GRCC in the News – 9/19/11

How to find practical ways to talk about substance abuse with your family
Published: Monday, September 19, 2011, 5:58 AM | Sue Thoms | The Grand Rapids Press

What does practicing ballet steps with your little girl have to do with talking about alcohol and drug abuse? More than you might think, Corey Jefferson says. […] The couple have two daughters: Peyton, 17, a freshman at Grand Rapids Community College, and Kendell, 14, a sophomore at Wyoming Park High School.  (More)

Enrollment at Muskegon Community College down slightly this fall
Published: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 9:25 PM | Brian McVicar | The Muskegon Chronicle

MUSKEGON — Enrollment dropped slightly at Muskegon Community College this fall, mirroring a statewide trend that has seen fewer people sign up for classes at two-year schools as assistance for retraining displaced workers has dried up. […] Grand Rapids Community College was predicting fewer students, too.  (More)

Grand Rapids Community College lineman dominate in 73-14 win
Published: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 6:04 PM | Dean Holzwarth | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — The offensive line rarely gets the credit it deserves. But after the Grand Rapids Community College football team decimated Ellsworth Community College 73-14 on Saturday afternoon at Houseman Field, the play of the offensive line was all anyone wanted to talk about.  (More)

Crash victim Lizaro Linares is recovering from his injuries
By HEIDI FENTON | The Holland Sentinel | Posted Sep 16, 2011 @ 11:25 PM

Holland — Lizaro Linares, his younger sister, Amy, and several friends were ready to celebrate the beginning of summer Memorial Day weekend as they traveled from Holland to Grand Rapids for a night of dinner and dancing. […] But next spring, Linares plans to return to Grand Rapids Community College to figure out his career path and finish his education.  (More)

ArtPrize 2011: Guide to neighborhoods and The Hub
Published: Friday, September 16, 2011, 12:21 PM | Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk | The GR Press

Nearly 1,600 works of art will be on display at Meijer Gardens and in venues located within a 3-square-mile district in downtown Grand Rapids bordered by Leonard Street to the north, Wealthy Street in the south, College Avenue on the east and Straight Avenue/Alpine Avenue on the west. […] Hillside Neighborhood: Participants also include The Medical Mile, Grand Rapids Community College and the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum.  (More)

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