GRCC in the News – 10/19/11

Limited job training dollars for laid off workers could be blamed for enrollment slips at Mott Community College
Published: Monday, October 17, 2011, 8:00 AM | Beata Mostafavi | Flint Journal

FLINT, Michigan — Laid off in 2007 after working 20 years at a logistics company, Flint resident Sonia Harris turned to a place she hadn’t been to in decades — school.  (More)

Profile: Grand Rapids Civic Theater queen ‘Miss Susan’ Strohmer
Published: Sunday, October 16, 2011, 6:35 AM | Terri Finch Hamilton | The Grand Rapids Press

Every year on her birthday, Susan Strohmer goes to Toys R Us, where they’ll announce your name over the speaker on your special day. […] She studied theater and interior design at Grand Rapids Community College. She volunteered at Spectrum Theatre, learning everything from lighting to costume design.  (More)

Individuals involved in “Occupy Grand Rapids” on “Here and Now”
By Lindsey Smith | Michigan Radio | 11:29am | Tue October 18, 2011

39-year-old Richard Ertle and 23-year-old Ryan Gillikin share their thoughts today on WBUR’s nationally syndicated “Here and Now” program. […] Ertle is a student at Grand Rapids Community College studying network administration. I’ve seen him at the occupy protests downtown every time I’ve visited or biked by.  (More)

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