GRCC In the News 12/22/2021

Western Michigan professors secure $29.5M grant to support Grand Rapids-area children

12/21/21 MLive

KALAMAZOO, MI — Two Western Michigan University professors are expanding educational opportunities for Grand Rapids-area children with the help of a nearly $30 million grant.

… The program is a partnership between WMU and Baxter Community Center, Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative, Family Futures, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids Public Schools, Kent Intermediate School District and LINC UP, the release said.

Ferris State president: ‘Isn’t this fabulous?’

12/21/21 The Pioneer (Big Rapids)

BIG RAPIDS – When Ferris football fans welcomed the Bulldogs back to Big Rapids on Sunday, following the 58-17 clobbering of Valdosta State, among the greeters was a very happy university president David Eisler.

… Eisler was president when a decision was made in 2012 to make a coaching change. Tony Annese, who had success on the high school and junior college level (at Grand Rapids CC) was picked by Weisenburger, who was hired by vice president Jerry Scoby with one of his assignments being to re-evaluate the football program.

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