GRCC In the News, 10-3-16

JP Morgan Chase, GRCC partner to boost minority skills training, job growth

Sept. 30, 2016; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Grand Rapids Community College is seeking to enroll at least 100 minorities in a new skilled trades program funded by a $40,000 grant from the JP Morgan Grant Foundation.

Fountain Hill Brewery and Peter’s Pub Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at GRCC

Sept. 30, 2016; 100.5 FM

Maybe you’ve heard about Grand Rapids Community College’s foray into the brewery world, well it’s no longer some nebulous idea. It’s real and it’s now open.

Local Spinsology 101: Music on Campus roundup for West Michigan

Sept. 29, 2016; Local Spins

Local Spins occasionally rounds up festivals and events, interesting people and intriguing musical projects at West Michigan colleges and universities. Today, we spotlight a few of those at Ferris, Grand Valley and Grand Rapids Community College.

Rate of student loan defaults slows in Michigan

Oct. 2, 2016; The Detroit Free Press

For the second year in a row, the federal government’s annual publishing of national student loan default rates was good news for Michigan.

(GRCC is included in the list.)

ROTC

Sept. 30, 2016; Chimes (Calvin’s student newspaper)

It’s 6:15 a.m. The sun is rising over the horizon, the birds are chirping and most of Calvin’s campus is asleep. For cadets in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), however, their day is about to begin.

… Currently, there are 30 cadets in the Grand Rapids program. Most of the four-year schools in the area are affiliated with the Bronco Battalion. This year’s program has cadets from Calvin, Hope, GVSU and GRCC.

Morning News

Sept. 30, 2016; FOX 17

FOX 17 is teaming up with Grand Rapids Community College to bring you another new “Classroom of the Week.”

Weekly wrap ups

Sept. 30, 2016; Oceana’s Herald Journal

… GRAND RAPIDS, Sept. 23 — The Hart girls cross-country team continued its strong performance this season by taking first place in the Grand Rapids Community College Invitational, edging Rockford by eight points.

 

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