GRCC in the News: 11/5/10

Grand Rapids Community College, Lawrence Tech team up to offer architectural degree
Thursday, November 04, 2010 | Rapid Growth

The Business Review West Michigan reports that students from Grand Rapids Community College will soon have an opportunity to complete an architectural degree at Southfield’s Lawrence Technological University.  (More)

First “restaurant week” underway in Grand Rapids
Lindsey Smith (2010-11-04) | Michigan Radio

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (Michigan Radio) – A number of Grand Rapids restaurants are booked this weekend thanks to the new event celebrating great dining at a reasonable price. […] More than 50 locations are offering three-course meals for $20.10. Small says this event is differnet from Denver’s because a dollar for each meal goes to a scholarship fund for culinary students at Grand Rapids Community College.  (More)

Davenport University plans new downtown grad program
Peter Ross  Jessica Puchala |  Updated:11/4/2010 3:36:38 PM

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) – Davenport University will start a new graduate program in Grand Rapids to serve the region’s burgeoning health care industry.  A year after Davenport sold its Fulton Street Campus to Grand Rapids Community College and consolidated in Caledonia, the school announced it will move into space at 45 Ottawa, NW. In a news release, Davenport President Richard Pappas said, “Davenport University has a rich heritage of serving the Grand Rapids business community, and it has long been our intent to offer graduate programs downtown.  (More)

Library’s Free@3 showcases Castalia
The Holland Sentinel | Posted Nov 04, 2010 @ 09:57 AM

Holland, MI — The piano quartet, Castalia, veterans of the Herrick Library series, will make its first appearance on the Free@3 programs at First Reformed Church, 630 State St. The concert will be 3 p.m. Sunday. Mary Scanlan, retired professor from Grand Rapids Community College, is pianist for the group. Cellist Alicia Stegink Eppinga, assistant principal of the Grand Rapids Symphony and a former Holland native, the GRS’ Principal Violist Leslie Van Becker, and Holland’s Jennifer Walvoord, violinist, are the ensemble’s string players.  (More)

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