March 2012 Archive

Mid-Life Career-Switcher Earns Baker College of Flint’s First Ever Centennial Scholarship

March 23, 2012

John J. Fechik's first career ended with a thud. "The building trade industry bottomed out and the company I worked for shut down," said the 57-year-old former designer and Vietnam veteran. Like so many others in today's economy, Fechik, who lives in Grand Blanc, faced a difficult mid-life choice: try to find work in his former field or retrain and begin anew. More»

Dr. Michael Heberling Elected Vice President of Council of College And Military Educators

March 16, 2012

Dr. Michael Heberling, president of Baker College Center for Graduate Studies, has been elected vice president of the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME). As vice president, he will work closely with the president in the administrative duties of the organization and in planning the 2013 annual national symposium. More»

Baker College of Clinton Township Students Take First Place In Cyber Defense Contest

March 13, 2012

Baker College of Clinton Township IT students took first place in the 2012 Michigan Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The annual event was held earlier this month in Grand Rapids. More»

Baker College of Auburn Hills To Present Gaming For Youth Series Of Workshops

March 02, 2012

Developing math skills through gaming technology
Baker College of Auburn Hills, in partnership with the P.O.W.E.R. Organization (Presenting Opportunities Winning Effectual Results), will present Family Math and Tech Affairs: Gaming for Youth Series + Adults/Guardians, a three-part series of workshops to help youth better understand math through gaming technology. The workshops will be held on March 10, April 14 and May 12, from 12:45 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. each day, on the Baker College of Auburn Hills campus, 1500 University Drive, Auburn Hills. More»

Baker College of Cadillac To Host “Building Sustainable Communities” Sessions

March 02, 2012

Baker College of Cadillac is collaborating with the U.S. Green Building Council, West Michigan Chapter, to present "Building Sustainable Communities: Education and Outreach in Northwest Michigan," on March 23, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m., in the Baker College Student Center, 9600 E. 13th. St., Cadillac. The roundtable-format discussion is free and open to the general public, media, and Baker College students, faculty and staff. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain basic knowledge in various areas of sustainability and network that day in order to learn more about the topic. More»

Baker College of Auburn Hills To Hold Financial Aid Workshop

March 02, 2012

Baker College of Auburn Hills will hold its 2012 Financial Aid Workshop on Saturday, March 24. Baker's Financial Aid Workshop is designed to help area college-bound high school seniors and their parents understand and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2012-2013 academic year. The event is free of charge and open to all high school seniors, regardless of whether or not they have identified their college of choice. More»

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