GRCC In the News, 5-20-15

Remember Elizabeth Wilson with special screening of ‘The Graduate’ at Celebration! Cinema

May 19, 2015; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Actress Elizabeth Wilson’s life and career will be remembered Wednesday with a special screening of the 1967 film “The Graduate” starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft.

… The 1940 graduate of Grand Rapids Central High School first acted at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, appearing in a production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” while attending the former Grand Rapids Junior College, now Grand Rapids Community College.

Lowell baseball’s resilience has shined behind impeccable pitching staff

May 19, 2015; MLive

For the second consecutive year the Lowell baseball team finished on top of the OK White conference. But this year was different thanks to the “best pitching staff ever,” according to coach Juston Miller.

… Come the fall (Matt) Milstead will be playing baseball for Grand Rapids Community College.

Senior wellness: observation vs. inpatient medicare cost

May 19, 2015; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM)– As people age, the option of health insurance coverage through Medicare becomes available. This is especially helpful if someone is hospitalized for a short period of time. But depending on how someone is admitted can cost them, even with health insurance.

Mike Faber from GRCC Older Learning Center explains.

20 semi-finalists announced in SmartArt competition

May 19, 2015; WOOD TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Nearly two dozen students from Grand Rapids Public Schools are competing to have their energy-related work displayed during this year’s ArtPrize competition.

… The 20 semi-finalists will now be judge by a panel of art professionals from Kendall College of Art & Design at Ferris State University, Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Valley State University. The top winners will be announced at the start of ArtPrize 2015 on Sept. 23.

APSS employees organize fundraiser for American Cancer Society

The GRCC APSS (Formerly GRCC ESP) will be selling paper cupcakes (Similar to the paper footprints that we sold last year). They are a minimum of $1 donation to the American Cancer Society. We encourage to write your name, or the names of a loved one who fought, survived; or acted as a caregiver, and hang these cupcakes visibly in your office! Lets show the community how GRCC is fighting back against cancer!

These cupcakes are available for sale from Staci Dever in Room 266 Main, Lisa Snider in 508 Cook Hall, and Penni Wenninger in the Cook Administration Building.

Thank you to all for your support!