GRCC In the News 10/25/2021

COVID-19 booster shots available Oct. 27 at Grand Rapids Community College vaccine clinic

October 22, 2021; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College is hosting a community COVID-19 vaccine clinic where booster shots will be available for those who are eligible.

Michigan reports 2-day total of 7,505 new coronavirus cases, 118 deaths on Friday, Oct. 22

October 22, 2021; MLive

Michigan health officials reported two-day totals of 7,505 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 118 confirmed COVID-19 deaths for Tuesday, Oct. 19 and Wednesday, Oct. 20.

(A photo of a GRCC vaccination clinic at the Lakeshore Campus illustrates this article; the caption promotes of the upcoming clinics.)

GRCC to Get EPA Water Infrastructure Workforce Development Grant

October 22, 2021; michiganagconnection.com

The EPA announced the selection of 10 organizations to receive a total of $3.8 million in funding for a new grant program that will help build the water workforce and connect individuals to career opportunities in the drinking water and wastewater utility sector, as well as expand public awareness about the opportunities in the drinking water and wastewater utilities.

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

… Grand Rapids Community College (Michigan)

Good things on The Lakeshore

October 22, 2021; WHTC

HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) — Each week, Shandra Martinez, managing editor of The Lakeshore, talks with WHTC morning-news anchor Peg McNichol about people and organizations making a positive difference along the Lakeshore. Below are highlights of their conversation on Oct. 20, 2021.

… GRCC launches industrial sewing certificate program. GRCC partners with innovative textile ‘upcycling’ manufacturer Public Thread to start an industrial sewing program. Students can earn an industrial sewing certificate program while gaining in-demand skills.

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