GRCC In the News, 2-2-16

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Feb. 1, 2016; Community College Daily (newsletter of the American Association of Community Colleges)

… Mich. college taps into craft beer growth

MLive.com

The demand for people with a high level of brewing knowledge has increased with the explosion of the craft beer industry, prompting Grand Rapids Community College to offer a new certificate program beginning this summer.

Celebrate Black History Month Around Town

Feb. 1, 2016; Women’s LifeStyle magazine

The annual, month-long celebration of the critical contributions African-Americans have made to history was once a weeklong phase that added bits of black history education into the public school curriculum. That phase extended to an entire month of observance, events and festivities among the dynamic collection of races and cultures that make up American history. Some of our favorite places for celebrating are right here in Grand Rapids.

… GRCC Lecture Series XXI celebrates 21 years of diverse voices.

GRCC beats GOCC women

Feb. 1, 2016; Three Rivers Commercial-News

CENTREVILLE — The Glen Oaks Community College women’s basketball team dropped a 71-34 Western Conference decision at home Saturday to Grand Rapids Community College.

Vikings rally to knock off Raiders

Feb. 1, 2016; Three Rivers Commercial-News

CENTREVILLE — The Glen Oaks Community College men’s basketball team pulled out a thrilling 95-91 Western Conference win at home Saturday over Grand Rapids Community College.

Four Michigan Schools Receive 2016 Excellence in Practice Awards

Feb. 1, 2016; state government press release

LANSING — Four Michigan schools have received the prestigious Excellence in Practice Awards from the Michigan Department of Education, recognizing exemplary practices in preparing Michigan’s students for careers and higher education.

… 2016 Excellence in Practice Award for Career and Technical Education Program was presented to:

Capital Area Career Center, Culinary Arts and Hospitality

… Program students earn postsecondary credit at Davenport University, Ferris State University, Lansing Community College, Henry Ford Community College, Washtenaw Community College, Jackson College, Grand Rapids Community College, Sullivan University, the Art Institute International Culinary School, Johnson & Wales University, and Baker College.

 

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