Oakland Community College (OCC) is the largest community college in Michigan with five campuses, in Waterford, Auburn Hills, Farmington Hills, Royal Oak, and Southfield. OCC offers more than 100 two-year degree programs and over 45 one-year certificate programs. OCC operates with four strategic priorities in mind: college readiness, employment readiness, transfer readiness, and financial accountability; in order to meet community needs and student interests in a measurable manner. Joe Petrosky, Associate Provost of Academics and Workforce, serves as OCC’s representative on WIN’s board.
Joe Petrosky is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Oakland Community College. He is responsible for the career & technical education areas encompassed within the Information Technology, Business, Engineering, Manufacturing and Industrial Technology (EMIT), and Workforce and Continuing Education areas. EMIT programs include Automotive Technology, CNC Machining, Robotics, Computer-Aided Design, Collision Auto Repair, Welding & Fabrication, Climate Control, Electronics, and Apprenticeship.
Prior to joining OCC, Joe held leadership positions at Macomb Community College (Warren, MI) and Focus: HOPE (Detroit). He also has experience in international consulting and worked at General Motors Corporation (Warren & Flint, MI).
Joe has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor.