GRCC Wind Ensemble Performing at 2010 Michigan Music Convention

The Grand Rapids Community College Wind Ensemble under direction of Mike Gillan was selected to perform as a featured group at the 2010 Michigan Music Convention. The concert is Saturday, January, 23rd at 8:00 A.M. in Devos Hall downtown Grand Rapids.

Tickets can be ordered at www.michiganmusicconference.org. you can also pick-up tickets at the convention site.

GRCC in the News: 1/21/10

Muskegon Community College women, men lose to Grand Rapids
By Shawn Liverance | Muskegon Chronicle | January 20, 2010, 10:46PM

Poor free-throw shooting and turnovers doomed the Muskegon Community College men’s basketball in a 77-66 Western Conference loss to host Grand Rapids Community College on Wednesday night.  The Jayhawks converted on 16-of-34 foul shots and committed 28 turnovers.  (More)

Grandville council names two to boards
By Advance Newspapers | January 19, 2010, 4:08PM

The Grandville City Council has approved two new appointments to the city’s Planning Commission and Library Board.  Perri Hartwell was chosen to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission. She has been a Grandville resident for 17 years and attended Grand Rapids Community College. She works in sales at Macy’s.  (More)

Planning to move more people more places faster: You in?
Robin Luymes Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Few people will disagree that a mass transit system is key to the vitality of a large city. A convenient and safe means to move more people more places in a timely fashion is important for business, education and entertainment purposes. Any urban growth plan needs to consider how best to accommodate the movement of its inhabitants, its workforce, and its visitors. […] Agreements with the growing campuses of Grand Valley State University and Grand Rapids Community College have definitely added to the numbers.  (More)

GRCC awarded $4 million grant to train low-income Grand Rapids residents for green jobs
Thursday, January 21, 2010 | By Sharon Hanks

“Absolutely thrilled” is the way Grand Rapids Community College‘s Judith Larsen described her reaction last week when she learned the college was one of only 30 applicants among hundreds in the nation to receive a coveted “local” $4 million grant to train urban residents for “green” jobs of the future.  (More)

Community Marches to Remember Dr. King – Students of all ages were represented from 21 different school districts in Kent County. (Includes Video)
Fox 17 | Carl Apple News Reporter  | January 18, 2010

GRAND RAPIDS – More than a thousand students, staff, and local leaders marched Monday in downtown Grand Rapids in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr..  The event started at Grand Rapids Community College‘s Ford Fieldhouse, looping through the downtown, ending back at the college.  (More)