GRCC in the News: 6/19/10-6/21/10

West Michigan Week: GRCC
June 18, 2010 | WGVU TV

Dr. Steven C. Ender talks about the development of Grand Rapids Community College.

Names and Faces in Business for June 20
Published: Sunday, June 20, 2010, 1:21 AM | The Grand Rapids Press staff

The Grand Rapids Public Museum appointed to its Friends Foundation Board: Gilda Gely, of Grand Rapids Community College; attorney J. Patrick Hackett; Jim Williams, of Williams Distributing Inc.; and Mike Van Gessel, of Rockford Construction Co.  (More)

Flint area’s top senior basketball players will play a ‘City vs. Suburbs’ game in this year’s Bruin Club All-Star Game
Patrick Hayes | The Flint Journal, June 18, 2010 2:52 p.m.

Mott Community College’s annual Bruin Club All-Star basketball game, featuring the Flint area’s best seniors, will have some additional bragging rights involved this year – rosters have been divided up along city vs. suburban lines. Kind of. […] Roy Jackson, Hamady: Jackson, a strong and quick PG, helped the Hawks to a 17-6 record this season. He recently signed with Grand Rapids Community College.  (M0re)

Grandville’s Jesse Hernandez signs with Blue Jays after going undrafted out of Central Michigan
Published: Friday, June 18, 2010, 10:05 AM | Steve Vedder | The Grand Rapids Press

Jesse Hernandez would have preferred being drafted, but he’s still going to get his shot at professional baseball. The Grandville native and Central Michigan senior pitcher wasn’t taken in the recent Major League Baseball draft, but he signed with the Toronto Blue Jays. […] Hernandez had the type of season that attracts interest from scouts. He led CMU in ERA (3.36) as a sophomore in 2008 after transferring from Grand Rapids Community College.  (More)

Thank You From Marianne Pierson

“Thank you for the wonderful retirement party. I appreciate everyone who worked so hard to plan it, those who stopped by with well wishes, and for all the cards and gifts. You made this a very special and memorable day.

GRCC is a great family to work with and for 33 years I have had the privilege of working with the very best. Thank you. See you around.”

– Marianne Pierson