March 3, 2016; rapidgrowthmedia.com
From increasing affordable housing and addressing concerns about development to tackling racial disparities and strengthening LGBTQ protections, Grand Rapids’ newest city commissioner and the first black commissioner to represent the Second Ward, Joe Jones, has big plans to work for a more inclusive and equitable city that treats all of its residents with dignity.
… Additionally, the commissioner stresses the work being done by groups and institutions like the Urban League, Grand Rapids Community College, the Kellogg Foundation, and more to provide job training programs, particularly for individuals in marginalized, low-income communities.
March 3, 2016; WSJM
… MCCAA Junior College Basketball Women’s NJCAA Tournament District G
#2 Lake Michigan College vs. #3 Grand Rapids Community College, 1:00 p.m.
-Game at Delta College, University Center, MI
March 2, 2016; GVSU press release
To represent a growing commitment to sustainability, the Geography and Planning Department at Grand Valley has officially changed its name to Geography and Sustainable Planning.
… For the newly christened Geography and Sustainable Planning Department, making the world a better place begins in West Michigan through the Engaged Department Initiative. The department is one of three at Grand Valley leading the initiative in collaboration with Grand Rapids Community College and Aquinas College. The other Grand Valley departments include anthropology and hospitality and tourism management.