GRCC in the News – 9/27/11

Grand Rapids Community College receives $2 million federal grant to target unprepared students
Published: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 7:00 PM | Monica Scott | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS – Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) has received a grant award of nearly $2 million from the U. S. Department of Education to increase the number of students who stay in college and graduate with a degree.  (More)

GRCC program targets academically unprepared students
By Staff reports | The Holland Sentinel | Posted Sep 27, 2011 @ 04:48 PM

Grand Rapids — Grand Rapids Community College received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education Title III program to increase the number of students who stay in college and graduate with a degree. The program will focus on helping developmental education students or those needing extra courses and support to be successful college students.  (More)

Davenport, GRCC Partnering on Nursing Program
WOOD Radio | Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Davenport University and Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) are signing an articulation agreement that will allow GRCC nursing students, working toward their associate degree in nursing, to complete courses toward a bachelor’s degree at Davenport while simultaneously continuing classes at GRCC.  (More)

Davenport, GRCC sign nursing deal – Dual enrollment program benefits students
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011, 2:03 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – GRCC nursing students can now complete courses toward a bachelor’s degree at Davenport while continuing their classes at GRCC under an agreement signed Tuesday.  (More)

Haley named NSIC Offensive Player of the Week
By Derek Martin, Sports Editor | Crookston Daily Times | Posted Sep 27, 2011 @ 10:36 AM

CROOKSTON, Minn. — Golden Eagle junior running back Richard Haley has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his 237 rushing yards on 43 carries against MSU Moorhead Saturday. The Detroit, Mich. native and Grand Rapids Community College transfer averaged 5.5 yards per carry and scored a touchdown in Minnesota, Crookston’s 29-22 overtime loss to the Dragons.  (More)

ArtPrize exhibition center review: GVSU is an exhibit worth our gratitude
Published: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 1:23 PM | Joseph Becherer | The Grand Rapids Press

Any visit to a Grand Valley State University campus or building is certain to be an art adventure. The university’s commitment to place students, staff and visitors in direct contact with original works of art has led to an astonishing permanent collection that lives, breathes and grows. […] Multi-dimensional: Emily Purwin, 19, a Grand Rapids Community College student looks at “Galatea,” a bronze by Adam Schulz.  (More)

Edye Evans Hyde Named West Michigan Jazz Musician of the Year
Posted September 22, 2011 | Hope College Press Release

HOLLAND – Edye Evans Hyde of the Hope College music faculty has been named the 2011 Musician of the Year by the West Michigan Jazz Society. […] A 1975 graduate of Creston High School in Grand Rapids, she holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Aquinas College, has taught K-12 vocal music, and also served as the assistant director of admissions at Grand Rapids Community College.  (More)

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