GRCC In the News, 1-14-14

General Motors craftsmen take pride in new vehicles

Jan. 13, 2014; The Register Citizen (Torrington, Conn.)

The auto show isn’t just about new cars. It is also about pride.

… Designers, engineers and the craftsmen all make extensive use of the latest in computer technology, but it is still important to see the final piece in three dimensions, said (Beth Anne) Hall, who signed up for a United Auto Workers apprenticeship as a pattern-maker after working as a summer employee at the GM plant in Grand Rapids. She also attends Grand Rapids Community College.

Annual Ice Sculpting Competition draws ingenuity, challenges

Jan. 11, 2014; The Holland Sentinel

Holland, Mich. — What’s that old joke? If you don’t like Michigan’s weather wait five minutes?

… “It is a good sign that it’s snowing instead of raining,” Grand Rapids Community College ice carving coach Bob Schultz said about midway point of the competitors’ carving time Saturday afternoon.

Muskegon Community College sports recap: Wrestling places 6th at National Duals

Jan. 13, 2014; MLive

… MEN’S BASKETBALL: The Jayhawks’ losing streak hit four games after a pair of losses to Lake Michigan College, 66-62 on Jan. 8, and Kalamazoo Valley Community College, 73-62 on Jan. 11.

… MCC will try and turn things around when it travels to Grand Rapids Community College on Wednesday, Jan. 15.

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