GRCC In the News, 2-7-14

GRCC offers Career Coach tool to community

Feb. 6, 2014; News International

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Looking to take your career in a new direction? Grand Rapids Community College offers a free online tool that will let you explore potential careers.

GRCC partners with Saugatuck High School on career exploration program

Feb. 5, 2014; News International

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Community College will help Saugatuck High School sophomores zero in on how their abilities and talents line up with their plans for the future when the students visit the campus on Feb. 6 as part of a new approach to career exploration.

‘American Idol’ Season 13: Grand Rapids native Maurice Townsend advances to next round

Feb. 6, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Hollywood week has begun on the 13th season of American Idol and Grand Rapids native Maurice Townsend has made it through another round.

(Article doesn’t mention it, but Maurice Townsend attended GRCC.)

Mid Michigan Community College wins for seventh time in a row as it bests Alma College JV

Feb. 6, 2014; The Morning Sun (Mount Pleasant)

Just one month ago, the Mid Michigan Community men’s basketball team dropped to 5-12 after a home defeat to Grand Rapids Community College.

Meet the Newest Wildcats

Feb. 6, 2014;

While winter’s end may seem anything but near as a blanket of snow covers Manhattan, Kan., the buzz of the upcoming football season was heard throughout all of the Vanier Football Complex yesterday morning.

… (Terrell) Clinkscales started his collegiate career at Grand Rapids Community College where he helped GRCC finish with an 11-0 record and No. 3 national ranking before transferring to Dodge City Community College. At Dodge City, the 6-foot-4, 315-pound lineman recorded 40 tackles with 7.5 for loss and 3.5 sacks and was rated the nation’s fourth-best junior college defensive tackle by ESPN.

Hopsin, Funk Volume Crew to revisit West Michigan fans

Feb. 6, 2014: The Lanthorn (GVSU student newspaper)

With all of the success both Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar have experienced as of late, it would seem pointless for another rapper to even try to attack their credibility as artists. But for West Coast MC Marcus Hopson better known by his stage name, Hopsin this is the exact methodology that has gained him the vehement cult following he holds today.

… One component of the live shows that DJ Hoppa is referring to is Hopsin’s atypical form of crowd surfing, in which he walks on top of the crowd while performing, relying solely on the ankle-gripping hands of fans to support his body. According to Grand Rapids Community College student John Iseler, who attended Hopsin’s most recent Grand Rapids performance, it’s this type of intimate interaction with the crowd that sets his shows apart.

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