GRCC In the News, 6-8-17

Court decision affirms university’s right to ban guns

June 7, 2017; WOOD TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The state Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that the University of Michigan can ban guns on its campus. It’s a decision that is sure to add fuel to the fire surrounding the intersection between gun rights and campus safety.

… Grand Valley State and Western Michigan universities along with Grand Rapids Community College all have bans on guns in their buildings and facilities. It’s a tradition that makes sense, according to Hurley.

Hope College receives $378K to help high school kids pursue degrees

June 7, 2017; MLive

HOLLAND, MI – Hope College’s Upward Bound Program has been awarded a federal TRIO programs grant totaling $378,121 to continue programming that provides academic skills and motivation for high school students in their pursuit of a post-secondary education.

… A number of schools offer Upward Bound programs in the state, including Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University, Western Michigan University and Muskegon Community College in West Michigan.

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