GRCC In The News, 11-05-18

Mid-term Election Races November 2018
11/2/18 FOX 17
Tuesday, November 6 is Election Day across Michigan and the country. Michigan has several statewide races and issues on the ballot, but many counties, cities and legislative districts also have races. You should consult with your county or city or township clerk for questions regarding your ballot.
… Grand Rapids Community College Board 4 for 2 seats

Here are the Ottawa, Allegan races and proposals on the ballot
11/5/18 The Holland Sentinel
The Nov. 6 midterm election has several high profile ticket items for voters to consider, such as the gubernatorial race and three ballot proposals on recreational marijuana, gerrymandering and voter registration.
… Allegan County Commissioners
… District One
… Don Doggendorf
… Priorities: Providing high speed internet for all of Allegan County, ending natural gas lines for cheaper and cleaner heating, implement a summer youth employment program and connect with the three neighboring community colleges (Grand Rapids Community College, Lake Michigan College and Kalamazoo Valley Community college) to lower tuition for full-time students.

Lumberjacks on receiving end of blowout loss
11/5/18 The Alpena News
The Alpena Community College men’s basketball team couldn’t have had a more frustrating start to its season.
… The Lumberjacks will look to quickly forget about its home opening defeat and will have time to make some corrections as they are off for nearly two weeks before traveling to take on Grand Rapids Community College.

ACC disappears late, falls to Lakers in season opener
11/5/18 The Alpena News
Things looked promising early on for the Alpena Community College women’s basketball team in its 2018 season opener on their home floor at Park Arena.
… Alpena will have some time off before traveling to take on Grand Rapids Community College in its second game of the year.

Juan R. Olivarez joins Lake Michigan Credit Unions Board of Directors
11/2/18 cuinsight.com (credit union publication)
GRAND RAPIDS, MI (November 2, 2018) — Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU) is proud to announce the addition of Juan R. Olivarez, Ph.D, to the Board of Directors.
Olivarez brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience. His most recent position was President at Aquinas College, and before that, he was President and CEO for the Kalamazoo Community Foundation, and the President of Grand Rapids Community College. His leadership experience spans 35 years, and his teaching, counseling, and research experience spans over 40 — including current roles as a Distinguished Scholar in Research at Grand Valley State University’s Johnson Center for Philanthropy, and Adjunct Professor at Western Michigan University, Michigan State University, Grand Valley State University, and Ferris State University.

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