GRCC In the News, 12-13-13

GRCC to award 76 certificates at job training graduation ceremony

Dec. 12, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – More than seventy students will receive certificates next week during Grand Rapids Community Colleges job training graduation ceremony.

GRCC eyes budget cuts as officials project $2.2 million drop in tuition revenue

Dec. 13, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Enrollment is expected to drop next semester at Grand Rapids Community College, and administrators are looking at ways to offset the resulting decline in tuition revenue.

New career liaison program prepares students for post-high school training opportunities

Dec. 12, 2013;

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced a new partnership with a network of community colleges that will promote training opportunities for in-demand careers to Michigan high school students.

… The regional career liaisons will be housed at the following organizations: Alpena Community College, Bay de Noc Community College, Delta College, Grand Rapids Community College, Jackson College, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Lansing Community College, Mott Community College, North Central Michigan College, and The Workforce Intelligence Network.

Obama aides visit, tout community college grants

Dec. 12, 2013; The Detroit News

Warren David Myles said it wasn’t long ago his future looked bleak. He lost his job as a delivery truck driver, his wife was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and the bank foreclosed on his home.

… During the visit, they announced the award of a $24.9 million, four-year grant to a MCC-led coalition of eight community colleges, including Grand Rapids Community College, Lansing Community College and Schoolcraft College.

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