GRCC In the News, 7-24-15

Habitat Kent partners with GRCC students to wrap up construction on MI’s first LEED Gold v4 home

July 23, 2015; rapidgrowthmedia.com

Dedicated back in April, Habitat for Humanity of Kent County has completed construction on the first home in Michigan to meet new LEED Gold v4 standards from the U.S. Green Building Council located at 730 Oakland Ave. SW.

… Brandyn Deckinga is project manager for Habitat Kent’s 730 Oakland Ave. SW project and says the newly certified LEED Gold v4 home was part of the Grand Rapids Community College 100th anniversary build, with the majority of construction led by students studying green construction in the GRCC Tassell M-Tec program.

GRCC to build $7.3M early childhood laboratory preschool

July 23, 2015; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College has received a $1.5 million loan from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to build an early childhood laboratory preschool, a $7.3 million project.

What’s required of you in a Michigan traffic stop?

July 23, 2015; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) – Dash-cam video released this week from a traffic stop shows how a confrontation between a Texas woman and the arresting officer escalated.

… We also asked former Flint police officer and Grand Rapids Community College assistant professor Jermaine Reese what’s expected of an officer. The driver might be smoking a cigarette, angry that they got a ticket, or using profanity.

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