GRCC In the News 10/20/2021

GRCC Theater Department’s ‘Tigers Be Still’ roaring back after being paused more than a year by pandemic

10/13/21 La Prensa

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 13, 2021:  The show – specifically, “Tigers Be Still” – will go on for Grand Rapids Community College’s Theater Department, just a little later than planned!

GRCC launches industrial sewing certificate program

10/18/21 secondwavemedia.com

Lisa Knight’s company creates unique products by “upcycling” used materials, but the skills needed to create them are in great demand from a variety of local industries.
Grand Rapids Community College is teaming up with Knight’s company, Public Thread, to create an industrial sewing certificate program to help students gain in-demand skills.

GRCC trying to reunite former student-athletes with awards they’ve won

10/19/21 FOX 17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Tucked away in a nondescript room in the back of Grand Rapids Community College’s Ford Field House, decades of the school’s athletic history sits in dusty boxes and in neat stacks on the floor.

(Video link: https://archive.tveyes.com/18120/3075523-178664/acee48fe-d0ad-4cdd-99c3-01b6e772b867/WXMI_10-19-2021_22.27.23.mp4)

GRCC wants to return awards, trophies to former student athletes

10/19/21 WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Community College Athletic Department is in the process of returning some hard-earned trophies, awards and plaques to student-athletes. 

Reporter’s notebook

10/19/21 Community College Daily (American Association of Community Colleges)

… Michigan’s Grand Rapids Community College is teaming up with Public Thread to create an industrial sewing certificate program to help students gain in-demand skills.

Annual gala awards scholarships to local students

10/19/21 WOOD TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Community to Honor Cesar E. Chavez held an in-person awards gala for the first time in two years Tuesday. 

… “I have a lot to really look forward to,” said Jorge Martinez, a Grand Rapids Community College student who was one of the students who received a scholarship. 

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