GRCC In the News, 11-25-13

Colleges partner with GR Community Foundation on scholarship packages

Nov. 24, 2013; mibiz.com

Incentives offered by four West Michigan colleges are helping make a college degree more of a reality for students attending Westwood Middle School and Harrison Park School.

Earlier this month, officials with Aquinas College, Ferris State University, Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Valley State University announced the creation of scholarship packages at their respective schools to support the Grand Rapids Community Foundations Challenge Scholars program.

Editorial: New scholarship a game-changer for Grand Rapids students

Nov. 22, 2013; MLive

Four institutions of higher learning are making an important investment in one of our community’s greatest assets, as their four presidents announced Nov. 8.

… Joining the Grand Rapids Community Foundations multi-million dollar initiative focusing upon students at three West Side elementary schools are four local institutions of higher learning: Aquinas College, Grand Valley State University, Ferris State University and Grand Rapids Community College.

Marine surprises family at Ford Field

Nov. 24, 2013; WOOD TV

DETROIT (WOOD) – A family of Lions fans got the best present possible for Thanksgiving: a family member, serving overseas, returning home.

… Marine Captain Josh Munsee and Michelle Munsee are from the Grand Rapids area and are lifelong Detroit Lions fans. Josh Munsee attended classes at GRCC and GVSU. The Munsees have three children; Becca (age 5), Henry (age 3), and Anna Grace (10 months).

GRCC volleyball can’t defend national title, finishes 6th at NJCAA tournament

Nov. 23, 2013; MLive

TOLEDO, OHIO — Grand Rapids Community College volleyball coach Chip Will acknowledged it would have been great to win back-to-back titles, but he is extremely pleased with how his young team played in a sixth-place finish at this week’s national tournament

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