GRCC In the News, 8-26-16

Grand Rapids Students Learn Beer Making

Aug. 25, 2016;

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Sheldon Korcal, a Grand Rapids Community College student, says hes been hooked on craft beer since downing one of Founder’s Brewing Company’s flagship beers — the Dirty Bastard scotch-style ale.

Grand Rapids Community College AD resigns after one year

Aug. 25, 2016; MLive

Orletta Caldwell, who served just over a year as athletic director at Grand Rapids Community College, resigned just ahead of the start of a new school year.

U.P. schools receive ‘gold’ rating from Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

Aug. 25, 2016; WJMN

LANSING, Mich. — World-class athletes weren’t the only ones going for the gold this past month. Sixty-five colleges and universities recently earned bronze-, silver- or gold-level status based on their commitment to providing on-campus, veteran-centric services to student veterans.

… The 2016-17 rankings are as follows:


… Grand Rapids Community College

Rape survivor preaches compassion, education and ‘everyday activism’

Aug. 25, 2016; The Chicago Tribune

I believe you. It’s not your fault. You’re not alone.

… Tessa Dearth, a 22-year-old student at Grand Rapids Community College in Michigan who attended Wednesday’s screening with her mother, said she reported a male student who was sexually harassing her at school last year before anything got physical.

… Dearth said she felt campus police believed her and responded appropriately to her complaint, but that it was disconcerting how, according to the film, that rarely happens.

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