GRCC in the News – 4/21/11

GRCC Budget Scenarios Take In Possible State Funding Cuts
WOOD Radio | Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Governor proposed flat appropriation for 2 year schools, Senate Committee called for 3.4% cut Wednesday. Executive team member says various models are being developed to implement when final concensus is reached.  (More)

Community College Cuts
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 | WOOD Radio | Paul Cicchini WOOD Radio News Team

A Michigan Senate committee recommends cutting community college funding by about 3.4 percent. The Republican-led Senate Appropriations Committee approved the $10 million cut Wednesday by an 11-5 vote along party lines.  (More)

Editorial: Press’ picks for the Grand Rapids Public School Board in the May 3 election
Published: Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 7:00 AM | The Grand Rapids Press Editorial Board

Some may see the upcoming election as a matter solely for parents with children in public schools. That attitude could explain the traditionally dismal voter turnout for school elections. […] Raynard Ross is a former police officer and juvenile justice professional who runs the pre-college Upward Bound program at Grand Rapids Community College.  (More)

Holland’s Nicole TenBrink cracks Northwood tennis’ international mold
By DAN D’ADDONA | The Holland Sentinel | Posted Apr 21, 2011 @ 05:00 AM

Holland, MI — Everything in Nicole TenBrink’s tennis career has been a battle. […] It wasn’t easy. After graduating from Holland, TenBrink joined the team at Grand Rapids Community College, then transferred to Northwood as a junior to major in business and fashion.  (More)

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