GRCC In the News, 7-6-16

Sign up now to showcase at Maker Faire Grand Rapids

July 5, 2016; therapidian.org

Grand Rapids Maker Faire is back for a third year! The 3rd annual Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire will be held August 20 and 21, at the Grand Rapids Public Museum and Grand Valley State University’s John C. Kennedy Hall of Engineering.

… The Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire is being organized by the GR Makers, The Geek Group, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University and the Grand Rapids Public Museum. The 3rd annual Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire is sponsored by Tekton Tools and Cascade Engineering.

Learning how to build Michigan’s future at Summer Camp

June 30, 2016;¬†Gov. Rick Snyder’s blog

Middle school students can attend a summer camp and literally learn how to help build Michigan’s future.

The construction camps at Grand Rapids Community College provide kids with an opportunity to learn critical in-demand, career skills. Recently, Governor Rick Snyder toured and saw first-hand how this camp is preparing students for success in future careers.