GRCC In The News, 9-28-18

The Folias Duo opens the 2018 GRCC International Guitar Series
9/27/18 WMUK
The Folias Duo, flutist Carmen Maret and guitarist Andrew Bergeron, presents the opening concert of the 2018 Grand Rapids Community College International Guitar Series, next Thursday, October 4th, at 7:30 p.m., in the Albert P. Smith Music Center, 142 Ransom Ave NE in Grand Rapids.

Brewery Guide
9/27/18 Revue
Revue’s compendium of breweries in West Michigan
… Fountain Hill Brewery
… Owned by Grand Rapids Community College, this brewery is only open on specific dates, when the general public gets to taste the exciting results of the Craft Brewing, Packaging and Service Operations certificate program. Open: Check website for dates.

FBI report marks a decline in violent crimes reported on Michigan college campuses
9/26/18 WWMT
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The latest crime data from the FBI suggest college campuses in Michigan are becoming safer with violent crime reports down in 2017 for a number of schools. However, it’s unclear if less crime is occurring or if fewer incidents are being reported.
… The colleges listed below had zero reports of violent crime in 2017, according to the FBI:

ArtPrize 10: The Jurors’ Shortlist
9/24/18 WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Art experts have narrowed down their Shortlist for the best of the best at ArtPrize 10.
(Former GRCC student Alan Compo made the short list for Outstanding Venue for his work outside the UICA. Filippo Tagliati, an associate professor in the Visual Arts Department, and his team have “Belt” on display at another finalist in the Outstanding Venue category: SiTE:LAB on Franklin Street.)

Sturgis, Mendon volleyball teams win
9/27/18 Sturgis Journal
… The Glen Oaks Community College dropped a conference game with Grand Rapids CC 25-21, 23-25, 25-19, 25-15.

Grand Valley State legend Cullen Finnerty was everybody’s ‘Superman,’ up until tragic end
9/27/18 The Detroit News
Detroit — The family had just moved from Redford to Brighton. Cullen Finnerty was 5 at the time.
… In his first year at Grand Valley, as Anes’ backup, Finnerty was part of a group of underclassmen who scrimmaged against Grand Rapids Community College. The game was on astroturf, and he hyper-extended a toe it bent so far back, it touched the top of his foot. (“It looked like the most painful, torturous thing,” Tim said.) It turned out to be a blessing in disguise, earning Finnerty a medical redshirt. That gave him four years of eligibility, starting with the first year after Anes’ departure.

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