Bruin Blast

A colorful 1960s-themed Bruin Blast slide featuring a 1960s-themed bear head in sunglasses and info about the event as listed on the web page.


Bruin Blast, KCC’s annual fall kick-off event, is getting GROOVY this year with a 1960s theme.

Did you Tie-Dye a Shirt at the Blast? Tag your picture on social media with #PeaceLoveBruin so we can see and share!

Tie Dye at Bruin Blast 2021
Students at Bruin Blast 2021 tie-dye free t-shirts to celebrate the start of a new semester!

Join us from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, at the North Avenue campus in Battle Creek. We’ll be sharing peace, love, and Bruin pride, combining all of the following (and more) with some far-out vibes:

  • Connecting you to resources, student clubs and community partners
  • A Civic Engagement Fair
  • A free lunch
  • Hippie-themed fun and games
  • PRIZES galore
  • A free T-shirt to tie-dye at the event!

Bruin Blast is a fantastic way to have fun while setting yourself up to hit the ground running as successful Bruins here at KCC and beyond.

Questions? Contact Student Life at [email protected] or 269-565-2634.

Regional Centers! Don’t miss Bruin Blast at your KCC home base!

  • Eastern Academic Center (Albion): 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21
  • Grahl Center (Coldwater): Noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22
  • Regional Manufacturing Technology Center (Battle Creek): 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23
  • Fehsenfeld Center (Hastings): 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23

We’ll see you there!

Civic Engagement Fair

Part of Bruin Blast is your opportunity to explore all the different community partners we have that need your help! Kellogg Community College is committed to the development of students through service-learning and civic engagement and strongly encourages students to gain experience in this field during their time here. 

You can click here to see a current list of community partners

You can click here to learn more about Kellogg Community College’s Service-Learning Program