GRCC In the News, 10-4-13

Thompson M-Tech offers courses for veterans under GI Bill

Oct. 3, 2013; The Holland Sentinel

Holland — The Ottawa Area Intermediate School District’s Thompson M-TEC, 6364 136th Ave., is now an approved Veterans Administration GI Bill facility, meaning veterans who qualify for the GI funding can use their benefit to take classes at Thompson M-TEC.

… Thompson M-TEC is a collaborative venture of Grand Rapids Community College and the OAISD. It offers a variety of college and non-college credit adult programming.

Yavapai College names new vice president

Oct. 3, 2013; Prescott Valley Tribune (Ariz.)

Yavapai College has hired Stuart Blacklaw, Ph.D., as its new vice president of instruction and student services.

… After 12 years as a full-time faculty member, Blacklaw became the associate dean for curriculum and assessment at Jefferson Community College in Watertown, NY, and later served a similar role as a dean at Monroe Community College in Rochester. Blacklaw also served as an assistant dean in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Grand Rapids Community College.

Local athletes compete at collegiate level

Oct. 1, 2013; cadillacnews.com

… Grand Rapids Community College freshman Katlyn Agren (Cadillac H.S.) was part of the Raiders’ 3-0 win over Ancilla on Tuesday in Grand Rapids. Agren recorded two kills, an ace and eight digs against the Chargers.

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