GRCC In the News, 6-13-18

Board approves GRCC budget with lowest tuition increase in two decades
6/12/18 La Prensa
GRAND RAPIDS, June 4, 2018: Grand Rapids Community College trustees unanimously approved a $112.3 million budget for the 2018-2019 academic year, a spending plan that includes the lowest tuition increase in nearly two decades. Tuition and fees account for about 46 percent of the college’s revenue. In March, trustees unanimously approved a 0.88 percent tuition increase for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Furman Names King As Head Softball Coach
6/11/18 (Furman University Athletics)
Greenville, S.C. — Wally King, who guided Furman softball to a 41-15 record this season as interim coach, has been named as the program’s new head coach, it was announced on Monday by Paladin director of athletics Mike Buddie.
… A National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) member, King began his coaching career on the collegiate level at Grand Rapids Community College as the assistant softball coach and head recruiter. During his three seasons with GRCC, King helped develop the program into a national title contender with back-to-back World Series appearances.

GRPD producing Speed of Trust events
6/12/18 Grand Rapids Business Journal
The Grand Rapids Police Department hopes to improve communication with residents through a new outreach initiative.
Community members are invited to two trust-building sessions scheduled for June 27 at Grand Rapids Community College from 8 a.m. to noon and 1-5 p.m.

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