Early enrollment gives GRPS students path to GRCC
10/15/18 WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — New numbers show efforts to encourage more Grand Rapids high school students to go to college are working.
Grand Rapids Community College saw a 31 percent increase in the number of Grand Rapids Public Schools graduates signing up for classes. According to GRCC, the number of students from GRPS rose from 116 in 2017 to 152 this year.
(This report also appeared on WOOD Radio.)
United Way welcomes new staff members
10/15/18 Grand Haven Tribune
The Greater Ottawa County United Way recently announced the addition of two staff members to its team.
… (Jennifer) Bryant has a background in fund development and education. She has worked in the non-profit, secondary and post-secondary sectors for more than 10 years. She joins the United Way from the Grand Rapids Community College Upward Bound program, where she guided first-generation and low-income high school students to higher education.
Greater Ottawa County United Way hires two
10/15/18 The Holland Sentinel
Greater Ottawa County United Way has added two staff members to its team. Jennifer Bryant is the new campaign associate, and Lisa Bassage is administrative assistant.
… Bryant, who lives in Grand Rapids, has a background in fund development and education. She has worked in the nonprofit, secondary, and post-secondary sectors for more than 10 years. She joins United Way from Grand Rapids Community College Upward Bound program.