GRCC In The News, 01-07-19

GRCC volleyball player earns All-American honors
12/21/18 The Rockford Squire
Grand Rapids Community College volleyball player Kendra DeJonge earned All-American honors for the second year in a row, adding to her legacy as one of the college’s most-decorated athletes.

Change Ups: Hoekwater appointed WM Legal Aid executive director
1/4/19 Grand Rapids Business Journal
Former Gov. Rick Snyder appointed Grand Rapids Community College President Bill Pink to a three-year term on the 21st Century Talent Creation Subcommittee, joining educators from universities, community colleges and intermediate school and K-12 districts. The subcommittee will work with the governor’s Talent Investment Board, which includes industry executives, labor leaders, educators, lawmakers and representatives of state agencies. It will focus on changing demands for skills and how collaboration with educators can more quickly prepare residents for rapidly changing workplaces.

New officers sworn in for Rockford Department of Safety
12/21/18 The Rockford Squire
Rockford Police Chief Dave Jones had nothing but praise for four officers who were recognized at the Monday, December 10 Rockford City Council meeting. One, Sam Foster, was leaving the department to begin a new career in law. Three others were sworn in before the council while family, officers, council, city staff and the audience looked on.
… Jones said Ben (Glass) joins Rockford from the Jackson Police Department, and he is excited to be here working in his hometown. He went to the Grand Rapids Community College Police Department.

Artists, authors, and you
1/4/19 The Post (Cedar Springs)
Coming to the Cedar Springs Community Library January 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019, the group Artists, Authors and You will be presenting works by artist, Nancy Clouse. On display will be “Still Stands,” a President Lincoln portrait, as well as “Robin” and “Bees” poems by Emily Dickinson.
… Nancy Clouse graduated in Art Education in 1969 from MSU. She has taught at the elementary and junior high levels, as well as teaching art history, drawing and art methods at Grand Rapids Community College. Her works have been displayed at the Methodist Church Celebration of the Arts, Grand Rapids Art festivals and Lowell and Muskegon Regional exhibits.

Cedar Springs library features Nancy Clouse in rotating art exhibit
1/4/19 MLive
The Cedar Springs Community Library will feature Nancy Clouse as their first artist of 2019 in their rotating exhibit.
… Clouse graduated with a degree in Art Education in 1969 from Michigan State University. She has taught at both elementary and junior high levels, as well as teach art history, drawing and art methods at Grand Rapids Community College.

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