GRCC plans ‘Raider Takeover’ of Union High School on May 16

GRCC staff and faculty are planning a Raider Takeover of Union High School on Thursday, May 16 to help inform students about college and inspire this next generation of Raiders to pursue postsecondary education.

The event runs from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Union High, 1800 Tremont NW in Grand Rapids.

The GRCC team will engage with eleventh grade Challenge Scholars students in classrooms.

The goals are to promote academic success, college aspiration, and career exploration and inspire students to continue exploring the endless opportunities available to them.

GRCC colleagues will connect with students and engage in meaningful discussions to help students see college as a possibility. They’ll allow students to get a glimpse of college life and begin exploring how to navigate the transition from high school to college. Students will be informed about college and assist in debunking myths about the college experience GRCC colleagues will share their own educational journeys and career experiences with Challenge Scholars students.

Contact the College Success Center at, (616) 234-2312 if you are interested in participating.

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