GRCC In the News 11/10/2021

GRCC, city of Grand Rapids, and Bay College partnering to prepare people for careers in water industry 

11/10/21; La Prensa

Oct. 25, 2021 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Grand Rapids Community College, the city of Grand Rapids and Bay College in Escanaba are teaming up for a project aimed at building a pipeline to careers in the water and wastewater industry.

Wolverine, Metallica foundation partner on ‘Encore’ merch collection

11/9/21; Grand Rapids Business Journal

Wolverine is partnering with Metallica’s charitable foundation on a limited-edition boot and apparel collection to benefit students of the skilled trades.

Wolverine, a brand of Rockford-based Wolverine Worldwide, and Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation (AWMH) are rolling out a new collection benefiting the Metallica Scholars Initiative, which provides support to community colleges to enhance their career and technical education programs for students who want to enter a trade or other applied learning program. Grand Rapids Community College was one of three trade programs nationally to receive a three-year $100,000 joint grant from Wolverine and AWMH as part of the Metallica Scholars Initiative.

Metallica reunite with Wolverine to aid trade scholars with boot + merch line

11/9/21; WGRD

Metallica have once again teamed up with West Michigan company, Wolverine, launching a new boot and merch line that will benefit aspiring trade scholars as part of Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation‘s Metallica Scholars program.

Grand Rapids Community College is one of 23 schools across the country participating in the initiative. This past summer, Metallica awarded GRCC a third grant to continue the school’s program training students for in-demand welding jobs. The hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships Metallica has provided are aimed at helping underserved community members gain skills and hands-on welding experience to land a career in the field.

“News at 4 p.m.”

11/9/21; FOX 17

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