MSU PhD student awarded $900K fellowship
May 11, 2015; WWMT
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A Michigan State University Ph.D. student, with ties to West Michigan, has been awarded a $900,000 fellowship.
… After being homeless for six months, he landed a gig as a tutor at Grand Rapids Community College.
GRCC to offer a degree in beer production
May 8, 2015; Chimes (Calvin College’s student newspaper)
Beer enthusiasts rejoice. Grand Rapids now has an opportunity for amateur home-brewers to develop their skills through a beer degree at Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC).
Lions Sign Three Tryout Players After Rookie Minicamp
May 11, 2015; CBS Detroit
CBS DETROIT — The Detroit Lions signed three tryout players following rookie minicamp, the team announced Monday.
… A native of Inkster, (Nathan) Lindsay had 41 tackles, including 5.5 tackles for loss, and three interceptions for Fort Hays State last season. He also returned four kicks for a total of 166 yards. He played two seasons at that school and previously played at Eastern Arizona College and Grand Rapids Community College.
Muskegon Community College draws top team in regional baseball opener
May 11, 2015; MLive
MUSKEGON, MI — The Muskegon Community College baseball team will have to be ready coming out of the gate in the regional tournament.
… GOLF: Joel Maire is tied for fourth in the regional tournament and MCC was seventh in the team standings after 36 holes Monday at Bedford Valley in Battle Creek. Maire shot 73-75 and is 4-over-par, eight shots off the lead. The Jayhawks shot 307 and 320 for a total of 627. Other scores for MCC were Dylan Krim (74-83), Jeff Stevens (82-78), Connor Love (78-84) and Tyler Krim (86-86). Grand Rapids Community College is the team leader with 596 going into Tuesday’s final day of competition.
Celebrate history at annual tour of homes
May 11, 2015; WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) Just outside of downtown Grand Rapids is one of the nation’s largest urban historic districts. The Heritage Hill historic neighborhood is made up of about 1,300 houses, many of them built before the turn of the century. An event that celebrates this historic area is the Heritage Hill Annual Weekend Tour of Homes.
… Tickets on the weekend of the tour are $20 and are sold only at the ticket booth at GRCC DeVos Campus at 445 East Fulton.