GRCC In The News, 8-27-18

GRCC’s volleyball team home from Hawaii after hurricane causes flight delays
8/25/18 WZZM
HILO, Hawaii — The Grand Rapids Community College volleyball team is back in Michigan after extreme weather conditions kept them in Hawaii an extra day.

Morning News
8/27/18 WZZM
Our area welcomed the Grand Rapids Community College volleyball team Saturday night after they were in Honolulu for games against teams from across the country. The coach told us he’s impressed about how his players became leaders. The Raiders actually open up the regular season of play with a match against Glen Oaks Community College tomorrow night.

GRCC volleyball team finally leaves Hawaii, is back in L.A.
8/25/18 FOX 17
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Community College volleyball team has finally left Hawaii and Hurricane Lane behind, and is back in California and headed toward home.

GRCC team delayed by Hurricane Lane heading home
8/24/18 WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A Grand Rapids Community College team whose return home has been hampered by Hurricane Lane will soon be back in West Michigan.

GRCC volleyball team headed home after hurricane dissipates
8/25/18 MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The Grand Rapids Community College volleyball team is headed home after safely leaving hurricane-battered Hawaii.

Northview schools closed for power outage after storm
8/27/18 MLive
KENT COUNTY, MI – Northview Public Schools are among several that closed or delayed classes Monday, Aug. 27, after a storm left areas of West Michigan without power.
… Grand Rapids Community College’s Calkins Science Center will be closed until 11 a.m. because of the power outage.

Closing and delays for Aug. 27
8/27/18 WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Power outages across West Michigan are prompting closings and delays Monday morning.
… Grand Rapids Community College: Due to power outage GRCC morning classes in the Calkins Science Bldg. are canceled. Classes that begin at 11 am will be held.

Morning News
8/27/18 FOX 17
… Expect traffic jams on Division Avenue this morning as students begin classes at Grand Rapids Community College. Many of them are not aware of the closure of Fountain Street, east of Division, the usual route to get to the main GRCC parking ramp.

Renovation Renaissance: Grand Rapids arts centers major upgrades offer the latest in acoustics, technology
7/31/18 Revue
A hub for social enterprise, creative pursuits and arts and job training, West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology helps teens explore creative careers and adults build sustainable futures.
… After years of dealing with inadequate acoustics, outdated lighting and decor and an awkward setup where late concert attendees entered onstage, Grand Rapids Community College opened its renovated music building and a new recital hall last fall.

ESU Football Game Notes At No. 8 Ferris State
ESU travels to Ferris State for its 2018 season opener, and the first-ever meeting between the two schools.
… Ferris State – Tony Annese (Alma ’83)
… previously at Grand Rapids Community College (30-4 with two NJCAA DII national championships in three years)


Tassell M-TEC volunteers welcome students with spirit on first day of class

GRCC volunteers welcoming students to the Tassell M-TEC

The Tassell M-TEC volunteers know how to bring the school spirit to first day of classes here at GRCC!

Ambassadors across campus are directing students today. As Dr. Pink mentioned on Friday, helping students find their way helps them succeed.  Huge shoutout to all of our GRCC volunteers helping to make today run smoothly!