GRCC In the News, 7-8-14

West Michigan school leaders react to ACT results

July 7, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — ACT scores released Monday, July 7, by state education officials show increases in the majority of West Michigan’s traditional school districts. But despite signs of progress, the percent considered college ready remains low.

… For example, remediation is required of students who score less than 18 on the ACT and then perform poorly on Grand Rapids Community College’s Accuplacer placement test.

Public-art event invites 8 locals

July 7, 2014;

At least eight Cincinnati-area artists have been invited to create work for ArtPrize, the 19-day celebration of public art in Grand Rapids, Michigan, this fall.

… Mark Hanavan’s “Inherent Values” is comprised of three charcoal drawings mounted on concave surfaces. The three images (a triptych) are of his daughter, wife and his wife’s mother. Grand Rapids Community College Collins Art Gallery.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s