Convicted killer’s appeal for new trial denied
4/26/19 FOX 17 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A man convicted of killing a woman near Grand Rapids Community College in 2016 has had his appeal for a new trial denied.
Returning Citizens – More Than a Workforce
4/28/19 mibiz.com It’s no secret: West Michigan companies need to find a deeper pool of talent.
… Butterball Farms, along with Cascade Engineering, has been committed to the 30-2-2 initiative, a program launched in partnership with Grand Rapids Community College in 2012 with a simple concept to get 30 companies to hire two workers leaving jail or prison and track their progress for two years.
GVSU announces Hall of Fame class of 2019
4/26/19 The Holland Sentinel Grand Valley State Director of Athletics, Keri Becker, announced the 2019 GVSU Athletics Hall of Fame class. The 2019 class will be the 34th inducted into the Hall of Fame.
New members will include: Lucius (Hawkins) Anthony (Inkster, Mich.), football 2001-04; Shannon Carrier (Plainwell, Mich.) women’s soccer (2003-06); Kevin Kremer (Kalamazoo, Mich./Central), men’s golf (2001-2004); Rebecca Rapin (Saginaw, Mich./Nouvel Catholic), volleyball (2007-10); Kelly VanDyke (Wyoming, Mich./Rogers), swimming (2003-06); Doug Woods (Ottawa, Ohio), softball coach/athletic trainer 1976, 1991-2014; Ennis Young (Grand Rapids, Mich./Ottawa Hills), men’s basketball 1996-99.
(This article doesn’t mention it, but Ennis Young is an assistant professor in the Psychology Department.)
Hankins gains postseason recognition, Sobczak earns two saves for Alma baseball
4/28/19 Petoskey News-Review … Stephanie Kruskie continued her consistent play for Grand Rapids Community College’s softball team last week.
Muskegon Community College golf team takes second in its home tournament
4/28/19 Local Sports Journal (Muskegon) The Muskegon Community College golf team fared well in its own tournament, the Jayhawk Invitational, on Thursday and Friday.
MCC finished second in the team standings with 342 points, behind first-place Grand Rapids Community College (305).