GRCC In the News, 8-8-16

Aquinas College has 3 new board members

Aug. 5, 2016; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The Aquinas College Board of Trustees has three new members, officials announced Friday, Aug. 5.

… James Rabaut is a partner at Warner, Norcross & Judd, LLP, and is chair of the firm’s Real Estate Services Group. He has served as a guest lecturer for business law at Aquinas College and adjunct professor for real estate law at Grand Rapids Community College. He earned both his a bachelor’s and law degree at the University of Michigan.

New book compiles essays, poems and stories about fracking in America

Aug. 5, 2016; Michigan Radio

In the last decade the term “fracking” has become part of the national lexicon.

… Stefanie Brook Trout is a Grand Rapids-based author and teacher.
Maryann Lesert is an associate professor at Grand Rapids Community College.

Busy offseason brings a dozen coaching changes

Aug. 7, 2016; MLive

… Comstock Park — Tim Johnson

Tim Johnson has coached Comstock Park’s baseball team the past 30 seasons, but he knows football, too. Johnson has taken over for Mark Chapman after serving as Chapman’s offensive line coach. Johnson has coached football since the early 1980s, including assistant roles at Grand Valley and Grand Rapids Community College.

Presenters needed for Who Cares? Why Bother? writing conference

This year, the English Department is hosting the fifth Who Cares? Why Bother? Real Writing for Real People conference:

Wednesday, October 5, and Thursday, October 6, 2016.

Would you like to present? 

Help us teach our students the value of writing in various fields, and share the writing skills required in the professional world.

If you are willing to participate, please fill out the response form and email it to Nora Neill at by Friday, August 12.

See you in the ATC in October!