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Kalamazoo Valley Community College will celebrate its 74th commencement at 4 p.m. on December 14 in Miller Auditorium at Western Michigan University. More than 700 students are eligible to participate in the ceremony, including nearly 200 students who completed their degrees in August. Dr. Marilyn Schlack, President of Kalamazoo Valley Community College, will give the welcoming address, followed by Board of Trustees Chairman Derl Oberlin, faculty representative Robert Vezeau, and student representative Jacob Pierce. NoViolet Bulawayo, the author of the award-winning book, “We Need New Names,” will also speak. READ MORE!
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Busy holiday schedules and seasonal illnesses, like the flu, can often mean fewer donors giving blood. But for patients with cancer or other illnesses or injuries requiring blood transfusions, the need for blood is constant and doesn’t get a holiday break. The gift of a blood donation only takes about an hour and can give patients a chance to celebrate more holidays to come. READ MORE!
The Michigan Department of Human Services (DHS) developed PATH in partnership with Michigan Works! Agencies and the Workforce Development Agency. Through PATH, cash assistance clients work one-on-one with caseworkers to identify barriers to finding a job and are then connected to resources that can address those challenges. READ MORE!