GRCC In the News, 3-2-17

GRCC diversity series to discuss issues with ‘mass incarceration’

March 1, 2017; MLive

The Grand Rapids Community College diversity lecture series is continuing with  Dawn Porter, a criminal justice system reformer, attorney and filmmaker, on Wednesday, March 15.

Hankins earns GLIAC Player of the Year honor, Hoth homers for LCC

March 1, 2017; Petoskey News

… Aron Lee, a 2016 Petoskey graduate, recorded six points and six rebounds for the Kalamazoo Valley men’s basketball team in a 97-84 loss to Grand Rapids Community College last Friday.

Comedian Jim Gaffigan bringing his ‘Noble Ape Tour’ to DTE

Feb. 27,2017; MLive

AUBURN HILLS, MI – Get ready to laugh with one of the top comedians in the around. Jim Gaffigan is returning to Metro Detroit in 2017.

(The photo accompanying this article shows Gaffigan performing at Ford Fieldhouse.)

Basketball teams advance to NJCAA District Tournament

GRCC’s basketball teams advance to NJCAA District Tournament play with wins over Jackson College, as the women’s team won 70-60 and the men 81-69.  GRCC’s 7th-seeded women will travel to Lake Michigan College on Tuesday, March 7th, to face the No. 2-seed Redhawks in the first round of NJCAA District G play.  GRCC’s 4th-seeded men’s team will play host to the fifth-seeded Mid-Michigan Community College on Tuesday, March 7th, for a 7:30 p.m. tipoff of NJCAA District 9 play.