GRCC in the News – 11/3/11

GRCC volleyball team reloads despite heavy graduation losses
Published: Thursday, November 03, 2011, 9:30 AM | Grand Rapids Press

Chip Will refused to think of the 2011 fall campaign as rebuilding for the Grand Rapids Community College volleyball program. Consider it reloading. The Raiders went from a 35-3 season last fall to a 28-5 record this year despite the loss of eight key players. They also have a legitimate shot at another trip to nationals, which are Nov. 17-19 in Toledo, Ohio.  (More)

Restaurant Week Grand Rapids rolls out the welcome mat for foodies
Published: Thursday, November 03, 2011, 6:00 AM | Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — Yee Lam Fung Nykamp is of Chinese descent but grew up learning the languages of other cultures thanks to her dad’s world-traveling job. She also learned that people don’t just express themselves through words — they also communicate through cuisine. […] Last year, 57 restaurants participated in the event, which generated an estimated $1.2 million in additional sales at area restaurants and raised more than $19,000 to establish a new culinary program scholarship at Grand Rapids Community College’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education.  (More)

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