GRCC In the News, 5-09-18

Are ‘guest students’ a growing trend?
5/8/18 Community College Daily
A growing number of students attending Michigan universities are spending their summer at Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC), embracing an opportunity to get solid transfer credits while saving money.

GRCC honors Dr. Juan Olivarez at commencement
5/8/18 La Prensa
GRAND RAPIDS —┬áDr. Juan R. Olivarez called on Grand Rapids Community College graduates to follow their passions and have an impact on others after receiving the President Emeritus Award during the 101st commencement on May 4, 2018.

Sports in Brief: New MHSAA director; TCJGA scholarships; Hursey, McManus to Hall of Fame
5/8/18 Traverse City Record-Eagle
… TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Junior Golf Association (TCJGA) College Scholarship program began in 1994 and over the past twenty-four years has given over $310,000.00 in college educational funds to the TCJGA membership.
… Joel Cerny (TC West), University of Colorado; Martin Chown (TC Central), University of Michigan; Thomas Hursey (Suttons Bay), Ferris State University; Megan Jenkinson (TC West), Hope College; Parker LaPointe (Suttons Bay), Ferris State University; Eli Lewis (Suttons Bay), Grand Valley State University; Evan Rohrback (Suttons Bay), Grand Rapids Community College; Zach VanAntwerp (TCW), Adrian College; Evan Culp (Traverse City), Northwestern Michigan College; Joseph Hunter (Traverse City) University of Houston – Victoria; Hunter Kehoe (TC West), St. Marys College; Tristan Rogers (Frankfort), Ferris State University; Madison Waldie (Mayfield), Spring Arbor University; Carter Bechaz (Sand Lake), Missouri Valley College.

Grand Rapids among best cities in America to be ‘young and broke’
5/8/18 MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Being broke isn’t ideal, but unfortunately for people between the ages of 18 and 24, it’s often a reality.
… Which is a good thing considering Grand Rapids is home to several schools including Grand Valley State, Calvin, Aquinas, Davenport, Grand Rapids Community College, Cornerstone and others.