GRCC In the News, 7-31-14

My Town: School agreement expected to grow West Michigan’s health industry

July 29, 2014; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– Two West Michigan schools are teaming up to help grow West Michigan’s health industry.

Grand Rapids Community College and Davenport University have signed a deal to allow students who finish the medical assistant program at GRCC to transfer to Davenport for a health degree. As part of the seamless transfer process, students must also pass a certification exam of American Medical Technologists or the American Association of Medical Assistants.

Part science fair, part county fair, Maker Faire brings the maker movement to Grand Rapids

July 31, 2014; rapidgrowthmedia.com

Grand Rapids is a city of the arts. And through large scale events like ArtPrize and Festival of the Arts, our community is known for its creative leanings. But while vibrant murals are visibly enhancing the skyline, local innovators are injecting the sciences with a dose of imagination.

… This summer, Grand Rapids Public Museum is set to host the first annual Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire on August 30 and 31, in partnership with GR Makers, the Geek Group, Genesis Inc. and Grand Rapids Community College.

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