October 13, 2021; MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A new apprenticeship program at Grand Rapids Community College is helping students gain the skills they need to become qualified health insurance agents.
October 13, 2021; WGVU
Grand Rapids Community College is partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and West Michigan Works! developing a paid Health Insurance Apprenticeship program.
October 13, 2021; Becker’s Hospital Review
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is rolling out a new partnership with Grand Rapids Community College (Mich.), where the organizations partner to train health insurance agents.
October 13, 2021; WHTC
HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) — Each week, WHTC morning news anchor Peg McNichol talks with Shandra Martinez, managing editor of The Lakeshore, about people and organizations making a difference. Below are some of the highlights of their conversation on Oct. 13, 2021. Listen to the podcast: good-things-on-the-lakeshore-oct-13. This week’s topics:
… GRCC’s Secchia Culinary Institute to receive a gift of a piazza. The family of the late Peter Secchia is bestowing a gift inspired by his Italian roots to Grand Rapids Community College’s world-class culinary instruction program that bears his name.
October 13, 2021; WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — While women have recently won some historic elections across the country and while Michigan’s top three political offices are currently held by women, elected women are still outnumbered 1 to 4 by men.
… On Thursday, Aquinas College will host a “Running for Office” event with a primary focus on the issue of gender parity in elected offices. The panel will include four notable women in elected positions: Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss, state Sen. Winnie Brinks, state Rep. Rachel Hood and GRCC Trustee Brandy Lovelady Mitchell. It will be moderated by Shannon Garret, the chief strategy officer for the Michigan Women’s Commission and co-founder of Vote Run Lead.
October 14, 2021; WZZM
(Feature on GRCC alumnus Chris Wessley.)