GRCC in the News – 5/7/12

GRCC bond proposal now up to voters – $98.6 million request on Tuesday ballot
Friday, 04 May 2012, 3:05 PM EDT | By Amanda Jarrett

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Kent County voters will decide Tuesday whether to approve a $98.6 million bond proposal for Grand Rapids Community College, an issue that has no organized opposition.  (More)

The final stretch: GRCC supporters to amp up their campaign in lead up to Tuesday’s election
Friday, May 04, 2012, 11:30 AM | By Brian McVicar | Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — They’ve knocked on thousands of doors, spent hours working the phones, and handed out bundles of yard signs to residents throughout Kent County. It’s been a busy campaign season for supporters of Grand Rapids Community College’s $98.6 million bond proposal, but their work is far from over.  (More)

As prices for textbooks remain high, GVSU looks to the used book market to help students save
Thursday, May 03, 2012, 3:01 PM | By Brian McVicar | Grand Rapids Press

ALLENDALE, MI — Grand Valley State University says it’s helping drive down the cost of an item that’s often difficult for cash-strapped students to afford: textbooks. [...] He added that textbook rentals are typically cheaper upfront for students, but buying used books might save more in the long run. Grand Rapids Community College has offered textbook rentals.  (More)

Residents to vote on GRCC bond proposal Tuesday
The Cedar Springs Post | Posted on 03 May 2012.

Residents across Kent County will go to the polls Tuesday, May 8, to vote on whether to approve a $98,600,000 bond proposal for Grand Rapids Community College. The proposal is for purchasing, remodeling, renovating, and constructing buildings to be used for the college (including the fieldhouse and other facilities); renovations of sites, and acquiring and installing technology infrastructure.  (More)

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