GRCC In the News, 9-6-13

GRCC chef to attempt 200-plus-foot sugar ribbon pull

Sept. 5, 2013; The Holland Sentinel

Grand Rapids — Chef Gilles Renusson, a professor with Grand Rapids Community College’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education, will do his annual 200-plus-foot pulled sugar ribbon up the Fountain Street hill at 7 p.m. on Sept. 6.

Women’s combat boots on display at GRCC, ArtPrize

Sept. 5, 2013; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) — A group of female service members are sharing their war stories through boots.

An exhibit titled, “Her Boots: Step Up for the Stand Down” was unveiled at Grand Rapids Community College Thursday.

Nicholas Loren Vocal Competition showcase is Sunday

Sept. 5, 2013; The Holland Sentinel

Holland — The top 10 finalists and winners of the 2013 Nicholas Loren Vocal Competition will perform a showcase concert of operatic arias Sunday in an intimate gallery setting of the Holland Area Arts Council.

… Accompanist Dr. Ken Bos from Grand Rapids Community College will be paired with each soloist.

10 emerging female leaders nominated for young professional Athena Award in Grand Rapids

Sept. 5, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Women in local law, construction, marketing, banking and business incubation are part of the 2013 class of finalists for the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Athena Young Professional Award.

… Jenny Luth, Clark Communications

(Article doesn’t mention it, but Jenny Luth attended GRCC.)

Meijer Gardens Curates Glass-Based Exhibition Coinciding With ArtPrize

Sept. 5, 2013; Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.)

Coinciding with the fifth annual ArtPrize competition, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will host 25 artists from across North America, Europe and Asia in, “Shattered: Contemporary Sculpture in Glass.” This group exhibition explores the creative, conceptual and formal aspects of contemporary glass sculpture.

… The exhibition “Shattered: Contemporary Sculpture in Glass” is made possible by: The Meijer Foundation, The Louis and Helen Padnos Foundation, William Padnos, the Daniel & Pamella DeVos Foundation, Habatat Gallery, Grand Rapids Sister-City InternationalPerugia Committee, Grand Rapids Community College and Botanic and Sculpture Societies of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.