Nov. 26, 2019; Grand Rapids Business Journal
A local college has received a $2.1 million federal grant to create a more personalized and effective student advising system.
Grand Rapids Community College was one of three Michigan colleges and the only in West Michigan college to receive the five-year 2019 Strengthening Institutions Program grant, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
Nov. 27, 2019; Water & Wastes Digest
Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) is set to begin a training program focused on jobs related to water, public works, clean energy and river restoration projects.
Nov. 30, 2019; Michigan Radio
Grand Rapids Community College is launching a new job training program to certify people to work on public water infrastructure.
Nov. 28, 2019; Grand Rapids Business Journal
A college will start a training program focused on jobs related to water, public works, clean energy and river restoration projects after a bank’s $150,000 donation.
After the grant from JPMorgan Chase, GRCC is teaming up with the cities of Grand Rapids and Kentwood, the nonprofit Grand Rapids Whitewater, the Grand Rapids Chamber and the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority’s Whitewater Project team on the West Michigan Clean Water and Environmental Certifications Program.
Nov. 29, 2019; Grand Rapids Business Journal
A college that hosts an annual awards ceremony recognizing African-American individuals and organizations has announced this year’s honorees.
The 38th Annual Giant Awards, hosted by Grand Rapids Community College, recognizes honorees for their “exceptional contributions in shaping the history and quality of life of the Grand Rapids community.”
Dec. 1, 2019; Grand Haven Tribune
GRAND RAPIDS — In Act II of “The Nutcracker Ballet,” the Prince whisks the slumbering Clara away to the Land of Sweets, where the Sugar Plum Fairy holds court in a magical land of make believe.
… To celebrate the season, culinary students at Grand Rapids Community College’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education are creating a sugary wonderland filled with ballerinas in stained-glass sugar and bells made from blown sugar in DeVos Performance Hall in December.
Nov. 26, 2019; Broadway World Detroit
See Grand Rapids Symphony’s full calendar of events for December 2019!
December 5-8 – Fox Motors Pops
… The show includes free hot chocolate, photo ops, holiday music in the lobby by area high schools, and an elaborate “Land of Sweets” holiday extravaganza created by Grand Rapids Community College culinary students. Last but not least, one school-age student will be selected at each concert to come up on stage and guest conduct the Grand Rapids Symphony performing “Sleigh Ride.”
Nov. 27, 2019; The Holland Sentinel
Richard Van Oss will present a recital ushering in the holiday season at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1 as part of the Free@3 Concert Series. He will perform on First Reformed Church’s Casavant organ. The church, which sponsors Free@3, is at 630 State St., Holland.
… (Julia) Cosgrove holds a masters of music in vocal performance from the New England Conservatory in Boston and a degree in performance from Taylor University. She has sung light opera roles, is a frequent soloist in many local churches, is passionate about oratorio music and is known for her 12 annual performances in Handel’s “Messiah” with the Zeeland Civic Chorus. She maintained a private studio in Boston and has previously taught at Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids Community College, and Hope College. She currently series as the director of Care Ministry at First Reformed Church in Holland.
Nov. 30, 2019; WZZM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — “Last of the Red Hot Lovers,” a comedy written by Neil Simon, is coming to Spectrum Theater this week. Directed by G.M. (Bud) Thompson, this is the latest from Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids.