GRCC In the News, 9-19-14

Community-wide initiative aimed to help college grads succeed

Sept. 18, 2014; FOX 17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Bettering the lives of college graduates, that’s the focus behind a community wide initiative announced Thursday.

Grand Rapids mayor George Heartwell joined the superintendent of Grand Rapids Public Schools and seven west Michigan colleges, namely Aquinas College, Calvin College, Davenport University, Ferris State University, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University and Western Michigan University. They put this commitment in writing.

GRCC celebra sus 100 años de fundado con una actividad recreativa

Sept. 19, 2014; El Vocero

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (EVH). — El Grand Rapids Community College celebró con un picnic el pasado sábado 13 de septiembre los 100 años de su fundación.

Chef shares some fall favorites at final demonstration

Sept. 18, 2014; The Holland Sentinel

Holland, Mich. — Micky Johnson, executive chef at Salt and Pepper Savory Grill and Pub, shared recipes highlighting fall produce during the season’s final installment of the Chef Series at the Holland Farmers Market.

Johnson, began his career at the Queen’s Inn where he found his passion for food and the hospitality industry. He received a degree in hospitality from Grand Rapids Community College for Culinary Arts and a business degree from Davenport University. Throughout the years, he found himself employed at several West Michigan restaurants.

College notes: John Haley is Hillsdale’s version of Jerry Rice, sets school record with 268 yards receiving

Sept. 18, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Jerry Rice has been retired for 10 years, but the greatest receiver in NFL history is still an inspiration.

… Rosalyn Wise, Grand Rapids Community College: The sophomore (Greenville) led the team with 10 kills and 9 digs as the No. 2 Raiders beat the No. 18 Muskegon CC 3-2 on Sept. 12 after being down 0-2. Teammate Abbie Gortsema (GR South Christian) had eight kills.

… Kurt Sprague, Grand Rapids Community College: Sprague (Byron Center) shot a 2-over 75 to finish second at the Ancilla College Fall Inviational at the Swan Lake Resport in Plymouth, Ind. GRCC won the event by 18 strokes. Teammate Zach Bialak won with a 1-over 73.

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