GRCC In the News, 6-28-16

Museum names executive director

June 24, 2016; Grand Rapids Business Journal

A long-time volunteer and board member is the new executive director of a museum downtown.

… Previously, (Maggie) Lancaster was the women’s basketball coach at Grand Rapids Community College and a teacher at Jenison High School.

New closure of Felch on U.S. 31 complicates traffic in Holland Township

June 27, 2016; The Holland Sentinel

Holland, Mich. — Holland drivers looking to cross U.S. 31 should avoid Felch Street this week.

… (Cassidy) Butz, currently a student at Grand Rapids Community College, has two jobs both of which are on U.S. 31 within the project’s construction area. Getting to either one can get complicated, she said.

Different coaches come in to help Tri County volleyball players at camp

June 27, 2016; The Greenville Daily News

HOWARD CITY — Tri County varsity volleyball coach Kathy Thompson decided to try something different with her camp this week.

… Monday’s camp featured Elmer Schulz, who Thompson called a “setting god,” who formerly coached Saginaw Arts And Sciences Academy’s volleyball team. Tuesday was Ludington volleyball coach Theresa Shoop, Wednesday was former Tri County coach Morgan Kehoe and Thursday was Grand Rapids Community College assistant coach Dave Rawles.

Former TC volleyball player Thompson making move to setter in college

June 27, 2016; The Greenville Daily News

HOWARD CITY — Lena Thompson has been a hitter throughout her high school career in volleyball.

That all will change when she gets to Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) this fall.
Thompson got a surprise when she was offered a scholarship to the college after the 2015 season.

Reopening of locker rooms delayed; fieldhouse to close early July 1

Due to some unanticipated construction delays, we will NOT be able to open the Ford Fieldhouse’s four lower-level locker rooms on July 1st, as originally planned.  The new target open date is Tuesday, July 5.

Also, the entire Ford Fieldhouse will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 1, in advance of the approaching holiday weekend.  Those who would normally make use of the facility on Friday evening will need to adjust their schedules accordingly.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience either of these may cause.