Who’s riding the Rapids new Silver Line
Sept. 16, 2014; FOX 17
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The new Rapid Silver Line buses hit the road late August, promising a shorter commute down one of the busiest stretches into downtown Grand Rapids.
… Rapid officials say Medical Mile employees and Grand Rapids Community College students make up a bigger percentage of the Silver Line Riders.
CultureMesh builds cultural networks for those a long way from home
Sept. 16, 2014; siliconprairienews.com
OMAHA — America has been known as the melting pot of creeds and cultures since the early 1900s. After more than a century, the nickname remains relevant today.
… “When I was a student at Grand Rapids Community College, I was hired as a campus academic tutor, and my first student was from Ethiopia who needed help with English,” (Ken) Chester said. “I thought, ‘This person is totally different than me; they won’t want to talk.'”
College Notebook: Locals hit D-1 links
Sept. 16, 2014; Battle Creek Enquirer
The Lakeview High School boys and girls golf teams have been perennial powers in the area, thanks in part to a steady stream of talent to come through each program.
… (Jared) Multer transferred to the Eastern Michigan University men’s golf team after two years playing at Grand Rapids Community College. The junior currently sports a 74.33 average over six rounds for the Eagles. He was in action Tuesday at the Golfweeks Conference Challenge in Burlington, Iowa.