GRCC In the News, 6-19-14

‘On the students’ backs’: MCC board establishes tuition, fees for next year

June 18, 2014; MLive

MUSKEGON, MI — Despite protests that salary increases were being placed on the “backs of students,” the Muskegon Community College Board of Trustees on Wednesday, June 18 approved a 2014-15 budget that includes tuition and class fee increases.

… College President Dale Nesbary said the tuition increases would make MCC tuition about average among community colleges in the state. He said in-district would remain $13.50 below that of Grand Rapids Community College and $345.80 below that of Grand Valley State University.

Locals eliminated from Michigan Amateur golf

June 18,2014; The Battle Creek Enquirer

Both of Battle Creek’s golfers who made it through stroke play Monday and Tuesday at the 103rd Michigan Amateur Championship at Belvedere Golf Club in Charlevoix, Kory Roberts and Matt Alderink were eliminated on the first day of match play Wednesday.

Roberts, 21, a 2012 Lakeview High grad who was all-state for the Spartans and who is now at Grand Rapids Community College, finished in a tie for 10th place during stroke play at 1-over-par 140 (72-68). The original field of 156 was then cut to 64 for match play.


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