GRCC In the News, 10/08/2021

GRCC celebrates opening of new Veterans Center in Grand Rapids

October 7, 2021; The Holland Sentinel

GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Rapids Community College commemorated the opening of a new space on its main campus dedicated for student veterans Wednesday, Oct. 6.

GRCC to build Secchia Piazza

October 7, 2021; Grand Rapids Magazine

Grand Rapids Community College is adding a new piazza to its culinary program.

Meet the Leaders Taking Action for Families in America

October 7, 2021; Aspen Institute

In order for America to thrive, our families must thrive. This is the understanding of Ascend at the Aspen Institute, a program dedicated to mobilizing systems, policy, and social impact leaders who are working to create a world where every family passes a legacy of well-being from one generation to the next. This week, the Institute announced that 19 leaders were selected for the 2021 Ascend Fellowship, an 18-month-long program that brings together innovators from diverse backgrounds to build political will, change systems, and drive policy that benefits the well-being and prosperity of all children and families in the US. 

… Daniel Williams, President & CEO, The Steelcase Foundation

As a leader in education and equity-centered design, Daniel works to advance justice through education and community engagement. Before assuming his role at the Steelcase Foundation, Daniel worked to advance equity and innovation throughout Michigan at the West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology and co-founded Grand Rapids University Prep Academy. He was elected to the Board of Trustees for Grand Rapids Community College, appointed by then-Governor Rick Snyder to the Michigan Consortium of Advanced Networks, and appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer as vice-chairperson of the MI-STEM Council. 

 Morning News

October 8, 2021; FOX 17

(Volleyball coach Chip Will’s 400th win.)

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