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St. Clair County Community College (Mich.) alumnus Karl Tomion is being recognized with the 2012 Outstanding Alumnus Award from the Michigan Community College Association.

St. Clair County Community College St. Clair County Community College, or "SC4"(as it is known to the locals) is a two-year college located in Port Huron, Michigan. It serves as the primary center of higher education for the Blue Water Area. It has 58 associate degree and certificate programs.  (Mich.) alumnus Karl Tomion is being recognized with the 2012 Outstanding Alumnus Award from the Michigan Community College Association. The award is presented to a Michigan community college alumnus based on achievement in his or her professional career, service to humanity, honors received and commitment to the purpose and philosophy of the community college mission. Tomion earned an associate degree from SC4 in 1971. He went on to earn a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Michigan (body, education) University of Michigan - A large cosmopolitan university in the Midwest USA. Over 50000 students are enrolled at the University of Michigan's three campuses. The students come from 50 states and over 100 foreign countries.  and a master's degree in public administration from Wayne State University Wayne State University, at Detroit, Mich.; state supported; coeducational; established 1956 as a successor to Wayne Univ. (formed 1934 by a merger of five city colleges). . Tomion has been serving the Blue Water Area and other Michigan communities for more than 30 years. He served as city manager for Dowagiac (1980 to 1992), Midland (1992 to 2006), Port Huron (2006 to 2008) and Algonac (2010 to 2012). He also has served in numerous local leadership roles. Tomion has served on the SC4 Foundation Board of Directors since 2006. He is vice president of the foundation board and co-chair of the "All Aboard: Campaign for Talent, Technology and Tomorrow" fundraising drive.

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Title Annotation:honors & awards
Publication:Community College Week
Geographic Code:1U3MI
Date:Aug 20, 2012
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