GRCC in the News: 10/30/10-11/1/10

GRCC volleyball team wins program’s first MCCAA title by avenging loss to Muskegon CC
Published: Sunday, October 31, 2010, 10:30 PM | Dean Holzwarth | The Grand Rapids Press

The Grand Rapids Community College volleyball team got retribution Saturday at the Michigan Community College Athletic Association tournament.  The Raiders also got something that had eluded them in past years.  GRCC (29-2) won the program’s first MCCAA championship with a 3-1 (25-22, 25-20, 21-25, 25-13) win over Muskegon Community College in the championship match at Kalamazoo Valley Community College.  (More)

Make Grand Rapids a culinary destination | By Jane Ammeson Times Correspondent | Posted: Saturday, October 30, 2010 12:00 am

Serious foodies will want to head north to Grand Rapids, Mich., for Restaurant Week, a new event that runs from Nov. 4 to 13. More than 50 area restaurants are offering three course (and sometimes more) for $20.10 […] Giving us one more reason to eat –- as if we needed one –– one dollar from each meal ordered funds the student scholarship program at the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education at Grand Rapids Community College.  (More)

Gonzo’s Guide: Restaurant Week, Opera Grand Rapids, Tyler Perry’s ‘ For Colored Girls’
Published: Sunday, October 31, 2010, 4:16 AM  | John Gonzalez | The Grand Rapids Press

Happy Halloween my fellow ghosts and goblins. Believe it or not, it’s time to start thinking about the holidays. And I have at least one shopping experience in my Top 5 list of things to do this week. Read on. […] 1. Restaurant Week Grand Rapids. Make your reservations now! More than 50 local restaurants are teaming up to offer a unique dining experience, all for a reasonable price of $20.10 per person. Foodies will be able to experience three-course meals at some of the area’s best “fine dining” restaurants at a bargain price. Restaurant Week runs Thursday through Nov. 13. A gala kickoff is at 6 p.m.. Monday at Grand Rapids Community College’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education. Tickets are $75. Proceeds go to the institute’s student scholarship fund.  (More)

Muskegon Community College bows out in finals of MCCAA volleyball state tournament
Published: Saturday, October 30, 2010, 8:10 PM | Muskegon Chronicle

Muskegon Community College hoped to capture the school’s first state volleyball championship, but the Jayhawks fell Saturday to seventh-ranked Grand Rapids Community College 25-22, 25-20, 21-25, and 25-13.  “They are tall and fast and they did things right all day,” MCC coach Ed Bailey said about GRCC. “They are the best ranked team we’ve seen all season.”  (More)

Grand Rapids Community College overcomes turnovers vs. Joliet to advance in football playoffs
Published: Saturday, October 30, 2010, 6:15 PM | Dean Holzwarth | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids Community College football team put a 56-point drubbing on Joliet Junior College this month.  Saturday’s rematch at Houseman Field was much different, and it nearly ended in a crushing defeat for the fifth-ranked team in National Junior College Athletic Association Division II.  (More)

Grand Rapids Community College looks to keep home win streak going in football playoffs
Published: Friday, October 29, 2010, 10:00 AM | Dean Holzwarth | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — Houseman Field has been kind to the Grand Rapids Community College football team this season.  And extremely unkind to visiting opponents.  (More)

Teaching Children to Read
Trendy Tree Blog | Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 2:54 pm

To promote reading in children, a special group from the Grand Rapids Community College  put together a package of delightful products to present to children. The packet included a Gingerbread story book, a packet of ingredients with cookie cutter to make cookies and a Burton and Burton Gingerbread apron.  (More)

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