Kellogg Community College is celebrating 60 years in Battle Creek with a special Homecoming event set for Saturday, April 29, 2017. The event is open to the community from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the north campus, 450 North Avenue in Battle Creek.

The event will be staged just east of the college's soccer field and is free and family-friendly.

Kellogg Community College opened in 1956 and boasted a first graduating class of 18 members in 1958. Today, the college has enrollment of about 10,000 students and includes satellite campuses in Albion, Coldwater, Hastings and online.

Click the player below to hear Teresa Durham of the KCC Foundation and KCC's Eric Greene discuss the anniversary.

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