Secchia Institute Culinary Students Learn About Wisconsin Cheese – Photos


Earlier this week, GRCC’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education hosted a representative of the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board to lecture on the cheese-making process and rigorous standards maintained by the state for its cheese producers.  Full album of photos available here.

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GRCC in the News – 11/23/11

Brother donates half his liver to save dying sister in a ‘miracle on the boulevard’
Published: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 6:56 AM | Grand Rapids Press

GRANDVILLE — Amanda Haynes is giving thanks for a long list of blessings this Thanksgiving — starting with her brother, Brian, who saved her from death by donating 65 percent of his liver. […] Since she was 13, Amanda has suffered from Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease that is linked to a problem with the body’s immune system response. It has interrupted her studies at Grand Rapids Community College three times. But the condition never caused her skin or eyes to turn yellow.  (More)

Michigan Gets Nation’s Largest Share Of HUD Sustainable Communities Awards
November 22, 2011 5:16 PM | CBS Detroit

LANSING — U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan Tuesday announced the recipients of the 2011 Sustainable Communities Grants, including the nation’s largest combined total of $7.1 million in grants to Michigan. […] Partners include Grand Valley Metro Council, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids Community College, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority, Grand Rapids Parking Services, The Rapid, Grand Valley State University, Michigan Street Corridor Association, Frey Foundation, Dyer-Ives Foundation, Grand Rapids SmartZone, MSHDA, Grand Rapids Community Development Department, and the Grand Rapids Community Foundation.  (More)

Officials ‘encouraged’ by proposed Muskegon wind-energy center
Published: Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 10:19 AM | Grand Rapids Press

MUSKEGON — The coalescence of a deep-water commercial port, a wind energy consortium and interested lakefront property owners is generating cautious support for a wind-energy manufacturing and shipping center in Muskegon. […] He also pointed to the collaborative work with Muskegon Community College and Grand Rapids Community College in preparing the wind-energy work force.  (More)