GRCC In the News, 9-4-15

GRCC, WMU sign transfer agreement

Sept. 2, 2015; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) — Two West Michigan schools have joined forces to give students a path to an undergraduate degree.

Grand Rapids Community College and Western Michigan University signed an agreement Wednesday to provide GRCC students a seamless path to attend Western. It means GRCC will have specific classes students will take before heading to their third and fourth years of school in Kalamazoo.

GRCC breaks ground on preschool lab

Sept. 1, 2015; WGVU

Grand Rapids Community College has broken ground on a $7.2 million Laboratory Preschool.

Michigan Industrial Sewing Consortium program expands

Sept. 3, 2015; Atlanta Daily World

With Michigan’s mighty manufacturing history at the root of its vision, Detroit Garment Group and Henry Ford College, which in October 2014 launched the state’s Industrial Sewing Certificate Program with SEMCA Michigan Works! and Lear Corporation, have partnered with Grand Rapids Community College, Lansing Community College and St. Clair County Community College to create the Michigan Industrial Sewing Consortium (MISC).

Grand Rapids Scout earns Eagle rank

Sept. 3, 2015; MLive

Matthew Czuhajewski, 18, of southeast Grand Rapids, has received his Eagle Scout designation at a Court of Honor conducted at Trinity United Methodist Church in Grand Rapids.

… He plans to attend Grand Rapids Community College this fall to study computer science.

Expanded Grand Rapids Maker Faire returns this weekend

Sept. 3, 2015; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Tinkerers and tech enthusiasts spend a lot of time alone in the shop.

… Last year’s creative do-it-yourself and tinkering event, organized by The Geek Group, GR Makers and Grand Rapids Community College along with the Grand Rapids Public Museum, drew 5,000 visitors to the museum to see robotics, 3D printing, nuclear fusion and more.

Gallery Guide: Exhibitions for the month of September

Sept. 3, 2015; MLive

Those entries shaded advertise in this issue. We suggest you call in advance regarding specific details. Information in this guide is subject to change without notice.

… GRCC COLLINS ART GALLERY Gallery. 143 Bostwick NE, 4th floor Main Building 234-4487 Sept. 24 – Oct. 12 ArtPrize

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