GRCC In the News, 9-30-14

Winner of Consumers Energy SMART Art competition to be named during ArtPrize’s final 20

Sept. 29, 2014;  MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Consumers Energy on Sunday, Oct. 5, will announce the order of its top 10 finalists from Grand Rapids Public Schools who created energy-related art work for the SMART Art competition and college scholarship winner.

…A panel of art professionals from Kendall College of Art & Design at Ferris State University, Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Valley State University picked the top 10.

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Bialik leads Raiders at Lawrence Tech

Sept. 29, 2014; Manistee News Advocate

Grand Rapids Community College’s Zack Bialik led the Raiders to a first-place finish at the Lawrence Tech Invitational after besting Wayne State in a sudden death overtime playoff.

Jimmy Carter: Jesus Accepted Gays

Sept. 29, 2014; Edge on the Net

Former President Jimmy Carter said this month that Jesus did not discriminate against gays. His comments were made when asked about LGBT rights during an appearance at the 100th anniversary celebration of Michigan’s Grand Rapids Community College, Gay Star News reports.

EDITORIAL: Washington stands in way of real cure for economic malaise

Sept. 29, 2014; The Washington Times

Cheerful headlines last week celebrated an uptick in holiday hiring and expanded economic growth in the latest quarter, but the woods are dark and deep and we’re still not out of them

…Former President Jimmy Carter speaks at Grand Rapids Community College’s Ford Fieldhouse as part of the Diversity Lecture Series, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. GRCC is celebrating its 100th anniversary.

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