GRCC In the News, 9-9-21

Good things on The Lakeshore, Sept. 7, 2021

9/8/21 WHTC

HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) — Each week, Shandra Martinez, managing editor of The Lakeshore, WHTC Reporter Peg McNichol talks with about people and organizations making a difference.

… GRCC Lakeshore Campus plans Sept. 14 community COVID vaccination clinic. The new GRCC Lakeshore Campus will host a vaccination clinic on Sept. 14, part of an effort to help students, employees and community members have access to an effective COVID-fighting tool.

“It’s never too late,” says GRCC student who turned her life around. Lakeshore Advantage’s KelseySivertson credits GRCC for helping her get back on track to pursuing her professional dreams, and she believes the college’s new Lakeshore Campus will provide those same opportunities to others.

GRCC displays exhibit of works by alumnus and world-renowned artist Peter Fink. Grand Rapids Community College is offering West Michigan the opportunity to view photos by world-renowned artist Peter Fink. Provided by the Finkelstein family, the collection of photographs by the GRCC alumnus is on display in the college’s Paul Collins Art Gallery.

Community updates: Wednesday, Sept. 8

9/8/21 therapidian.org

Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) and Grand Valley State University (GVSU) have each received five-year, $1.2 million grants from the U.S. Department of Education to help adult learners and low-wage students earn degrees at their institutions.

From fresh bread to renovations, what to expect with WCC’s new dining partner

9/8/21 The Washtenaw Voice (Washtenaw Community College’s student newspaper)

WCC is kicking off the fall semester with a new dining partner, Creative Dining Services (CDS). 

… Under its new contract, CDS will provide its services through May 2026, with an optional five-year renewal. The company serves six Michigan colleges, including Macomb and Grand Rapids community colleges. 

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