GRCC In the News, 8-21-13

Twisted Rooster chef Mark Noseda passes away unexpectedly of a heart attack

Aug. 20, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Chef Mark Noseda, of popular Grand Rapids-area restaurants Twisted Rooster and Crooked Goose, passed away suddenly of a heart attack on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. He was 35.

… His family and significant other, Heather Halligan, are starting the Chef Mark Noseda Scholarship fund, to help students attend GRCC’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education, according to a press release.

Woman: Man with gun said he was hit man

Aug. 21, 2013; WOOD TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – A woman told police that a man claiming to be a hit man and fired a gun in a Grand Rapids Community College parking ramp.

CW’s ‘Capture’ is brutal, dirty, tough say Grand Rapids team returning tonight

Aug. 20, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The film “The Hunger Games” depicts a tough, survival-of-the-fittest contest in a troubled future.

… James (Wallington), a 2009 graduate of Grand Rapids Community College, and Rebecca, a student at Michigan State University, have managed to avoid capture through the second and third episode.

Tiger volleyball team ranked No. 1

Aug. 21, 2013; The Winfield Courier

Winner of 76 of the past 79 matches and a participant in each of the last two National Junior College Athletic Association Division II national title games, the Cowley College volleyball team is ranked No. 1 in the 2013 national preseason poll.

… After capturing the programs first national championship during the 2011 season, Cowley ran its winning streak to 60 straight matches before losing its only match of the 2012 season against Grand Rapids Community College in the national title game. Grand Rapids is ranked second in the national preseason poll.

Baylor football: Baylor tight ends contribute in ways fans may not notice

Aug. 20, 2013; The Waco Tribune (Texas)

Baylor tight ends Jordan Najvar, Jerod Monk and Gus Penning aren’t the flashy guys who can burn defenses with an 80-yard touchdown catch.

… After playing high school football in Jenison, Mich., (Gus) Penning redshirted at Grand Rapids Community College in 2011 before the program disbanded. He transferred to Riverside Community College where he caught 31 passes for 425 yards and three touchdowns last season.

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