GRCC In the News 10/19/2021

EPA to build water workforce with $3.8M in grants

October 18, 2021; WaterWorld

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that ten organizations were selected to receive a total of $3.8 million in funding under a new grant program to help develop the water workforce.

… The selected recipients for the 2020 and 2021 Innovative Water Infrastructure Workforce Development Grant Program include:

… Grand Rapids Community College (Michigan)

Now, Knighthood can start even earlier

October 18, 2021; schoolnewsnetwork.org (Kent Intermediate School District)

Kenowa Hills — On a Thursday morning at the Kenowa Hills Day Care and Learning Center, teachers in the Willow room watched baby Levi with admiration. 

… “Jen (Beke) met with infant and toddler consultants and toured GRCC’s infant room. Our team’s collective feedback helped decide what we needed for the babies,” she (Cali Lipscomb) said. 

Research, Opportunity Lead International Transfer Student to UToledo 

October 18, 2021; University of Toledo

How does a student who lives in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, more than 7,000 miles from Ohio, end up in pharmacy school at The University of Toledo?

… During COVID, while (Isaac) Kaba was on hiatus from his college studies in pharmacy in Kinshasa, he started planning with a friend in Vermont how to pursue his education in the United States. His brother, who studies at Grand Rapids Community College in Grand Rapids, Mich., had urged his younger sibling to consider joining him in the U.S.

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