GRCC In the News, 7-16-19

Employment Expertise: Earn while learning skills for high-demand career

July 15, 2019; Ionia Sentinel-Standard

Health care is one of the fastest growing industries in Michigan. Health care support occupations, such as medical assistants, top the list of fastest-growing occupational groups through 2022 — over twice the rate for total jobs overall. More than 450 open medical assistant positions will need to be filled in Michigan each year.

… As a student in the one-year program:

You’ll attend classes (tuition free) at one of the participating training providers: Grand Rapids Community College or Muskegon Community College. You’ll apply your classroom learning in a clinical setting and learn new skills from your assigned mentors and supervisors.

(This article, provided by West Michigan Works!, was also in several other state newspapers, including The Holland Sentinel.)

70+ restaurants, menus announced for 10th annual Restaurant Week GR

July 16, 2019; WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Experience Grand Rapids announced the full list of Grand Rapids-area restaurants participating in the 10th annual Restaurant Week GR (RWGR).

… RWGR also supports culinary students through an endowed scholarship fund at the Grand Rapids Community College Secchia Institute for Culinary Education. Participating locations donate $1 for every RWGR meal sold.