2010-12-16 / Business

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Baker College online enrollment on the rise

CHILD SEATS — On Dec. 9, Jim Waldron Jr. of Jim Waldron Buick-GMC, Davison, presented Safe Kids Greater Flint with a $1,000 donation on behalf of Greater Flint Auto Dealers Association. Safe Kids Greater Flint, led by Hurley Medical Center, was one of five organizations selected to receive funds out of 20 nominated charities. The contribution will be used toward the purchase of child safety seats. Pictured from left to right: John A. Carr, MD, Hurley Surgeon, Lew Moquin, Jim Waldron Jr. and Kathy Coleman, RN, BSN, Safe Kids Greater Flint Coordinator. CHILD SEATS — On Dec. 9, Jim Waldron Jr. of Jim Waldron Buick-GMC, Davison, presented Safe Kids Greater Flint with a $1,000 donation on behalf of Greater Flint Auto Dealers Association. Safe Kids Greater Flint, led by Hurley Medical Center, was one of five organizations selected to receive funds out of 20 nominated charities. The contribution will be used toward the purchase of child safety seats. Pictured from left to right: John A. Carr, MD, Hurley Surgeon, Lew Moquin, Jim Waldron Jr. and Kathy Coleman, RN, BSN, Safe Kids Greater Flint Coordinator. FLINT — Baker College Online officials today announced a 1.2 percent increase in fall enrollment compared to the same period in 2009, signifying a steady and continued upward student enrollment trend. A total of 5,318 undergraduate students attended online classes exclusively during fall quarter 2010.

A total of 50,816 students throughout the Baker College system took Baker Online classes this fall quarter. This total includes:

• 6,181 students who took 100 percent of their classes online, including 5,318 undergraduate students and a total of 863 MBA, MSIS, MOT and DBA students

• 8,335 students who took a combination of online classes and campus-based classes

• 36,300 students who took campus-based classes that also included online coursework, a 15.8 percent increase over fall 2009.

Baker College Online and the Baker College Center for Graduate Studies are part of Baker College, the largest private college in Michigan. Both are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Center for Graduate Studies MBA program is also accredited by the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Details: Visit www.baker.edu. — G.G.

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