We work hard to give our students a top-notch education. We don't just say it – we live it. And we're really proud of the fact that others recognize it too.
list of recent awards
Delta College earned Leader College distinction by Achieving the Dream, a national designation awarded to community colleges that commit to improving student success and closing achievement gaps. With this recognition, Delta College has shown how data can inform policy and practice to help our students achieve their goals, resulting in improved skills, better employability and economic growth for families and communities.
Delta College was named one of America's 150 leading community colleges by the Aspen Institute. It's a great honor. The Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence is awarded every two years and is the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges.
Delta College was ranked fourth on the list for mid-sized community colleges across the country when the Center for Digital Education announced the winners of its 2016-2017 Digital Community Colleges Survey. This is the fifth consecutive year Delta has received this national recognition as a tech-savvy school.
Delta was selected to receive an Overall Performance award this year based on the judges’ analysis of three years of fundraising data submitted to the Council for Aid to Education’s annual Voluntary Support of Education Survey. According to CASE, "Delta College has not only demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism and best practice in its fundraising efforts, it has contributed to the betterment of educational advancement worldwide.” This award recognizes those few exemplary fundraising programs that have garnered a CASE Award for Educational Fundraising.
Delta received LEED Gold Certification after renovating its Health Professions Building located on our Main Campus. One of only three such buildings in our region, this building meets high performance measures including sustainable site development, water and energy efficiency, materials selection, and human and environmental health quality.
For the sixth consecutive year, Delta College has been designated as a Military Friendly
School by Victory Media. This designation is awarded to the top universities and community
colleges in the country that are dedicating resources to ensure military students
are successful both in the classroom and after graduation.
Delta College was also awarded the Gold Level status for being a Certified Veteran-Friendly School for the 2017 academic year by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. This status is the highest level of recognition awarded for the services that we offer to our Veteran students and recognizes dedication to student veterans and dependents utilizing their G.I. Bill and other educational benefits.
The 2013 renovation of our Health Professions Building received a LEED Gold certification.
Delta College has been named one of America's leading community colleges by the Aspen Institute.
Delta College has been designated as a Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
"When Delta College is recognized nationally, I know it is a reflection of the amazing work being done by our faculty, staff and students."
Delta College President