GRCC In the News, 9/16/16

GRCC teams up with Fiat Chrysler as certified training site
9/15/16 – MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College is joining Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ network of certified technical training sites, officials announced Thursday, Sept. 15.


GR Community College diversity series opens with political analyst
9/15/16 – MLive               
The Diversity Lecture Series, sponsored by Grand Rapids Community College’s Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Center for Equity and Inclusion, is intended to provide insight and understanding of multicultural issues to the West Michigan community.


Early college program works to fill manufacturing jobs
9/15/16 –
SPRING LAKE, Mich. (WOOD) — Just a few years ago manufacturing in Michigan was dead on arrival. Skilled trades had no future in the state. High school students considering skilled trades as a career sought other options.


Rees Foundation awards $63,000 in HVACR scholarships
9/15/16 – ACHR News
ARLINGTON, Va. — The Clifford H. “Ted” Rees Jr. Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and ACCA, announced scholarship awards totaling $63,000 to 37 students, including four veterans, studying to become technicians in the HVACR and water heating industry.


College fair to assist former ITT Technical Institute students
9/15/16 – Fox 17
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Representatives from seven area colleges and universities will be meeting with former students of ITT Technical Institute to help them further their educations.


MCC Jayhawks volleyball team drop huge lead, fall to GRCC in five sets
9/16/16 – Local Sports Journal
MUSKEGON – At the end of the night one of two very good volleyball teams had to lose its first conference match of the season. Unfortunately that team was Muskegon Community College, which dropped a 3-2 heartbreaker to archrival Grand Rapids Community College in a showdown on Thursday.