GRCC In The News, 03-18-19

Street Talk: Employers may be feeling March sadness
3/15/19 Grand Rapids Business Journal
… Grand Rapids Community College leaders met Metallica guitarist James Hetfield last week before the band’s concert at the Van Andel Arena.

Change Ups: Cutler Martin joins firm grandfather founded
3/15/19 Grand Rapids Business Journal
Grand Rapids Community College’s Sterile Processing Technician Registered Apprenticeship Program received a 2019 Impact Award from the Michigan Works! Association. The award recognizes significant economic accomplishments and showcases the impact of new jobs, transformational training and talent pipeline development.

Torna a Castellana Grotte “Una vita in cucina” il Trofeo Internazionale dedicato al cav. Consoli
Dieci squadre per otto Paesi piu la squadra fuori concorso della scuola ospitante. … Al secondo posto si posiziono … mentre il terzo posto fu assegnato agli Stati Uniti, al Secchia Institute for Culinary Education in Grand Rapids Community College del Michigan.
(Ten teams for eight countries plus the out of competition team of the host school. In second place is positioned … while third place was assigned to the United States, to the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education at Grand Rapids Community College of Michigan.)

Morning News
3/16/19 WZZM
If you love dogs, cats, pigs — this event is for you. The Laughfest People and Pet event is Sunday and you don’t want to miss it. It’s happening from 10 to 2 at the GRCC Ford Fieldhouse.

COCC’s Next President Plans for Transition
3/15/19 KBND
BEND, OR — The next President of Central Oregon Community College is preparing for her 2,400-mile journey west. COCC’s Board unanimously approved the hiring of Dr. Laurie Chesley, earlier this week. She’s spent most of her career in Michigan and tells KBND News she’s ready for the challenges that lie ahead, “I think it’s very important for me, as a person who hasn’t grown up in Bend, to understand the community as well as I can, get to know the priorities and concerns of the community. My first weeks and months are going to be really focused on relationship building.” She adds, “My top priority will be to meet as many members of the college community and the local community as possible.”

Emoni Bates shows NBA potential during Ypsilanti Lincolns run to state final
3/15/19 MLive
EAST LANSING — Ypsilanti Lincoln’s Emoni Bates is only 15 years old, but the letters N.B.A. are already being included in the same sentence with the 6-foot-9 freshman.
… (Lincoln coach Jesse) Davis and Bates’s father, E.J. Bates, played at Grand Rapids Community College together and have had a strong rapport since.

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