GRCC In the News, 7/13/2021

GRCC summer enrollment numbers above pre-pandemic levels

July 12, 2021; FOX 17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Summer enrollment at Grand Rapids Community College is up 7.1% from a year ago and up 5.9% from pre-pandemic levels, with many students taking advantage of state programs covering the cost of in-district tuition.

Harbor Springs’ Walda enjoying first summer of pro ball with Lake Erie

July 12, 2021; The Petoskey News-Review

AVON, Ohio — When you love the game of baseball as much as Ean Walda, the thought of his time on the mound ending is one he keeps far from passing through his mind.

… A 2014 graduate from Harbor Springs, Walda then went on to pitch for Grand Rapids Community College before joining Pikeville for a couple seasons.

 “Scrambled Legs” podcast

July 12, 2021; Spotify

Garrett (Lacy) is the new Head Coach at GRCC, after having been an assistant for a few years. They are headed in the right direction, especially after a few recent recruits! Garrett and I discuss all of this, as well as some minor league baseball talk.

The Polish Heritage Festival is back for 2021

July 12, 2021; 95.7 FM

Like all the other events that had to be cancelled in 2020, the Polish Heritage Festival is planning a return for this summer!

… The Polish Heritage Society of Grand Rapids uses part of the proceeds from this festival to award students of Polish descent scholarships to many different local colleges, including Grand Valley State College, Aquinas, Davenport and Grand Rapids Community College.

 “News 8 at Daybreak”

July 13, 2021; WOOD TV

(Enrollment increase.)

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