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July 2009 Archive

Auburn Hills Nursing Graduates Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Exam

July 27, 2009

Auburn Hills officials report that 100 percent of the recent graduates of the practical nurse certificate program have passed the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nurse (NCLEX PN). The national pass rate average is 85.62 percent. More»

Flint Awards Ed Kurtz Scholarship to Lorie Goodale

July 27, 2009

Officials at Baker College of "Flint":/campus/flint/ have announced Lorie Goodale as the recipient of the 2009 Ed Kurtz Leadership Scholarship award. Goodale received a $2,500 scholarship that is awarded to a Baker student who demonstrates academic achievement and either a commitment to community service or a successful balance of work, family and school obligations. More»

Muskegon Students Earn Global Top 50 Ranking in Business Competition

July 23, 2009

Baker College of Muskegon students earned a Global Top 50 ranking for their company's Business Strategy Game (BSG) online performance. BSG is an online business simulation where teams of higher education students from around the world co-manage an athletic footwear company and compete in various international markets, including North America, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Europe-Africa. Competing through wholesale, Internet and private-label marketing channels, the students made approximately 150 different business decisions each week throughout the competition. More»

Clinton Township Students Honored by Michigan Teaching Association

July 21, 2009

A Baker College of Clinton Township teacher preparation student was a finalist in the 24th annual Michigan Student Teacher of the Year Competition. Two other students from Baker’s Clinton Township campus received honorable mentions. The event is sponsored by the Michigan Association of Teacher Educators (MATE). The honorees are all June graduates from Baker College of Clinton Township, with bachelor’s degrees in education. More»

Auburn Hills Dental Programs Granted Accreditation

July 21, 2009

The Commission on Dental Accreditation has granted accreditation to the dental assisting certificate and associate degree, and the dental hygiene associate degree programs at Baker College of Auburn Hills. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body that operates under the auspices of the American Dental Association and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. More»

Baker College Online Reports 25.64 Percent Spring Quarter Enrollment Increase

July 16, 2009

Baker College Online officials today announced a 25.64 percent increase in 2009 spring quarter online enrollment compared to the same period in 2008. A total of 4,684 undergraduate students attended online classes exclusively during spring quarter 2009, with new student enrollment up 2.7 percent over last year. More»

Allen Park Awards Ed Kurtz Scholarship to Carrie Joseph

July 16, 2009

Officials at Baker College of Allen Park have announced Carrie Joseph as the recipient of the 2009 Ed Kurtz Leadership Scholarship award. Joseph received a $2,500 scholarship that is awarded to a Baker student who demonstrates academic achievement and either a commitment to community service or a successful balance of work, family and school obligations. More»

Auburn Hills Awards Ed Kurtz Scholarship to Crystal Hayes

July 16, 2009

Officials at Baker College of Auburn Hills have announced Crystal Hayes as the recipient of the 2009 Ed Kurtz Leadership Scholarship award. Hayes received a $2,500 scholarship that is awarded to a Baker student who demonstrates academic achievement and either a commitment to community service or a successful balance of work, family and school obligations. More»

Auburn Hills Dental Hygiene Graduates Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Exam

July 16, 2009

Baker College of Auburn Hills officials report that all 23 students from the first-ever dental hygiene associate degree program graduating class have passed the National Dental Hygiene Examination. The graduates also scored above the national mean in 12 out of 13 testing categories. More»

Culinary Institute Chef Luis Amado to Participate with Other Top Chefs in Cleveland Benefit

July 10, 2009

An all-star lineup of chefs and their mentors -- including Chef Luis Amado of the Culinary Institute of Michigan -- will hit Cleveland, Ohio on Sunday, Aug. 2. That's when Michael Symon's flagship restaurant, Lola, hosts the 2009 Share Our Strength benefit, "A Tasteful Affair" to fight childhood hunger. More»

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