GRCC in the News – 1/27/12

Grand Rapids area experts say childhood profanity is no laughing matter, despite laughs on ‘Modern Family’
Published: Friday, January 27, 2012, 10:32 AM | Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — Where’s my #$@%!& Play-Doh?! Preschoolers can be such potty mouths. When cute little Lily dropped the “F-bomb” last week on ABC’s sitcom “Modern Family,” one of her parents was horrified. The other couldn’t stop laughing. […] “It’s not just on TV,” said JaneAnn Benson, director of the Grand Rapids Community College Laboratory Preschool, where teachers-to-be learn about early education in a real preschool setting.  (More)

Right Place local representative to help grow Ionia County’s businesses, economy
By Jon Szerlag | The Ionia Sentinel-Standard | Posted Jan 26, 2012 @ 10:44 PM

IONIA, Mich. — After forming a relationship with the Ionia County Economic Alliance, the Right Place has taken the first step of the agreement by placing Jennifer Wangler to help grow the county’s economy exclusively. […] She also served as a business service professional for Grand Rapids Community College, where her role was to support businesses in West Michigan and support their needs for growth.  (More)

Forecast: Patchy ice from overnight drizzle, freezing rain possible today
Published: Friday, January 27, 2012, 5:14 AM | Grand Rapids Press

Light snow combined with overnight freezing rain and drizzle were expected to make roads icy in some places from Grand Rapids to Kalamazoo and to the east. […] Caption: Freezing rain and snow earlier this winter created slippery conditions on sidewalks around Grand Rapids Community College.  (More)

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