GRCC In the News 03/01/2022

New Grand Rapids initiative aims to give ‘at-potential’ minority teen boys a blueprint for success

2/28/22 MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A group of West Michigan nonprofits are joining forces on a new initiative that seeks to close the gap on education, wellness and financial achievement for young men of color in Grand Rapids.

(This article is illustrated with a file photo of President Pink addressing high school freshmen in 2016.)

GV hosts Michigan Model Arab League

2/28/22 The Lanthorn (Grand Valley State University student newspaper)

This year the Michigan Model Arab League took place at the Eberhard Center on Grand Valley State University’s Pew campus in Grand Rapids. 

… The conference typically consists of GVSU, Aquinas College, the University of Michigan Dearborn, Grand Rapids Community College and other schools throughout the Midwest. 

Russia expert speaks at GRCC about conflict

2/28/22 WOOD TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Dozens filed into The Spectrum Theater at Grand Rapids Community College on Monday to learn more about the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

Fiona Hill, former U.S. National Security advisor, discuss Russian invasion at Grand Rapids event

2/28/22 FOX 17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — An expert on Russia who worked in the past three U.S. administrations made a stop in Grand Rapids on Monday. 

Former national security advisor calls for global rebuke of Russian invasion of Ukraine at Michigan visit

2/28/22 MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The former national security advisor for the United States called for a global rebuttal against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, warning that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s flex of power could set a dangerous precedent for other nations to invade countries they believe to have a claim over.

… Hill spoke about Russia’s invasion of Putin, and the long-term trends that built up to the current global conflict, in a presentation titled “Russia and the U.S.” for the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan on Monday evening. The event was held at Grand Rapids Community College’s Spectrum Theatre.

Fiona Hill speaks about Russian invasion of Ukraine

2/28/22 MLive

Former U.S. national security advisor Fiona Hill speaks to journalists at Grand Rapids Community College’s Spectrum Theater on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022. Hill, who is an expert on Russia and has studied Vladimir Putin, spoke about the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

(This is a photo gallery of the event.)

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