GRCC In the News, 6-7-13

Radio interview

May 16, 2013; WJRW

Interview with Mike Faber, associate director of GRCC’s Older Learner Center, about the Senior Leadership and Grandparent/Grandchild Summer Wellness Day Camp programs.

GRCC fast tracks incoming students with free summer program

June 6, 2013; Grand Rapids Business Journal

Want to go to Grand Rapids Community College for free this summer?

It could happen by using GRCC’s Fast Track program, a three-week session that helps incoming students become college-ready in the areas of reading, writing and math. It allows students to save time and money by bypassing remedial courses.

GRCC to help prepare graduates for jobs with Ready Now!

June 6, 2013; The Holland Sentinel

Grand Rapids — Grand Rapids Community College will be working with other organizations to give Kent County youth employment skills and training to interview for jobs and internships.

Paddling to the next level: Jeff Neumann, avid canoer, kayaker, opens business

June 7, 2013; MLive

Jeff Neumann is no stranger to canoes. He got his first taste of paddling as a 10-year-old boy, in Quincy, Ill. That’s where he and a cousin lashed two canoes together and spent idyllic days floating in protected waters along the Mississippi River.

… Today, at 53, Neumann still loves the allure of a quiet paddle, the natural scenery along rivers in Michigan. So much so, the former Grand Rapids Community College electronics instructor launched a guided canoe and kayak business upon retiring from teaching.

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