GRCC In the News 03/11/2022


3/10/22 Community College Daily (American Association of Community Colleges)

… Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer visited Grand Rapids Community College on March 7, touring automotive technology labs and talking about auto insurance refund checks headed to car owners this spring. It is Whitmer’s fifth visit to GRCC since becoming governor in 2019. (Photo: GRCC)

GRCC, GVSU partner with Amazon’s Career Choice program to help employees earn degrees, career skills


More and more companies are finding ways to provide free or affordable ways for employees to earn degrees and gain skills so they can grow their careers. 

Locally, a good example is Amazon’s new partnership with Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Valley State University through Amazon’s Career Choice program, which provides Amazon’s hourly employees access to credits for transfer or degrees and career-focused certificates.

 ‘It’s still needed’: Chef bringing taste of Vietnam to GR

3/10/22 WOOD TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A personal chef is getting ready to bring the Vietnamese dining experience to downtown Grand Rapids.

… (Phong) Nguyen came to America in 2012 after he says he picked Grand Valley State University out of a book as a place to study. He learned English at GVSU, got an associate’s degree in culinary arts at Grand Rapids Community College and a bachelor’s degree at Ferris State University. Until now, he has worked as a personal chef.

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