Archive for June 5, 2017

GRCC In the News, 6-5-17

June 5, 2017

Change Ups: Wolverine earns historic preservation award

June 2, 2017; Grand Rapids Business Journal

… The following Grand Rapids Community College teams were winners at the recent MWest Challenge student venture competition: Shelby Rose received $1,500 as the second-place winner of the Innovation Showcase People’s Choice Award; Mark Saint Amour and Andrew Johnson won a $750 Impact Award; and Rebecca Peterman won the $500 Impact Award for Wholesome Eats.

Painkillers, heroin take lives of 84 in Kent Co. in 2015

June 2, 2017; WOOD TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — They were strangers on earth, but dozens of people who died in 2015 will be forever connected by the way their lives ended.

… Among them were a 20-year-old Grand Rapids Community College student who first tried painkillers with friends as a teen, a 24-year-old man whose got hooked on pain meds after a snowboarding injury, a 25-year-old man who started experimenting with pills and pot with friend in his teen years  and a 30-year-old mom who according to an aunt began experimenting early in life in an effort to escape a tough childhood.

Local student, entrepreneur open Monster Graphics Studio

June 3, 2017; The Holland Sentinel

Belicia Hernandez wears a number of hats.

It is a list that starts with her being a college student at Grand Rapids Community College. Along with that, she coaches eighth grade volleyball at a local school. Lastly, she is also a business owner.


June 2, 2017; (Kent Intermediate School District newsletter)

Godwin Heights Public Schools, MI — Senior D’Nyszha Brand was accepted into six colleges: Baker College, Ferris State University, Wayne State University, Grand Rapids Community College, Aquinas College and Western Michigan University.

Golf team finishes 16th in national tournament

June 5, 2017

Congratulations to the golf team, which finished its 2016-17 season with a 16th-place finish at the NJCAA National Tournament.

New Quiet Cafe summer special

June 5, 2017



Summer Special at the Quiet Cafe – $3.50

16 oz. fresh-brewed coffee with your choice of one of the following:

  • Bagel with cream cheese
  • Muffin
  • Cinnamon roll
  • Two (2) donuts

(While supplies last)

Quiet Cafe poster listing summer special

Update: Hot water service restored to ATC

June 5, 2017

Update: A work-around solution has restored hot water service to the ATC. Permanent repairs are scheduled to begin Tuesday, with little to no interruption of water service.

The ATC water heater blew a gasket over the weekend, and steam and hot water leaked throughout mechanical room. An emergency repair was effected but revealed further damage to heat exchanger that cannot be addressed until Monday at earliest.