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)

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