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Baker College of Allen Park, Arts League of Michigan to Host MLK Day Funfest Jan. 18 and Jan. 20

January 8, 2014

Jazz and more to celebrate African-American arts

ALLEN PARK, Mich. – Baker College of Allen Park will commemorate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. by joining with the Arts League of Michigan (ALM) in celebrating African-American arts, Saturday, Jan. 18, and Monday, Jan. 20. The public is invited. All events and activities are free.

With the theme, “One Dream: Built Together,” the MLK Day FunFest will encourage participants to explore and enjoy African-American arts in honor of Dr. King. Among the activities and entertainment are storytelling, dance classes, hands-on art activities, a jazz band and vocalist and an art exhibition.

The Saturday event is 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Baker College of Allen Park, 4500 Enterprise Drive, Allen Park.

The Monday event, also at 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., is at the Carr Center, 311 East Grand River, Detroit. The 40,000-square-foot Carr Center is operated by ALM, an organization that promotes and preserves African and African-American cultural arts traditions.

“The MLK Day FunFest will be an exciting fair-style event that will be enjoyed by people of all ages,” said Yvonne Langley, Baker College of Allen Park vice president for career services. “By having the event at two locations, we are able to involve more people in this wonderful, cultural experience. We also are deeply appreciative of the City of Allen Park resolution in support of this event.”

For more information about the MLK Day FunFest at Baker College of Allen Park and the Carr Center, contact the Baker College Career Services office at 313.425.3729 or email Langley at yvonne.langley@baker.edu.

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Baker College of Allen Park, Arts League of Michigan to Host MLK Day Funfest Jan. 18 and Jan. 20

January 8, 2014

Jazz and more to celebrate African-American arts

ALLEN PARK, Mich. – Baker College of Allen Park will commemorate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. by joining with the Arts League of Michigan (ALM) in celebrating African-American arts, Saturday, Jan. 18, and Monday, Jan. 20. The public is invited. All events and activities are free.

With the theme, “One Dream: Built Together,” the MLK Day FunFest will encourage participants to explore and enjoy African-American arts in honor of Dr. King. Among the activities and entertainment are storytelling, dance classes, hands-on art activities, a jazz band and vocalist and an art exhibition.

The Saturday event is 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Baker College of Allen Park, 4500 Enterprise Drive, Allen Park.

The Monday event, also at 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., is at the Carr Center, 311 East Grand River, Detroit. The 40,000-square-foot Carr Center is operated by ALM, an organization that promotes and preserves African and African-American cultural arts traditions.

“The MLK Day FunFest will be an exciting fair-style event that will be enjoyed by people of all ages,” said Yvonne Langley, Baker College of Allen Park vice president for career services. “By having the event at two locations, we are able to involve more people in this wonderful, cultural experience. We also are deeply appreciative of the City of Allen Park resolution in support of this event.”

For more information about the MLK Day FunFest at Baker College of Allen Park and the Carr Center, contact the Baker College Career Services office at 313.425.3729 or email Langley at yvonne.langley@baker.edu.

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  • How can I send a copy of my official transcripts to another organization?

    To access your transcripts, log into the SOLAR System, select the Star System and select the Academic Office. Once there, click on the transcripts link.

  • Is Baker accredited?

    Yes. Baker College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org.

    Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Additional Accreditations

    Baker has also earned specialized accreditations for programs and degrees in: 

    • Business Administration
    • Early Childhood Learning
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • School of Nursing

    For details about these specialized accreditations, see the individual Programs and Degrees pages. 

  • Does Baker provide any help in my job search?


    As a graduate of Baker College, you are eligible for our Lifetime Employment Services, which include:

    • Job searching techniques
    • Resume and cover letter assistance
    • Job interview questions
    • Job postings
    • Relocation tips

     

  • Is Baker College Online accredited?

    Baker Online is part of Baker College, a private, non-profit, accredited, degree granting, higher educational institution with locations throughout Michigan.

    As an accredited college, Baker College has been granted legal authority by the state of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit educational corporation and is empowered to grant certificates, associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. It is approved for veterans’ benefits. Baker College is recognized as an institution of higher education by the U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education.

    All Baker Online undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org

    Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Some Baker Online graduate programs have additional accreditation:

  • How do online classes work?


    After you enroll, and are accepted to your online program, you sign-up, or "register" for your first courses. Like all Baker Online students, you will begin your online experience with a three-week online class designed to orient you to the Baker Online classroom, and review the expectations and requirements of Baker Online students. When you have completed this course successfully, you can move on to additional online courses.

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