Actors’ Theatre Presents Mr. Marmalade (Preview Video)

Actors’ Theatre presents Mr. Marmalade by Noah Haidle, January 28-30 & February 4-6, 2010 at 8pm.  From the description:

“Lucy is a four-year-old girl with a very active imagination. Unfortunately, her imaginary friend Mr. Marmalade doesn’t have much time for her. Not to mention he beats up his personal assistant, has a cocaine addiction and a penchant for pornography. Larry, her only real friend, is the youngest suicide attempt in the history of New Jersey. You won’t want to miss this hilarious dark comedy about what it takes to grow up in these difficult times.”

Call now for tickets to Actors’ at Spectrum Theatre’s production of Mr. Marmalade 616.234.3946 or visit

GRCC in the News: 1/29/10

College cash crunch – Financial aid applications up 40%
By BLAKE THORNE and STEPHEN KLOOSTERMAN | The Holland Sentinel | Posted Jan 28, 2010 @ 05:30 AM

Holland, MI – With college costs rising and Michigan’s economy sinking, Chris Flournoy knew funding college would be tough.  “I always thought about going to college, but I didn’t think I’d be able to afford it,” the Fennville High School senior said.  […]  “We’ve seen almost a 40 percent increase this year in the number of financial aid applications,” said Jill Nutt, executive director of student financial services at Grand Rapids Community College.  (More)

Learning Academy Offerings: 2/3/10-2/11/10

These are the latest offerings from the Learning Academy:

Wednesday, February 3

  • Introducing the Innovation Process  9-11 a.m.
  • Resumes and Cover Letters  2-3:30 p.m.

Friday, February 5 | Students’ Classroom Behavior — A Case Study Experience  11 a.m-12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 9

  • Strengths 101  9-11 a.m.
  • CWEST Overview  2-3 p.m.

Wednesday, February 10 | FERPA — The Mystery Revealed  10-11 a.m. or 2-3 p.m.

Thursday, February 11 | Conflict Resolution  1-3 p.m.

For details on these courses or to register, go to