GRCC In The News, 9-21-18

Morning News
9/21/18 FOX 17
Western Michigan University is opening a new lab for manufacturing students. … Just a year ago, the university announced a collaboration with Grand Rapids Community College and West Michigan manufacturers addressing industry needs. The facility will include opportunities for students to earn college credits in prototyping, training and small-scale manufacturing. Bill Pink, GRCC president: “This is a collaboration of people and organizations that got together and said, ‘We need to do more in the area of advancing manufacturing in West Michigan because we all know that the need is hugs and it’s not going away tomorrow.'”

WMU opens manufacturing lab in Grand Rapids
9/20/18 WKRF
A year ago, Western Michigan University announced a collaborative effort with Grand Rapids Community College, and with West Michigan manufacturers to help ease the need for talent in manufacturing. Wednesday, the first examples of that effort were put on display.

WMU Opens Manufacturing Lab in Downtown Grand Rapids
9/20/18 advancedmanufacturing.org
One year after announcing a collaborative effort with Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC; Grand Rapids, MI) and West Michigan manufacturers addressing talent needs in the manufacturing industry, the AMP Lab @ WMU opened its doors for industry leaders to have a first look at the new 15,000-sq.-ft. instructional manufacturing facility.

WMU opens manufacturing lab in downtown Grand Rapids
9/20/18 WMU News (Western Michigan University’s website)
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — One year after announcing a collaborative effort with Grand Rapids Community College and West Michigan manufacturers addressing talent needs in the manufacturing industry, the AMP Lab @ WMU opened its doors for industry leaders to have a first look at the new 15,000-square-foot instructional manufacturing facility.

Towers art featured at 10th annual ArtPrize competition
9/20/18 The Daily Reporter (Coldwater)
COLDWATER — Paul Tower of Coldwater is an artist under the disguise of a flooring guy, the owner of H & S Supply.
… It’s a sculpture, “Ferocious Funnel” on display at the Grand Rapids Community College Spectrum Theater lobby. Tower was elated when he learned the piece was accepted. He had entered in the past without success.

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