Archive for July 10, 2018

GRCC In the News, 7-10-18

July 10, 2018

Building their future, one piece at a time
7/9/18 The Holland Sentinel
Five women put on red caps and gowns, sharing smiles and stories about the past 18 weeks they experienced together. They are the first students to complete and graduate the Sterile Processing Registered Apprenticeship program: Lelah Christiansen, Samantha Gonzales, Gina Mancha, Shanitra Reed and Melonie Rodriguez.
… Students received instruction from Grand Rapids Community College, as well as hands-on experience at a local hospital: Spectrum Health, Holland Hospital or Mercy Health.

Heritage Theatre Group takes history to the stage in Grand Rapids
7/9/18 WZZM
Heritage Theatre Group is celebrating its 28th season with a full slate of performances this summer. The group will be performing three different pieces from July 12 until August 18 at the Spectrum Theatre on campus at Grand Rapids Community College.

Union City alum Dan Skirka named head coach of Murray State baseball
7/9/18 The Daily Reporter (Coldwater)
MURRAY, KY. — Murray State Director of Athletics, Allen Ward, announced the hiring of Union City alum Dan Skirka as the ninth head coach of the Racer Baseball program.
… Skirka’s first collegiate assistant coaching position was at Grand Rapids Community College in 2007-08 where his team advanced to the NJCAA World Series. He spent the 2008-09 season at Ouachita Baptist working under former Murray State player Chris Moddelmog.

Exercise Science Department earns ‘Silver’ from national organization

July 10, 2018

Congratulations to Grand Rapids Community College, GRCC’s Exercise Science Department, and the GRCC Exercise is Medicine Team for receiving a “2018 Silver Campus” award from the American College of Sports Medicine/Exercise is Medicine Organization!
White logo with grey text; text reads "Exercise is Medicine 2018 Silver Campus"

Silver Level: “An officially registered EIM on Campus program can achieve Silver Level Recognition by engaging students, faculty, and staff in EIM education initiatives.”

 Exercise is Medicine® on Campus (EIM-OC) is a program calling upon universities and colleges to engage in the promotion of physical activity as a vital sign of health. EIM-OC encourages faculty, staff and students to work together toward improving the health and well-being of the campus community.

White logo with kelly green and denim blue; logo reads, "Exercise is Medicine On Campus Grand Rapids Community College"