GRCC In the News, 9-16-13

Benefit planned in honor of a West Michigan Chef

Sept. 13,2013; WZZM

Comstock Park (WZZM) – It’s no secret that Grand Rapids is a foodie town and there is no shortage of wonderful chefs.

… Chef Mark Noseda, best known for his menus at Twisted Rooster and Crooked Goose, died unexpectedly August 16th of a heart attack. He was about to open a new restaurant in Port Huron.

In his memory, area chefs have pulled together to start a Chef Mark Noseda Scholarship fund. The scholarship will help students attend GRCC’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education.

Article in Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Current newsletter

Fall 2013 issue

An article about the Eugene and Jean Lyons family mentions son Kevin Lyons, circulation and course reserve specialist at GRCC’s Library & Learning Commons, and son David Lyons, an adjunct professor in the English department.

Cougars Beat Grand Rapids

Sept. 16, 2013;

Tyler Middleton of Port Elgin had a successful outing on the mound for Kalamazoo Valley Community College on Sunday, September 15, 2013.

Middleton, a freshman, threw one inning in relief allowing just one hit and no runs in a 9-3 win over Grand Rapids Community College. It was the final game for the KVCC Cougars in the JUCO Showcase Tournament held in Battle Creek, Michigan over the weekend.

GRCC Class Turns Grand Rapids into Gymnasium

Sept. 12, 2013; WMEAC blog

A new class at Grand Rapids Community College is using the city as its fitness course, helping students shape up their bodies while learning about sustainability and wellness. Urban Eco Trek, which was first announced last March, brings students out of the campus’ Ford Fieldhouse and into Grand Rapids for city exploration.


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