GRCC In the News, 1-14-15

Agreement with GRCC Gives Students a Head Start on College

Jan. 13, 2015; schoolnewsnetwork.org (Kent Intermediate School District newsletter)

Cedar Springs Public Schools, MI — Kevin Galloway has every intention of going to college. So he figured, why not start now?

The Cedar Springs High School sophomore is one of 25 students enrolled in Cedar Springs Public Schools Middle College, a collaboration with Grand Rapids Community College.

Laps and Lessons: Coach Guides Students to Become Better Swimmers, People

Jan. 13, 2015; schoolnewsnetwork.org

East Grand Rapids Public Schools, MI — East Grand Rapids High School swim coach Milton “Butch” Briggs has helped many athletes swim their fastest laps and personal best races.

… Never a competitive swimmer, Briggs ran track at Grand Rapids Junior College (now Grand Rapids Community College). His coach, who Briggs said set a great example for him, helped him get a job coaching a summer swim league at Cascade Country Club.

Muskegon Community College sports recap: Men’s basketball returns to winning ways; wrestling struggling with lineup issues

Jan. 13, 2015; MLive

MUSKEGON, MI – Although the weather temporarily delayed the game, it couldn’t delay the Muskegon Community College men’s basketball team from returning to its winning ways.

The Jayhawks (12-3 overall, 2-1 MCCAA Western Conference) defeated Grand Rapids Community College (7-5, 1-1), 92-86, on Saturday, Jan. 10. The game originally was scheduled to be played Jan. 9, but weather pushed the schedule back a day.

Moore leads GOCC women past GRCC

Jan. 13, 2015; Three Rivers Commercial News

CENTREVILLE Captains are expected to lead their basketball team.

… (Courtney) Moore, a 5-foot-11 sophomore forward, scored 18 points and yanked down 21 rebounds in a 66-61 Western Conference win by Glen Oaks at home Monday over Grand Rapids Community College.

Northeast announces 2015 golf schedule

Jan. 13, 2015; WTVA (Tupelo, Miss.)

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA/NEMCC Athletics) – Northeast Mississippi Community Colleges golfers have the chance to experience some of the top courses across the Mid-South during the 2015 campaign.

… Northeast then takes a brief hiatus from its league slate to participate in the 14th annual Ron Marshall Spring Fling Tournament in Scottsboro, Ala., at the Goose Pond Colony Resort from March 12-14. The field includes nationally ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast and Grand Rapids (Mich.) Community College, which is receiving votes in the latest countrywide poll.

Things to do on Thursday, January 15

Jan. 13, 2015; MLive

… Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids Presents “One Night with Fanny Brice”: Spectrum Theater at GRCC, 160 Fountain St. NE, Grand Rapids. 8 pm. 616-234-3946

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