GRCC In The News, 9-04-18

Public colleges requiring new students to complete sexual assault prevention training
9/2/18 The Arab American News
LANSING — The state of Michigan recently established new legislation which mandates public universities to require in-person sexual assault prevention training for all new students by August 31.
… Some of the colleges that have taken the protocol into action are Grand Rapids Community College, Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, including the Dearborn and Flint campuses, and Western Michigan University.

With GED program, Heartside Ministry helps participants find their next steps
GRAND RAPIDS — Noble Johnson serves as an example of the success of Heartside Ministry’s GED program.
… He plans to enroll in Grand Rapids Community College next semester to study technology or business.

New Destiny Pathways: Woman helps girls in transition with home and hope
9/2/18 FOX 17
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., — Nikeidra DeBarge was destined to make a difference in the lives of young people in West Michigan.
… (Whitney) Penn, who was homeless at the time, credits the non-profit for putting her and so many others on a different path. She’s now planning to attend Grand Rapids Community College with the dream of opening up a center for girls and boys in the foster care system in the future.

MCC volleyball team falls in four sets to league-leading GR Community College
8/31/18 Local Sports Journal (Muskegon)
The Muskegon Community College volleyball team faced off with league leading Grand Rapids Community College on Thursday and fell in four sets.

Red Hawk volleyball ready for next level
9/2/18 The Herald-Palladium (St. Joseph)
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Lake Michigan College’s volleyball team is looking to turnaround its season in a big way after struggling last fall.
… (Coach Rob) Elliott named both Muskegon Community College and Grand Rapids Community College as top competitors in the Michigan Community College Athletic Associations Western Division.

Street Talk: Startup tackles used cars
8/31/18 Grand Rapids Business Journal
… After 22 years, the Grand Awards is closing the curtains.
… Over the years, hundreds of theater performers have been honored at the prestigious event from different institutions such as Actors Theatre Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, Circle Theatre, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University and Cornerstone University.