GRCC In the News, 1-28-15

LCC student loan default rate dangerously high

Jan. 27, 2015; The Lansing State Journal

LANSING — If Lansing Community College doesn’t bring down its student loan default rate in the next two years, students at the college could lose their eligibility for federal loans and grants.

… Student loan default cohort rates for two-year colleges in the state

… Grand Rapids: 26.4 percent

Message to girls: you are beautiful

Jan. 27, 2015; WOTV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) — The meaning of inner and outer beauty was the message at the fifth Beautiful U event. More than 100 girls from middle schools across greater Grand Rapids gathered at Ferris State University for the day-long empowerment workshop.

… Part of being beautiful is being healthy. At Beautiful U, this message was displayed with healthy snacks and lunches from the United Dairy Industry of Michigan and Meijer. Participants also got to tour the kitchens at the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education at GRCC. The tour showed them how culinary students prepare food and see first-hand what it might be like to explore a career in the culinary arts.


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