Rising demand for associate’s degrees invigorates GRCC
November 30, 2012; Grand Rapids Business Journal
Getting an associate’s degree might be good enough.
Michigan State University’s annual survey by its Collegiate Employment Research Institute revealed big job opportunity gains have been made by those with associates degrees.
Finalists for Armen Oumedian’s Armen Awards announced
November 30, 2012; Kettering Magazine
November 29, 2012 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. North End Community Ministry, Family Promise and East Leonard Elementary are among the eight West Michigan organizations that will benefit from service learning projects designed by the finalists for Grand Rapids Community Colleges annual Armen Awards.
Review: ‘Next to Normal’ at Actors’ Theatre is intense, tender portrayal of struggling family
November 30, 2012; MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI The current production at Actors Theatre may be called Next to Normal, but Id say its pretty darn close to fantastic.
Earn a Degree in Water from Grand Rapids Community College
November 29, 2012; WMEAC blog
Ever wonder what it takes to work in a water treatment facility? Students in West Michigan now have the opportunity to pursue a degree in Water Environmental Technology (WET) through an articulation agreement between Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) and Delta College, located near Bay City, Michigan. There is also an agreement with Bay College in Escanaba, Michigan for a similar degree. The program is designed to prepare students for entry into the water and wastewater field, most often working for municipal treatment plants, but with opportunities existing in engineering firms, laboratories, and state and local agencies as well.