GRCC In the News, 6-05-18

Bill to provide credit for high school interns heads to governor
6/4/18 The Holland Sentinel
LANSING — A bill that would allow high school juniors and seniors to earn graduation credits from internships is heading to the governor’s desk.
… More on-the-job training with high school students has been growing in popularity across the state, and in the Holland area. In 2016, Careerline Tech Center, Grand Rapids Community College and Herman Miller joined forces to launch a three-year early college program that allows high school students to begin college coursework and work at Herman Miller.

Michigan This Morning
6/5/18  WWTV
Rob Dohm is headed to Grand Rapids Community College in the fall. Dohm says he is excited for the opportunity. … Dohm joins a Raiders team that finished 26 and 10 overall last year.
(This signing ceremony was covered by two other Traverse City-area TV stations.)

24 Hour News
6/4/18 WOOD TV
First tonight, Grand Rapids police are investigating after an apparent random attack at Ros Parks Circle. It happened around 7:30. Police tell us the attack was unprovoked. The victim suffered serious injuries, but they aren’t life-threatening. Grand Rapids Community College put out an alert saying the suspect may be near campus. Here’s a suspect description included in that campus alert. The suspect is a male in his 40s with waves in his hair. He was wearing a black shirt, blue pants and black sunglasses. Police say he may go by the name of Smoke. If you know who this man is or where he might be, call police.

Policía alerta sobre ataque en el Rosa Park
6/4/18 El Vocero
El Departamento de Policía de Grand Rapids está investigando un asalto con intención de asesinato que ocurrió aproximadamente a las 7:30 p.m., hoy en el Rosa Parks Circle en el centro de Grand Rapids.
Este ataque parece haber sido aleatorio. La víctima pudo buscar atención médica por su cuenta y es posible que haya viajado a través del campus principal de GRCC en el camino al hospital.
(The Grand Rapids Police Department is investigating an assault with intent to murder that occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m., today at the Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids.
This attack seems to have been random. The victim was able to seek medical care on her own and may have traveled through the main GRCC campus on the way to the hospital.)


Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Whitecaps Baseball, June 15th!

Dr. Pink will be throwing out the first pitch at the Whitecaps game on Friday, June 15th! We’d like to invite our GRCC family and friends to cheer him on and enjoy some great West Michigan baseball. It is fun for all ages, and everyone is welcome!

Tickets are $11 per person and must be purchased in advance by Monday, June 11th. Cash appreciated. Official game tickets must be picked up by Wednesday, June 13th.

Please see Nicole Dekker or Amy Bennett on the 2nd Floor of the Administration Building, DeVos Campus, for ticketing.

**Please note we must have at least 20 attendees for group ticket pricing. Also, parking is $7.00 per vehicle.

Questions? Please contact Nicole Dekker (x3848,