GRCC In the News, 10-10-19

Native American Heritage Fund helping assist Michigan schools

Oct. 9, 2019; WOOD TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Do you remember history lessons while in school? Do you remember how Native Americans were depicted and were those depictions accurate?

… This is a one-of-a-kind initiative that is helping to assist Michigan’s K-12 schools, colleges, universities and local units of government. This is a huge step for all of us to take part in positively promoting relationships, and accurate information about Michigan’s Indian tribes and Native Americans across the state. Along with the City of Battle Creek, Belding Public Schools, MSU, and Northern Michigan University, Grand Rapids Community College is also a recipient of the Native American Heritage Fund.

College hires VP for advancement

Oct. 9, 2019; Grand Rapids Business Journal

A local college has named a new fundraising executive.

… She (Gina Covert) holds an associate’s degree from Grand Rapids Community College and a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Phoenix.