GRCC Hosts University of Michigan STEM Summer Camp for Primary School Students (Photos)

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Last week, GRCC was the site of a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) Summer Camp organized by the University of Michigan.  The preparatory program was designed to get students ready for the challenging college programs in those career fields.  GRCC Interim Associate Dean / Chemistry Professor William Faber was the liaison who helped the camp take shape and was involved in judging the presentations made by the students on the final day.

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Students in the camp learned about everything from solar energy to the science behind music engineering.

For more information on the partnership, go here.

Congratulations to GRCC Nursing Alum Nancy Shafer Grinnell on Top Honors for Department

Nancy Shafer Grinnell graduated from GRCC in 1976 as an LPN and currently works as an RN and CRRN (certified rehabilitation RN) with Mecosta County Medical Center. Nancy is an RN in the Mecosta County Medical Center Inpatient Rehabilitation Department which was just honored for being in the top ten percent in the nation for the second year in a row.

For the full press release from Mecosta County Medical Center, see below… Continue reading

GRCC in the News – 8/6/12

How Grand Rapids Community College is trying to boost student performance
Published: Friday, August 03, 2012, 11:05 AM | Grand Rapids Press | By Brian McVicar

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Developmental education courses have long been a barrier to success for students at Grand Rapids Community College, but administrators are hoping several new initiatives will help change that.  (More)