GRCC In the News, 1-20-14

GRCC Using Google Glass as Teaching Tool

Jan. 17, 2014; WOOD Radio

Google’s technologically-advanced eyewear, Google Glass, is shaping programs at universities and colleges around the country, including in West Michigan.

Grand Rapids Community College is now part of the Google Glass Explorer program and is using the device as a teaching tool.

Ferris State to spend up to $75k to study whether diversity services are up to par

Jan. 17, 2014; MLive

BIG RAPIDS, MI – Ferris State University wants to know if there’s anything it can do to provide a more welcoming, inclusive environment for its diverse student body, and administrators are turning to a consultant can help them find an answer.

… Other schools, such as Grand Rapids Community College, have also commissioned diversity studies. Pilgrim said the university has not yet chosen a firm to conduct the study.

Top 5 things to do in Grand Rapids include Travel and RV Show, Winter Jam, Nuclear Cowboyz

Jan. 19, 2014; MLive

… As part of the 28th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration activities in West Michigan, Chuck D, former leader and co-founder of the rap group Public Enemy, is scheduled as the keynote speaker at the GRCC Ford Fieldhouse, 111 Lyon St. NE.

2014 Giant Award winners to be honored at annual ceremony

Jan. 19, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Grand Rapids Community College will take time out Jan. 25 for its annual celebration honoring a special group of leaders in the black community.

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