GRCC In the News, 2-20-14

How GRCC students perform after transferring to four-year schools

Feb. 29, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Here’s one trend Grand Rapids Community College is proud of: Its students are continuing to perform better at the four-year universities they transfer to.

GVSU, GRCC partner on exercise science program

Feb. 29, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Valley State University have partnered to make it easier for students to transfer between the two institutions and earn a bachelor’s degree in clinical exercise science.

Some college students could get part of possible $15 million Higher One settlement

Feb. 20, 2014; MLive

LANSING — College students at a number of institutions across Michigan are potentially in line to benefit from a settlement in a multi-state class action lawsuit against a Connecticut financial services company.

… In Michigan, the company has partnered with Wayne State University, Eastern Michigan University, Baker College, Lansing Community College, Macomb Community College, Grand Rapids Community College, Aquinas College, Davenport University, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Muskegon Community College, Spring Arbor University, St. Clair County Community College, North Central Michigan College and Madonna University.

‘American Idol’ Season 13: The Top 10 men are revealed

Feb. 19, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Rush Week.

… And it was a deep cut that included Grand Rapids native Maurice Townsend leaving the show on Wednesday, Feb. 19. He was one of five men who didn’t get their chance to perform, and after taking time from their families, traveling, rehearsing, and anxiously waiting, did it for the chance to basically have a backstage pass to someone else’s show.

(Article doesn’t mention it, but Maurice Townsend is a former GRCC student.)

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