GRCC in the News: 10/5/10

The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council(MMSDC) Recognizes Minority Business and Corporate Partners
October 5, 2010 | The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council

The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC)will host over 700 minority business owners and the nation’s top corporate executives will be present to celebrate the stars that made $12 billion in contract opportunities possible for the members of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC). […] Jethro Joseph Advocate of the Year – Local:[…] Mansfield Matthewson – Grand Rapids Community College (More)

GRCC planning talks about role of community college to coincide with White House event
Published: Monday, October 04, 2010, 3:53 PM | Dave Murray | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — As the White House leads a national discussion about the role of community colleges, local leaders say they want to hear from faculty, community leaders — and especially students. Grand Rapids Community College is planning a live screening Tuesday of the White House event’s opening and closing sessions. Local discussions are planned for between 1:30 and 3 p.m. in the Student Community Center cafeteria, 122 Lyon St. NE.  (More)

Six new Youth Engagement Zones to serve students in areas of high poverty
9/30/2010 | AmericasPromise.org | By Hilary Strahota

Students in impoverished communities will now have more opportunities to prepare for college by giving back to their communities. The Corporation for National and Community Service’s $5.4 million dollar contribution will launch six new Youth Engagement Zones that will enable middle and high school youth to become more invested in their academic and civic responsibilities. […] Zone partnership with the Wittenbach Wege Agriscience and Environmental Education Center, Grand Rapids Community College, and Kent ISD will focus on community and environmental revitalization through youth-led service-learning projects.  (More)

Owens Express Volleyball to Host ‘Get Your Heart In The Game’ During Quadrangular Against Grand Rapids, Oakland and Jackson, Oct. 10
Owens Community College Press Release | October 4, 2010

Get Your Heart In The Game’ PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH – The Owens Community College volleyball program and the Raising Awareness Club are encouraging area residents to help in supporting the American Heart Association and the organization’s efforts in the fight against cardiovascular disease by making a donation during the Express’ home quadrangular against Grand Rapids Community College, Oakland Community College and Jackson Community College on Sunday, Oct. 10. The quadrangular begins at 12 p.m.  (More)

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