GRCC In the News, 9-11-13

GRCC attributes 4.9 percent drop in enrollment to improving regional economy

Sept. 10, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Campus is a little emptier this fall at Grand Rapids Community College.

With enrollment down 4.9 percent at GRCC, see how other Michigan community colleges compare

Sept. 10, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Enrollment was down by 4.9 percent at Grand Rapids Community College this fall, but it was far from the only two-year institution to see fewer students sign up for class.

Syria expert breaks down how it affects West Mi

Sept. 10, 2013; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) — Keith St. Clair, a Middle East expert and professor at Grand Rapids Community College, explains how Syria affects West Michigan, and why. He explains the basics you need to know in less than two minutes.

College notes: Harbor’s Vandermus named MIAA defensive player of the week

Sept. 10, 2013; The Petoskey News

… Sophomore outside hitter Tayler Friend had 10 kills and three digs for Grand Rapids Community College during a Michigan Community College Athletic Association win over Kalamamazoo Valley Community College, 25-20, 23-25, 25-19, 25-18.

Men’s Golf Finishes 6th at IWU Invitational


MARION, Ind. — The Taylor men’s golf team improved on day two of the Indiana Wesleyan Fall Invitational but couldn’t gain enough ground to move up in the standings as the Trojans finished 6th in the 11 team field.

… Indiana Wesleyan claimed the tournament title with a two-day total of 602 (302-300) while Grand Rapids Community College finished 2nd and Bethel finished 3rd. Taylor did best Mount Vernon Nazarene (311) and Spring Arbor (312) on the day but Taylor’s deficit from day one was too much to overcome to move up the leaderboard as Mount Vernon Nazarene claimed 4th place and Spring Arbor finished 5th.

Davenport brothers, long-time doubles partners, hope final season together is a winner

Sept. 10, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Brothers Zac and Tyler Chambers have been doubles partners so long that arguing has long been replaced by reflection.

… The two years at NorthPointe Christian were followed by a two-year break as Zac went to Grand Rapids Community College before the pair were reunited last season and went 20-7.

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