GRCC In the News, 6-27-13

Floyd Mayweather, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez bask in fan support during Grand Rapids press tour stop

June 26, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS — Floyd Mayweather and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez have decided not to wait until Sept. 14 to start putting on a show.
…Some 4,000 onlookers crammed Houseman Field’s south bleachers and sidelines on a sun-splashed Wednesday afternoon to witness the third stop in the exhaustive 11-city, nine-day press tour in advance of the Mayweather-Alvarez blockbuster.
(Houseman Field is home to GRCC’s football team).

WCCC chief announces retirement timeline

June 27, 2013; MLive

PITTSBURGH, PA — Westmoreland County Community College President Daniel Obara told trustees Wednesday night that he will retire next summer when his contract with the college ends.
…Obara, 70, of Hempfield, was hired in 1996 as vice president of academic affairs and student services. He was named president of the college that enrolls more than 6,000 students in April 2009, succeeding former president Steven Ender.

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