GRCC In the News, 3-19-15

Trustee asks GRCC to draft ‘manifesto’ to restrain spending on ‘socio-political agendas’

March 19, 2015; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Grand Rapids Community College should create a “manifesto” documenting its “political goals” and the “beliefs, attitudes, behaviors and values” the college supports and opposes, according to trustee Richard Ryskamp.

‘To College, Through College’ initiative creates culture of success

March 19, 2015; rapidgrowthmedia.com

Short a few hundred dollars for books. Missing too many classes due to transportation or family problems. Simply feeling homesick or like they don’t fit in at college.

… Our Community’s Children received a grant from the Lumina Foundation to help fund the work. Other national partners include the National League of Cities Post-Secondary Success for Cities and Americas Promise Alliance. Last fall, the presidents of Aquinas College, Calvin College, Davenport University, Ferris State University, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University and Western Michigan University signed a pledge to participate.

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