GRCC In the News, 10-1-15

ArtPrize Adventures: 10 entries to see during showers

Sept. 29, 2015; WOTV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) — While Storm Team 8 from WOOD TV is predicting rain Tuesday morning, it’s not slowing down ArtPrize Seven.

… “See through Solid” by Sotir Davidhi

… Location: Grand Rapids Community Colleges Collins Art Gallery 143 Bostwick NE

Grand Rapids area dining guide: Downtown

Sept. 30, 2015; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Here is an alphabetical list of restaurants in the downtown Grand Rapids area. Please contact with any openings or closings that may affect this list to help keep it current for all readers.

… The Heritage Restaurant Located in the Applied Technology Center at Grand Rapids Community College, this is the culinary school restaurant. Open during selected times September through mid-April and for lunch May-June. 151 Fountain St. NE, 234-3700, $, $$$

Indie-folks Chris DuPont and his inspiring musical quest: Grappling with chaos, emerging with hope

Sept. 29, 2015; Local Spin

If Chris DuPont’s music strikes a raw nerve for listeners with its deeply personal, introspective observations about life, then the Ypsilanti singer-songwriter with roots in Grand Rapids figures hes done his job.

… DuPont brings those personally compelling songs this week to Grand Rapids, where he lived for nine years starting at age 14 and where he first cut his teeth in the music business after majoring in recording technology at Grand Rapids Community College.

Aquinas men’s soccer draws with Madonna under the lights

Sept. 30, 2015; MLive

Grand Rapids, MI- Aquinas and (RV) Madonna played to a 0-0 draw in the conference home opener for the Saints. The game was the first game “under the lights” at the Aquinas Athletic Field after the installation of field lighting earlier this fall. With the draw, Aquinas’ record now stands at 5-2-1, and 0-1-1 in WHAC play.

… Twenty minutes of extra play weren’t enough to separate the two teams, as neither team could generate a scoring chance to end the game. Aquinas got strong defensive play from seniors Matt Jackson (Kalamazoo/GRCC) and Michael Weber (Traverse City/St. Francis), and goalie Ty VandePoel (Holland/Holland) made three saves in net.

Northern Michigan University is One of the 57 Veteran-Friendly Schools for the 2015-2016 School Year

Sept. 29, 2015; 103 FXD (Escanaba)

LANSING, Mich. — Student veterans and their dependents can now choose from more than 50 veteran-friendly schools committed to providing on-campus, veteran-centric services to better support their academic and transitional needs.

… The rankings for the 2015-16 academic year are:


… Grand Rapids Community College*
… *Indicates a school that also participates in the Michigan Veteran Education Initiative.