GRCC In the News, 11-7-17

Public invited to Survivor of Suicide Loss Day conference

Nov. 6, 2017; MLive

A National Survivor of Suicide Loss Day Conference will be held 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Grand Rapids Community College Tech Center, 151 Fountain St. NE.

Macomb CC cross country team heading to the nationals

Nov. 6, 2017; Macomb Daily

When you bring in the largest and most talented mens cross country recruiting class in some years it was bound to add up to a successful season.

… “Our main goal this year was to qualify for Nationals,” (coach David) Munafo said. “We knew it was going to be close with Grand Rapids Community College.”


GRCC’s volleyball season ends in Regional Final

Port Huron, Mich. – The Raiders volleyball team’s season came to a close on Saturday afternoon in the NJCAA District F Regional Final, falling to #1 Owens Community College (Toledo, OH) 3-0. GRCC finished the season ranked #3 in the final regular season poll with a 27-3 overall record.

GRCC won the Western Conference Championship with a perfect 16-0 conference record, as well as the MCCAA State Championship that matches the best four teams in the state of Michigan against one another.

The sophomore class of Hailey DeKorte, Lauren Helsen, Peyton Helsen, Hannah Stearns and Lena Thompson finished their careers at GRCC as the only class to go undefeated in conference play, a perfect 32-0 and 55-11 overall.

Several Raiders earned post-season recognition for their regular season performances. Earning top honors, All-Region and All-MCCAA were freshman Kendra DeJonge and Sophomore Hannah Stearns. Four Raiders were named to the First Team All-Conference team: Kendra Dejonge, Hannah Stearns, Lauren Helsen and Ally German. Two more Raiders were honored as Second Team All-Conference performers: Peyton Helsen and Kayla Salyer. Freshman of the Year honors went to GRCC’s Kendra DeJonge, while Head Coach Chip Will was once again named Coach of the Year.

Business Cafe session focuses on transfer resources

Business Department faculty discuss various topics throughout the semester in the Business Cafe series. All the sessions are drop-in — and open to all students, not just those in business majors — so stay for 10 minutes or the entire time. Snacks are provided!

Associate Professor Brent Spitler will look at GRCC’s many transfer resources from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 8  in room 201 of Cook.