GRCC in the News – 7/5/12

Adam Watts, chef de cuisine of Jax Boulder, on brotherhood, fat and the baggie of weed
By Lori Midson Tue., Jul. 3 2012 at 4:23 PM | Denver Westword

Cycling makes you hungry, says Adam Watts. The former professional pedaler, who spent the majority of his teen years cycling around the world as part of the Junior Olympic Mountain Bike team, grew up in a food-focused family, but wasn’t a fixture at the dinner table. […] But he made it there eventually, enrolling in a two-year program at Secchia Institute for Culinary Education in Grand Rapids before skipping off to Edinburgh, Scotland, for a job at Rhubarb, in the swanky Prestonfield Hotel.  (More)

Triathlon: Todd Lawrence qualifies for worlds
10:21 PM, Jul 3, 2012 | By Paul Costanzo | Port Huron Times Herald

Todd Lawrence thought he may have missed his chance to qualify for the World Ironman 70.3 Championship when he was passed late in the Syracuse, N.Y. qualifier. […] Sometimes he puts them all together, sometimes he has to spread them out as he is a student at Grand Rapids Community College studying to be an occupational therapy assistant, and has a part-time job at Olive Garden. (More)

Notable: New recruiter,.Corporal Michael Kuite
Ludington Daily News | Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Since the beginning of June, Ludington has had Corporal Michael Kuite as its new Marine recruiter. Cpl. Kuite grew up in Holland and graduated from Holland High School. He enlisted in the Marines in 2007 after attending Grand Rapids Community College for a year. (More)

Reminder: Ford Fieldhouse Fitness and Cardio Room Closed for Two Weeks

[CORRECTED] The fitness and cardio room in the Ford Fieldhouse, (room 102) will be closed from Monday, July 9, 2012 through Friday, July 20, 2012 for annual detailed cleaning and heavy equipment maintenance. The remainder of the facility will remain open and available as scheduled. Please note this time frame is a best guess, and is to some extent dependent on weather conditions through the period.