Nominate adult learners for the 2019 GRAHEN awards

Attention Faculty and Staff –

Do you know of an outstanding adult learner at GRCC? The Grand Rapids Area Higher Education Network (GRAHEN) are looking for outstanding adult learners whose accomplishments in higher education and contributions in the community merit recognition. This should be a currently enrolled student. GRAHEN defines an adult learner as a college student in their mid to late 20’s and older. The winner will be invited to an awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, held to honor and recognize the student with a Certificate of Achievement and cash award.

Please send your nominations no later than February 28 to Lori Cook ( and Francisco Ramirez ( They will follow up with the nominee on the application process, which consists of submitting an application, writing an essay, and two letters of recommendation. Contact Lori or Francisco with any questions. Thank you!

Logo for GRAHEN. The logo features a black outline of the skyline underscored by a wavy blue water line. The text reads: "G.R.A.H.E.N. Grand Rapids Area Higher Education Network."

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