GRCC In the News, 5-5-15

Online component added for Michigan motorcycle training

May 4, 2015; WNEM

SAGINAW, MI (WNEM) – The State of Michigan has added an online component to its motorcycle safety training class that allows students to complete the basics online, giving them more time in the classroom and on the range for in-depth discussion and practice.

… About 3,000 motorcycle safety students this year will use the course with the new online portion, which has been introduced into classes in metro Detroit and at Grand Rapids Community College. The online component will be phased in over the next several months and will be part of all publicly and privately offered motorcycle safety courses statewide by 2017.

Ferris State’s Marcus Cribbs gets tryout with Pittsburgh Steelers

May 4, 2015; MLive

Former Ferris State defensive tackle Marcus Cribbs is getting a tryout with the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent.

… The 6-foot-3, 350-pound Cribbs took part in the Detroit Lions’ pre-draft workout in the Motor City last week. A Clinton Township native, Cribbs tallied 32 stops last fall, including tackles for loss, and added two sacks in 11 outings for FSU. The two-year starter and letterwinner previously played junior college football at Grand Rapids Community College and was both a JUCO All-American and all-region choice.

Job fair to be held in Holland

May 4, 2015; The Holland Sentinel

A job fair will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. May 11 at the Holland Civic Center, 150 W. Eighth St., Holland.

Employers will include ITW Drawform, Zeeland Farm Services Inc., Dykhuis Farms Inc., Zeeland Lumber & Supply, Woodward, JR Automation Technologies LLC, Grand Valley State University, Taco Bell, Tennant Company, Thermotron, Boatwerks, Haworth and Grand Rapids Community College.

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