GRCC In The News, 9-06-18

Laptop vending machine program expands at Grand Rapids Community College
9/6/18 WZZM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The number of laptop vending machines at Grand Rapids Community College is about to increase.

GRCC adds more free laptop vending machines
9/5/18 WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — An unusual type of vending machine is popping up in more places on Grand Rapids Community College’s campus.

GRCC adds more free laptop vending machines
9/6/18 Ichiban Electronics blog
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — An unusual type of vending machine is popping up in more places on Grand Rapids Community College’s campus.

Parents, community leaders excited about possible free college tuition
9/5/18 MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Parents dropping off their children at Grand Rapids Public Schools Wednesday, Sept. 5, expressed excitement and relief about the Michigan Promise Zone designation and the potential for free college tuition.
… Grand Rapids Community College President Bill Pink said the scholarship program has the potential to be a game-changer for the community because it will be a game-changer for students.
“This takes one of the barriers off the table for students wanting to pursue a college degree or other higher education credential,” he said. “The opportunity that will be there will be tremendous.”

Bicyclist hospitalized after being hit by vehicle in GR
9/5/18 WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A bicyclist was hospitalized after being hit by a vehicle Wednesday while going through a crosswalk in Grand Rapids.
… A Grand Rapids Community College police officer said the bicyclist suffered back, neck and facial injuries and was taken to the hospital. The injuries weren’t considered to be life-threatening.

Greenville to induct two athletes and one team
8/5/18 The Daily News (Greenville)
GREENVILLE — The Greenville High School Hall of Fame Class of 2018 include two athletes and a team, which will be honored during halftime of Friday’s football game between the Yellow Jackets and the Lowell Red Arrows.
… He (Tom Hallock) transferred to Grand Rapids Community College and then to the University of South Alabama, where he finished his collegiate baseball career and earned a degree in business administration. He then returned to Ferris State to earn his teaching degree, minoring in social studies.

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