Archive for May 11, 2018

GRCC In the News, 5-11-18

May 11, 2018

Putting the soul back in soul food
5/10/18 Grand Rapids Magazine
Ever since Trimell Hawkins started spending time with his grandmother in her kitchen, cooking has been an important part of his life. As he grew up, Hawkins noticed he always ended up being the chef for his friends because he loved to entertain.
However, it was not until he returned from the U.S. Marine Corps that he realized he wanted to turn his passion into a career. He enrolled into Grand Rapids Community Colleges culinary program, Secchia Institute of Culinary Arts, where he later worked as the sous chef under master chef Kevin Dunn.

Recuerdan oficiales muertos en el deber
5/10/18 El Vocero
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (EVH) — Los departamentos de Policía del sur y oeste de Michigan incluyendo la Policía estatal del estado que cubre ambas zonas, así como otros departamentos de Indiana, realizaron una ceremonia en memoria de los oficiales caídos en el deber como parte de la celebración del Police Memorial Day.
… De los cuatro jóvenes que recibieron las becas, dos son de origen hispano, ellas son Erika Mejía y Rylee Guerrero.  La primera es egresada de la escuela Central High y actualmente estudia en el Grand Rapids Community College.  Trabaja como interna en el Departamento de Policía de esta ciudad.
… La segunda, Guerrero, nació y creció en la ciudad de Walker y estudió en escuela Kenowa Hills.  Es también estudiante del Grand Rapids Community College.
(GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (EVH). Police departments in southern and western Michigan, including the state police that cover both areas, as well as other Indiana departments, held a memorial service for fallen officers as part of the “Police Memorial Day” celebration.
… Of the four young people who received the scholarships, two are of Hispanic origin, they are Erika Mejía and Rylee Guerrero. The first is a graduate of Central High School and is currently studying at Grand Rapids Community College. She works as an intern in the Police Department of this city.
… The second, Guerrero, was born and raised in the city of Walker and studied at Kenowa Hills School. He is also a student at Grand Rapids Community College.)

Governor appoints local judge to state board
5/10/18 Grand Haven Tribune
Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Ottawa County Judge Bradley Knoll to the Michigan Community Corrections Board.
… Knoll is also an adjunct professor of criminology and political science at Grand Rapids Community College and a faculty member of the Michigan Judicial Institute. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the Detroit College of Law.

Golden Raiders reception photos

May 11, 2018

GRCC welcomed home our retirees for the annual Golden Raider Retiree Celebration held Thursday, May 10th. We were able to celebrate our new retirees and award recipients, all while connecting with past colleagues and friends. Thank you to everyone who attended.

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