GRCC In the News, 5-16-14

GRCC hosting summer camps for grandparents, grandchildren

May 15, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College is hosting a series of camps this summer for grandparents from throughout West Michigan who are looking to spend time with their grandchildren.

GRCC’s first-ever musical dives right into the dark depths of family, murder, and morals

May 9, 2014; MLive

When you think of Broadway these days, there are very few dark musicals. Musicals may be sad (such as Miss Saigon) or cover difficult subjects (like Hair or Rent), but these are the exceptions. Most of the classic musicals from the Great White Way end fairly happily. But even the light needs to be balanced with the dark. That’s what makes a musical like The Hatpin, premiering this month at Spectrum Theater, so fascinating.

Forum discusses future of the urban workforce

May 14, 2014; Grand Rapids Business Journal

People of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to attend a candid forum tomorrow night on how urban workers in the region can make a living in the future.

The Future of the Michigan Workforce will be held Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Grand Rapids Community Colleges Calkins Science Center auditorium, at 143 Bostwick Avenue NE.

GRCC hosts ‘pit stop’ for National Bike to Work Day

This morning, GRCC hosted a “pit stop” to celebrate National Bike to Work Day. Bike to Work Day is held in May every year and promotes riding your bicycle as an option for commuting to work.

Mayor George Hartwell stopped by for some coffee and refreshments before hopping on his bike and heading to the office.

If you are considering commuting on a bicycle this summer, there are a number of resources available to you and a great one to start is the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition.