GRCC In The News, 12-14-18

Metallica Donates $1 Million to 10 Community Colleges
12/14/18 Inside Higher Ed
Hall of Fame rock band Metallica is donating $1 million to 10 community colleges across the country as part of a partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges.
… The colleges that were selected will each receive $100,000 and are based in and around stops on Metallica’s 2017-2019 WorldWired Tour:
… Grand Rapids Community College in Michigan

Metallica awards job training grant to GRCC
12/13/18 The Fabricator (publication of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association)
The heavy metal band Metallica is awarding Grand Rapids Community College a $100,000 grant to connect more nontraditional students to in-demand welding jobs.

…And Justice for All: A $1M Donation for Community Colleges — For a Change
12/13/18 Nonprofit Quarterly
When thinking of education philanthropists, the heavy metal rock band Metallica probably does not rise to the top of many people’s lists, but this week the band announced that its All Within My Hands Foundation (AWMH) would award $100,000 grants to 10 community colleges across the country with the goal of helping more than 1,000 students achieve their career goals.
… The band has partnered with American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), a trade association that represents over 1,1100 community colleges, on the project. The 10 colleges receiving what Metallica has called its first cohort of grantees are the following:
… Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Hero of the Day? Heavy metal band Metallica grants $100K to GRCC for welding program
12/12/18 mibiz.com
GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Rapids Community College will receive $100,000 from heavy metal band Metallica to support new programming, the school announced today.

Metallica Is Donating $1,000,000 to US Community Colleges in New Charity Initiative
12/12/18 ultimate-guitar.com
Metallica has announced a new charity initiative through their All Within My Hands Foundation – a donation of $1 million in grant money to select community colleges.
… The 10 community colleges that have been selected are:
… Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, MI

Metallica’s foundation awards grant to college
12/13/18 Grand Rapids Business Journal
The foundation started by the heavy metal band Metallica is giving a job-training grant to a local college.
The All Within My Hands Foundation, created in 2017, will provide Grand Rapids Community College with a $100,000 grant to connect more non-traditional students to welding jobs.

GRCC offers new certification in Supply Chain Operations Management
12/14/18 schoolnewsnetwork.org (KISD newsletter)
While Santa Claus may have elves for toy-making and Rudolph to guide his sleigh, many West Michigan companies need more qualified manpower to ensure the economical and efficient production of items and delivery to wherever they need to go and fast.
… Grand Rapids Community College is paving the way to equip people with introductory skills and meet the needs of employers to manage all facets of bringing goods from producer to consumer as seamlessly as those bow-tied presents come from the North Pole, down the chimney and end up under the Christmas tree.

GRCC trustee recount finished, winners decided
12/13/18 WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — With a recount completed, officials have declared the winners of the election for the Grand Rapids Community College Board of Trustees.

Board of Canvassers completes vote recount for GRCC trustees
12/14/18 FOX 17
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Kent County Clerk Lisa Posthumus Lyons says the Kent County Board of Canvassers has completed a recount of votes cast in the Grand Rapids Community College Board of Trustees race.

Programmer’s instruction led to election night tech trouble / 12-13-18
12/13/18 The Hastings Banner
Barry County Clerk Pamela Palmer’s Election Day nightmare began with a simple question to Governmental Business Systems. GBS is the company that provided the software the county used in November to compile election results.
… Unfortunately, that’s not the case for the Grand Rapids Community College race in Kent County.

Recount for GRCC trustees board confirms win by candidate initially declared loser
12/14/18 MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A recount for a spot on the Grand Rapids Community College Board of Trustees has confirmed that Sheryl Siegel actually won the position, not the person initially certified as the winner.

Finalizado el recuento de GRCC, Kathy Crosby y Sheryl Siegel ganaron elecciones
12/13/18 El Vocero
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (EVH) .- Con un recuento finalizado, los funcionarios declararon a los ganadores de la elección para el Consejo de Administración de Grand Rapids Community College.
(GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (EVH) — With a final count, officials declared the winners of the election to the Grand Rapids Community College board of trustees.)

PR society elects board officers and members
12/13/18 Grand Rapids Business Journal
The region’s public relations society has named its new leaders.
… New board members
… Dave Murray, Grand Rapids Community College