GRCC In the News, 7-22-13

Obituaries Today: Jacob Casey Cooper, 20, killed in Kent County motorcycle crash

July 21, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Jacob Casey Cooper lived life to the fullest.

… He was a Forest Hills Northern alumnus, and had been attending Grand Rapids Community College.

College scholarships: Six Ottawa County students win $1,000 each at IChallengeU competition

July 20, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Team Zeeland Farm Services beat out five other teams of Ottawa County students Friday, July 19, for $1,000 college scholarships as the two-week long futurePREP IChallengeU program concluded.

… IChallengeU, part of OAISD’s futurePREP program,connects students with local businesses for real world experiences. Ottawa and Careerline Tech Center students have the opportunity to earn college credits through Grand Rapids Community College while developing solutions to business problems that corporations and other organizations struggle with daily.

First Ever GRCC Honors Program Campus Adventure

The Honors Program and the Department of Experiential Learning wanted to inform the GRCC community that on Wednesday, July 24th, incoming Honors program students will be participating in the first ever Honors Campus Adventure!  They will learn about the Honors program from faculty, former, and current students, and will explore campus in a scavenger hunt-style event!

They will be broken up into color teams, so if you see a group a students running around campus with matching bandannas, they’re some of our new students!
They’ll be moving around the main campus between 10:00 and 11:30 am. Check out the Honor’s program Facebook page for pictures of this fun, new event!