GRCC In the News 03/08/2022

New scholarship available for Kent, Ottawa students

3/7/22 Grand Haven Tribune

Two incoming high school students will attend Grand Rapids Community College tuition-free through a new scholarship opportunity from the GRCC Foundation.

Course to help students learn to best serve detained youth

3/7/22 schoolnewsnetwork.org (Kent Intermediate School District)

Lynnell Talbert knows the importance of giving youth a voice in the justice system, and the power of being a transformative force and advocate in their lives.

An assistant professor in the GRCC criminal justice program, Talbert saw a need to better prepare students for working with incarcerated youth. She created a new juvenile residential services course, which is expected to launch this summer. 

Women Who Weld

3/7/22 Contractor Magazine

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Both Brianna Lampe and Brianna Conway are first-year apprentices through the Local 174 Plumbers & Pipefitters. Nicknamed “Bri 1” by her colleagues, Lampe joined Egan Co. in September of 2020, while Conway—or “Bri 2”—was hired just two months later.

… Both Lampe and Conway had a couple of years of work experience in non-union welding roles before their apprenticeships, but different training paths up to that point. “I was always a hands-on, artsy person,” says Lampe. Her dad, a professor at Grand Rapids Community College, encouraged her to enroll there, where she earned her Welding Technology Associates Degree.

News at 11 p.m.

3/7/22 FOX 17

(Gov. Whitmer’s visit.)

News 8 Daybreak

3/8/22 WOOD TV

(New GRCC Foundation scholarship.)

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