June 2009 Archive

Baker Students Observe Mock Surgical Procedure at Lansing Capitol Building

June 23, 2009

Baker College of Jackson, Port Huron, and Clinton Township surgical technologist students were present in force at the mock total knee surgical procedure held recently at the Michigan Capitol Building Rotunda. Although they did not participate in the “surgery,” the Baker students were there to support the Michigan State Assembly of the Association of Surgical Technologists’ (MSA-AST) mission to educate the public about the importance of trained and educated personnel in the operating room. More»

Baker College of Auburn Hills and USIP Host Peace Conference

June 23, 2009

Baker College of Auburn Hills and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) will host a free, two-day conference on international peace and conflict management, Monday, June 29, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:15 p.m., and Tuesday, June 30, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., 1500 University Drive, Auburn Hills. A reception will also be held for participants and special guests on Monday, June 29, from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. More»

Baker College of Auburn Hills Practical Nurse Program Grants Full Approval by Board of Nursing

June 17, 2009

The practical nurse certificate program at Baker College of Auburn Hills has been granted full approval status by the Board of Nursing. More»

Baker College of Auburn Hills Announces New, ABA-Approved Bachelor’s Degree Program in Legal Studies

June 17, 2009

Baker College of Auburn Hills will offer a new legal studies bachelor's degree program beginning 2009 fall quarter. In May, the American Bar Association (ABA) granted approval to Baker's Auburn Hills campus to add the Bachelor of Science degree option to its paralegal program. More»

Baker College of Flint Associate Dean to Present Research Findings at World Congress on Engineering

June 17, 2009

Dr. Maureen Steen, Baker College of Flint associate dean of general education, has been invited to present her research findings at the 2009 World Congress on Engineering (WCE), July 1-3, at the Imperial College, London, England. Dr. Steen's paper is titled "Correlation Study between Second/Fourth Digit Ratio, Number of Older Brothers and Mathematics Inclination in Female Pre-service Teachers." The main study looked at the relationship between the lengths of students' fingers, which is an indicator of testosterone levels, and whether or not they majored in mathematics education. The results showed a correlation between the two. More»

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