GRCC In the News, 8-21-14

Bastendorff shooting victim David Hortman was just visiting the Oregon coast

Aug. 20, 2014; Coos Bay World (Coos Bay, Ore.)

COOS BAY — David Hortman decided to take a jaunt west after working at an RV rally in Redmond last week.

… Hortman was a 1989 graduate of nearby Kenowa Hills High School and attended Grand Rapids Community College and Kent Career Technical Center.

Founders beer, Love’s Ice Cream will kickoff ArtPrize 2014 volunteer rally

Aug. 20, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — ArtPrize is offering bribes to prospective volunteers.

… Grand Rapids Community College hosts the gathering from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with tastes of Love’s Ice Cream’s locally-sourced, organic frozen treats, and the debut of Founders Mosaic Promise, the official beer of ArtPrize 2014, and the second of five annual, specialty brews inspired by the urban exhibition and art competition.

Reese grads reunite for final season of college careers

Aug. 20, 2014;

REESE — The Reese High School volleyball team had its Class C state title hopes dashed in 2010 when they were knocked off in the semifinals by eventual champs Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central.

… The 61 middle-hitter (Chelsea Stockmeyer) got her start at Grand Rapids Community College before transferring to Oakland Community College for her sophomore season.

Baylor tight end tandem poised for important role in Brile’s offense

Aug. 21, 2014; Waco Tribune (Waco, Texas)

TreVon Armstead was stunned when the Baylor coaches asked him to move to tight end last fall.

… Before arriving at Baylor last year, (Gus) Penning had already been to two junior colleges. After redshirting as a true freshman, Penning left Grand Rapids (Mich.) Community College when the school dropped the football program.

Celebrate GRCC’s centennial with 100 Days of Wellness

As GRCC kicks off the 100-year celebration, we are excited to announce the 100 Days of Wellness program for students, staff and faculty!

This 100 Days of Wellness program is an opportunity to choose from 10 different healthy activities each day for 100 days.

These 10 activities are:

  • Walk, run, or bike one mile.
  • Walk, run or bike one lap around a track.
  • Take the stairs instead of the elevator.
  • Drink 100 ounces of water.
  • Reduce my caloric intake by 100 calories.
  • Exercise for an hour or take a GRCC group fitness class.
  • Replace an unhealthy snack with a fruit or vegetable.
  • Meditate for five minutes
  • Donate at least a dollar to a charity of my choice.
  • Donate at least one hour of my time to volunteering.

Here is a quick video about the 100 Days of Wellness:

You are able to access the spreadsheet for participation here: You can put this form on your desktop for ease of access.

During this 100 Days of Wellness event, all of the Staff Development wellness exercise classes are offered to all employees and student employees at no charge. So please join us! Schedule is attached. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to email or call Julie Otte ( x3490) or Christina McElwee ( x4393) and we’d be happy to help!

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