GRCC In The News, 03-27-19

GRCC counselors reach out to help students with mental health needs

3/26/19 schoolnewsnetwork.org (Kent Intermediate School District newsletter)

College students can face unfamiliar uncertainty: What career path fits? What degree will land a good job? Is there enough money for tuition and rent? What are the ramifications of an E on a test?

… GRCC student Stanesha Lee, who attended the session for a course she’s taking, said the workshop resonated. “Everybody goes through something and we all need coping skills,” she said. “It’s good GRCC offers these for students.”

One extra year nets big reward: free college degree

3/26/19 schoolnewsnetwork.org

Senior Sarah Galloway never doubted that she wanted to enroll in the Middle College option offered at her high school, since she saw the benefits firsthand with her brother. “It has been an exceptional opportunity,” she said.

Kevin Galloway was among the 20 students in the first group (called a cohort) graduating last spring with both his high school diploma and a Grand Rapids Community College degree.

Lakewood’s Zari Kruger signs with Grand Rapids Community College

3/26/19 Ionia Sentinel-Standard

LAKE ODESSA — Zari Kruger is eager to tackle the challenges of collegiate basketball.

The Lakewood basketball standout has signed to attend Grand Rapids Community College and her high school coach is high on her potential.

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