want to prepare yourself for personal and professional success after graduation? Consider attending the National Conference for College […]

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A Winter Welcome Back

It’s the time of the year again when we welcome the beginning of not only a new semester, but the winter season as well. That means cooler temperatures, nasty roads and higher levels of frustration and canceled classes. As such, the staff at the Connection would like to remind students to take advantage of the […]

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Up, up and away!

Alka-Rocket team to compete in Orlando By Christian Hollis | Managing Editor Photo courtesy of Schoolcraft College The Alka-Rocket team at Schoolcraft College qualified to compete for $30,000 at the Kennedy Space Center in Orlando, Fla. The competition will take place Dec. 12. The Alka-Rocket team is competing against four other schools around the country […]

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High School vs. College

Compiled by the Schoolcraft Connection Editorial Staff It is finals season! We’re all cramming everything we’ve learned this semester to this year out. However, let’s take a moment for the people experiencing finals for the first time to compare and contrast what the experience at college is like versus high school. High school was a […]

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Get connected, stay connected

Schoolcraft Connection offers forum of open expression to all By Chantele Fox & Christian Hollis | Editor-in-Chief & Managing Editor Photo by Matthew Fular, Phi Theta Kappa Omicron Iota President “Stay Connected”, the hashtag used across all social media platforms, in-print and online publications by the Schoolcraft Connection whose mission is to provide current and factual […]

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Talking Trash

Photo Editor clarissa.russenburger@apps.schoolcraft.edu Last year, I was fortunate enough to travel to the Philippines for a youth congress. While I was there, I volunteered cleaning polluted beaches and was astounded by what I saw. With garbage so deep it passed my calves, my entire perspective on the pollution crisis changed. I cleaned this beach with […]

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Spreading Ocelot cheer

Schoolcraft hosts gift drive to benefit local children in need by Madison Ling | Campus Life Editor Image courtesy of tampabay.com During this season of giving and holiday magic, consider joining together with some fellow Ocelots to participate in the “Share Joy” program which collects presents to benefit the homeless children residing in the Wayne […]

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Paying it forward

Women’s Basketball begins 2019-20 season under new coach by Elyse Salmon | Staff Writer Photos by Clarisa Russenberger | Photo Editor It’s a new era for the Schoolcraft Women’s Basketball team. The Ocelots welcomed Shay Lewis, as the new head coach this past August. Lewis is no stranger to this area and the life around […]

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Warm hands, warm hearts

Clothing drive underway on campus by Ben Bolstrum, Staff Writer Photo courtesy of riverchristian.org From now until Dec. 20th, Schoolcraft’s Business Club is hosting a warm clothing drive in the Lower Waterman Wing of the VisTaTech Center through the Student Activities Office. Anyone willing to donate clothes is urged to do so. All donations will go […]

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A total care package

Veteran’s Resource Center, at your service by Josiah Thomas, News Editor Photo by Clarisa Russenberger, Photo Editor Priority registration, academic advising, course selection and finding a clear way through Veteran’s Affairs (VA). These are a few of the many options afforded to student veterans here at Schoolcraft College through its Veteran’s Resource Center (VRC). The […]

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Full stomachs and full hearts

Easing insecurity one can at a time by Madison Ling, Campus Life Editor Photos by Clarisa Russenberger, Photo Editor Located in the Lower Waterman Wing on main campus and Room 256 of the Radcliff campus are the Schoolcraft Food Pantries. Created in 2011 and continuing to fill Schoolcraft students’ stomach one can at a time, […]

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