GRCC In The News 10-04-12
GRCC takes fresh approach to keep students from failing remedial classes
The Grand Rapids Press October 04, 2012 at 7:42 AM
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Grand Rapids Community College may have found a novel way to help more students pass developmental education classes: Speed them up.
Three Rockford artists impact Grand Rapids ArtPrize
Rockford Squire October 4, 2012
Bright colors and larger sizes often attract people to ArtPrize entries…“The theme of these pieces is to capture a moment in a story using the source of light so it becomes an important part of the story,” said Willis, who is a photography student at Grand Rapids Community College as well as an award-winning photographer.
B.C. Lions welcome QB once convicted of manslaughter
The Canadian Press Oct 3, 2012 9:10 PM ET
Casey Therriault is a quarterback with a troubled past, but the B.C. Lions are determined to give the ex-convict a chance…After serving his time, he completed a work-release program in a restaurant, making pizza and washing dishes, and then enrolled at Grand Rapids Community College.
Lakers prepare for new-look rival, Ferris State
GVSU Lanthorn 10/3/12 8:44 PM
The rivalry between Grand Valley State University and Ferris State University has tipped in favor of the Lakers in recent years, but as this season’s matchup approaches on Saturday at Lubbers Stadium, there’s a new wrinkle to the rivalry…. he won a pair of NJCAA Division II National Championships at GRCC and three Division II state titles at Muskegon.