After 40 years, passion still there for Grand Rapids Catholic Central tennis coach
Mlive October 9, 2012 GRAND RAPIDS, MI – After 40 years of coaching and more than 500 wins, Grand Rapids Catholic Central tennis coach Patricia Williams isn’t quite ready for retirement…Williams’ passions aren’t limited to athletics. She excelled at math and that discipline remains a significant part of her life as a professional math tutor at Davenport University and teacher at Grand Rapids Community College.
Undocumented students are finding ways to attend West Michigan colleges in growing numbers
Mlive October 17, 2012 at 8:11 AM
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — After attending elementary and high school, a young woman who calls herself “Laura” thought things might get a little more complicated once she started planning for college. Unlike most of the other students filling out their college applications, Laura is in the United States illegally.
With graduation around the corner, West Michigan college students vying for jobs
Mlive October 16, 2012
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — With a stack of resumes in hand, Brendon Binder scanned over the list of businesses gathered for Grand Valley State University’s job fair Tuesday, wondering what he could do to catch the eye of a prospective employer…The job fair was open to students and alumni from 10 colleges throughout West Michigan, including Aquinas College, Baker College, Hope College and Grand Rapids Community College.