GRCC in the News, 3-11-16

New program aims at success for young African American men

3/10/16 – WOODTV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — There is a time in the lives of most young people, when they choose a path in life.

Conference held to position black teens for success

3/10/16 – MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Three hundred black male ninth-grade students from Grand Rapids Public Schools participated in the first African American Male Achievement Conference Thursday, March 10, at Grand Rapids Community College.

College-bound seniors played key roles for Wayland girls basketball team

3/11/16 – MLive

Wayland relied on six senior veterans to lead the way this season. Three of those seniors will be continuing their careers in college, with Ali Cutler heading to Cornerstone University, Hope Dollarhide to Lawrence Tech, and Karli Warning to Grand Rapids Community College.

IIPD Grants: Funding Opportunity

The deadline for the submission of grant applications for the Instructional Improvement & Professional Development (IIPD) Grants program is 4:30 p.m., March 18, 2016. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications electronically. The IIPD application packet and IIPD Guidelines are available in the GRCC Internal Grants area of the Grants Office website at

Please note that applications must include a Supervisor’s Approval form, a budget form and budget documentation. If you have any questions about IIPD grants, please contact Judith Larsen, Director, Grants and Resource Development Department, at 234-3910 or Good luck!