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Black History Month Essays

To help celebrate Black History Month, we are sharing essays generously provided by a Schoolcraft College faculty member, a SC alumni and a SC student. Each is featured in the February issue of BLAC Magazine.

Jill Biden Brings Overdue Attention to Community Colleges

By Dawn Dyer Magretta | RealClearEducation | February 5, 2021
As parents, we start nagging our kids in elementary school: “You’ve got to go to college.” Middle-school counselors push college marketing brochures into their hands. High school is a weary whirl of college admissions tests and campus tours.

Opinion: Donating to community colleges changes lives

By Dawn Magretta | Published 10:35 p.m. ET Dec 22, 2020 in The Detroit News Go to a university. Pay tuition, books and housing for four or five years. Get a good job.  For years, that was the ideal we presented to our kids. The only way to make it in life was to get a […]

Meet the President Event

We were fortunate to have 80 donors and partners join us to hear President Cerny’s vision for the future of Schoolcraft College and celebrate his appointment as the fifth president in Schoolcraft’s history.

Alumnus, Ferris Anthony, Urges Culinarians to be Lifelong Learners

By Madison Ling | Campus Life Editor It may seem cliché that many young culinarians share the same humble beginning of a position in food services that ultimately leads to falling in love with the field and the decision to attend culinary school. However, this commonality is the proof in the pudding that one must […]

Dr. Glenn Cerny begins tenure as next President of Schoolcraft College

On August 1st, Dr. Glenn Cerny officially took over as President of Schoolcraft College. He succeeds Dr. Conway A. Jeffress, who had served as President since July 2001. Dr. Cerny was unanimously voted into the position by Schoolcraft College’s Board of Trustees on July 1, 2020. A familiar face around campus, Dr. Cerny previously served […]

Chief Allen Cox

In recognition of his demonstrated commitment to education and lifelong learning and dedication to improving the community, Chief Cox received the Schoolcraft College Board of Trustees’ Distinguished Alumni Award for 2017 at the college’s commencement ceremony in May. Download the PDF.

Paul Vann

Paul enjoyed working for the federal government, but had a desire to learn more. Now, his role with Raytheon is protecting friendly governments from international cyber attacks on their homelands. Download the PDF.

Alan Tope

Alan felt he wanted to give back and help new generations of Schoolcraft students. Alan and his wife, Nancy, have created the First Valedictorian’s STEM Scholarship and Achievement Award, to provide financial support to students focused on STEM degrees. Download the PDF.

Chef Derrick Davenport

When your name is Derrick Davenport, it’s obvious your favorite letter would be D. Or in his case, that the words you live by start with D. Derrick, a graduate of our culinary arts program who has gone on to an illustrious and award-winning career. Distinguished Alumni Award-Derrick Davenport When your name is Derrick Davenport, […]

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