GR race initiative’s goals: Education, jobs
July 24, 2017; WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Several months after the July 1967 race riot devastated parts of Grand Rapids, a report listed a dozen challenges the city’s blacks faced.
… Fifty years later, Grand Rapids Community College President Bill Pink is struck by how much of that list still applies.
Curious Kids’ living roof to get its own sign
July 25, 2017; The Herald-Palladium (St. Joseph)
ST. JOSEPH — When you have an attraction as unique as the living green roof at the Curious Kids Discovery Zone, a lot of questions are bound to crop up.
… “We are in very select company to have a green roof on a commercial building,” said Lori Marciniak, executive director of Curious Kids Museum. It is one of only five in Michigan, with other locations including a Ford truck assembly plant in Dearborn, Grand Rapids Community College and businesses in Traverse City and Holland, she said.
All course pack orders, SKUs, files, and planners must be to GRCCePRINT no later than Monday, August 7, to guarantee the course packs will be in the bookstore prior to classes starting. Instructors must notify the bookstore ahead of time if they are going to be having a course pack and let them know if it will be a reprint or if it has been updated for the Fall 2017 semester. All files for new course packs should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The city of Grand Rapids, The Rapids and Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. want to know what you think of downtown bus stops.
If you’re interested in becoming part of a screening committee, please join us on Friday, August 18, 2017, for training! The session will be held in ATC 122 from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Please register online.