GRCC in the News: 6/30/10

Food Network producing TV pilot with Grand Rapids’ ‘Ice Gurus’
Published: Monday, June 28, 2010, 8:00 PM | Andrew Scoggin

GRAND RAPIDS – When it comes to being on TV, the blood in Randy Finch’s veins runs about as cold as the freezer at his business, Ice Sculptures Ltd. […] Now the Grand Rapids business, which Finch owns with [Grand Rapids Community College Secchia Institute alumnus] Derek Maxfield, will get their own half-hour special on the Food Network.  (More)

No Worker Left Behind faces funding issues
WWMT | June 29, 2010 9:50 PM

MICHIGAN (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – In Washington DC, the House of Representatives has turned down the latest attempt to extend unemployment benefits, and now thousands in Michigan will feel the pain. […] At Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) many students make use of No Worker Left Behind. The program offers up to $5,000 in tuition assistance a year for two years. The program does specify that those involved must go into certain fields, but for those who’ve been using it, it’s been a life saver. Mindy Stickley is one of those using the program.  (More)

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