GRCC In the News, 7-26-17

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.

 

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