Archive for July 12, 2017

GRCC In the News, 7-12-17

July 12, 2017

Local Spotlight: Deavondre Jones motivates through dance

July 11, 2017;

When talking to Deavondre Jones and hearing him speak about his past or his plans for the future, his fervor and drive are infectious. It makes sense that at 23, he has already developed a company that mixes the performing arts and public speaking, amongst many other ventures.

… Jones moved to Grand Rapids after graduating high school to attend Grand Rapids Community College. He remained in school even after his friends who accompanied him dropped out, but when he returned home for the holidays his sophomore year, he felt disheartened; while he was progressing in life, he saw that his family was still disenfranchised and struggling.

Don’t forget: ice cream social at Tassell M-TEC today

July 12, 2017

Enjoy an ice cream novelty at the Tassell M-TEC while staying out of the rain! Treats will be available from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. July 12 — or until we run out. Come see us!

Questions? Contact Nicole Dekker, x3848

Portion of GRCC skywalk closed beginning July 17

July 12, 2017

The re-roofing project at the Ford Fieldhouse is scheduled to begin on Monday.  As a result, the sky walk from the Ford Field House to the Lyon parking ramp and the Calkins Science Center will be closed beginning Monday, July 17.  The closure will be in effect through the end of the summer term.