GRCC In the News, 3-5-15

1 adjunct, 3 colleges and a look inside the life of part-time professors

March 5, 2015; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – For Michael Miller, every minute counts.

… He’s teaching seven courses this semester – three at Grand Rapids Community College, two at Aquinas and two at Kendall College of Art and Design. Between the classwork, there’s lesson plans to craft, meetings to attend and lots of papers to grade.

10 events at LaughFest 2015 you don’t want to miss

March 4, 2015; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Gilda’s LaughFest, the nation’s first-ever, community-wide festival of laughter opens Thursday for 10 days of mirth and merriment in West Michigan.

… FUNderwear Run – Victoria’s Secrets are secrets no longer at LaughFest’s FUNderwear Run through the streets of downtown wearing your underwear as outerwear over your running clothes. The 3.1 mile trek, at 10 a.m. March 8, is a fundraiser for Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids and ends with LaughFest’s “People and Pets” at Grand Rapids Community College’s Ford Fieldhouse.

Aquinas indoor track & field ready for Nationals

March 4, 2015; MLive

Geneva, OH- The Aquinas College indoor track & field team’s are ready to compete at this weekend’s NAIA Indoor National Championships, held in Geneva, Ohio. Coach Dave Wood will lead a group of 28 student-athletes down to the Spire Institute. The Saints will look for strong performances and personal bests in a variety of events.

… On the women’s side, Erika Heston (Haslett/Haslett) and Tori DeSira (Dewitt/GRCC) will compete in the 60 Meter Hurdles.

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