GRCC In the News, 10-27-15

Sheriff’s Office welcomes new deputy

Oct. 26, 2015; The Ionia Sentinel-Standard

IONIA — The Ionia County Sheriff’s Office is welcoming a new deputy to the force.

… (Derrick) Madsen is also a 2014 graduate of Grand Rapids Community College with a degree in criminal justice. The FTO program teams new officers up an experienced or senior member of the department as they learn the ropes of procedure.

MCC plays host to apprenticeship workshop Nov. 4

Oct. 26, 2015; The Macomb Daily

MCC plays host to apprenticeship workshop Nov. 4

… MCC was awarded a $3.9 million federal grant to fund the program. The grant will help Macomb, in partnership with Grand Rapids Community College, expand apprenticeship opportunities in manufacturing and information technology.

As students prepare for college, they get a lesson in historically black universities

Oct. 26, 2015; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – As she walked into Grand Rapids Community College Saturday, Keli Christopher’s goal was twofold. She wanted to introduce black students to careers in science, technology, engineering and math, and she wanted to convince them that the best place to pursue such careers was historically black colleges and universities, or HBCUs.

You can start wellness classes any time

Are you feeling sluggish? Overwhelmed? Like you need to move your body? Remember that we have a number of ways for you to move more throughout the week that are at no charge to you! Grab a co-worker and reduce stress and feel better by moving more!

Here is the schedule:

We’d love to have you join us anytime!

Nations Cup winner – Scotland!

The level of competition and culinary performance was unmatched this year. Of the 42 dishes prepared for competition, only one bronze medal was awarded to the teams. All other medals were silver and gold for high quality, presentation, use of ingredients and of course taste!

While Scotland won the overall competition, every other team had at least one dish category in the best of show. USA won best of show and gold medals for their dessert for the National Dish dinner. They also won all gold and silver medals for their other 6 dishes.

See the teams at work and all the dishes on Instagram.  As well as connecting on social media, 1,453 supporters viewed the live stream over 2,500 times across 17 countries.

Nations Cup Team Scotland