July 1, 2016; MLive
The search is underway for the next president. The Presidential Search Profile includes considerations shaping the GRCC Board of Trustees’ approach to new leadership.
July 1, 2016; Grand Rapids Business Journal
West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum will host a luncheon examining the triple-bottom-line impacts of employee development and advancement on Monday, July 11 at the Grand Rapids Community College Applied Technology Center from 12 to 2 pm.
July 1, 2016; WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD) — More than 70 years ago, when America was embroiled in World War II, something amazing happened, women from all over the United States made a sacrifice for their country. Those women were trained, as civilians, to become military pilots, members of WASP, Women Air Force Service Pilots. One of those women, 94-year-old Jane Doyle now lives in Grand Rapids.
(This article doesn’t mention it, but Jane Doyle is a Grand Rapids Junior College alumna.)
July 4, 2016; MLive
The 2016 Advance All-Area North Baseball Team features players from a couple of conference champions, including Rockford from the OK Red and Coopersville from the OK Blue. Outstanding pitching and speed on the base paths highlighted the accomplishments of these multi-talented baseball players.
… (Pat) Naughton made a pretty strong battery by himself as Comstock Park’s ace and all-conference selection at catcher. A two-time all-conference selection in the OK Blue as a catcher during his junior season and as a pitcher during his senior campaign Naughton batted .371 with nine doubles. On the mound, he was 4-3 with one save and a 1.28 ERA. An all-state quarterback last fall, Naughton will be playing baseball at Grand Rapids Community College next year.
July 3, 2016; WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Forest Hills Central grand and former professional basketball player Kyle Visser stopped by Sports Overtime Sunday to talk about his annual basketball camp for West Michigan student athletes.
… His fifth annual Post Play Camp is scheduled for July 11 through July 13 at Grand Rapids Community College’s Ford Fieldhouse. It is open to boys and girls ages 11 to 18.