GRCC in the News: 1/28/11

Advanced battery maker will pay to train thousands at Grand Rapids Community College
By Lindsey Smith | News for Michigan | Michigan Radio

Construction is underway on a huge plant in Holland that will eventually produce hundreds of thousands of battery packs for electric vehicles, including the Chevy Volt. Under a new agreement signed this week, Grand Rapids Community College will help train potential employees for the company, LG Chem.  (More)

Rob Bliss responds to Newsweek, announces plans for a major spring event
Published: Thursday, January 27, 2011, 12:02 PM | Rachael Recker | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS – Rob Bliss, coordinator of flash mob-like community events that attract thousands to the downtown area, was more than a little perplexed at Newsweek’s recent judgment of Grand Rapids as the nation’s 10th-most “dying” city.  (More)

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