July 16, 2021; The Holland Sentinel
GRAND RAPIDS — Bolstered by students enrolling through state-funded programs, summer enrollment at Grand Rapids Community College has increased to levels higher than before the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 17, 2021; WHTC
HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) — Each week, Shandra Martinez, managing editor of The Lakeshore , talks to WHTC’s Peg McNichol about people and organizations making a difference along West Michigan’s Lakeshore. Here are highlights of their conversation on for the week starting July 16, 2021.
… State programs play a role in GRCC’s 7.1% increase in summer enrollment. Grand Rapids Community College, which recently kicked off its second summer semester, reports enrollment this season is up 7.1% over 2021 and 5.9% from before the pandemic. The increase is attributed in part to students taking advantage of state programs that help with tuition costs.
July 18, 2021; The Holland Sentinel
HOLLAND TWP. — In a half-mile corridor along U.S.-31, there’s a form of entertainment for everyone.
… In the coming months, the intersection will be joined by Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and Grand Rapids Community College’s Lakeshore Campus. The campus was a milestone achievement for The Shops at Westshore, which has worked diligently to repurpose the former mall space after its deconstruction a half-decade ago.
July 18, 2021; Midland Daily News
Berryhill Post 165 beat the West Side Rattlers and the Petoskey Royals by identical 8-0 scores, both in five innings, on Sunday to win the Petoskey Invitational baseball tournament.
… “Overall, we played pretty good. This was a good tournament,” said (manager Dan) Cronkright. “In the championship game, we faced a kid who’s going to Western Michigan. In our first game (on Friday), we faced a kid who’s going to Lincoln Trail College, and then we faced a kid who’s going to Grand Rapids Community College, and today we faced a kid who’s going to Muskegon Community College.