GRCC In the News, 12-3-14

Wolverine Worldwide outfitting GRPS construction students again with gear to work in frigid temps

Dec. 2, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Grand Rapids Public Schools’ Academy of Design and Construction students working out in the elements on Habitat for Humanity homes have been provided with gear to work in cold weather.

… The Academy of Design and Construction is located on the district’s Innovation Central High School campus, 421 Fountain St. NE, with three other career-oriented, public-private partnership programs. Major district partners include: Rockford Construction, Triangle Associates, Christman, Progressive AE, Michigan State University, Ferris State University and Grand Rapids Community College.

Behind the Kitchen Door…with Chef Adam Watts

Dec. 2, 2014; MLive

From cycling to communications to culinary adventures, Chef Adam Watts took a roundabout path to the restaurant kitchen.

… Culinary education: Culinary Arts degree from Grand Rapids Community College’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education, with hopes of (someday) completing a bachelor’s degree in Culinary Management.

Senior Wellness: Caring for the caregiver

Dec. 2, 2014; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM)– As people age, it can become harder to let go of independence and accept help.

Mike Faber from the Grand Rapids Community College’s Older Learning Center shares how people can help a spouse or loved one who is resistant to care.

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