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.

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