Diversity Lecture Series: Vibrate Higher – an evening with Talib Kweli

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) will culminate a stellar event cycle with Talib Kweli, one of the world’s most talented and accomplished Hip Hop artists.

Kweli, author of Vibrate Higher, will discuss the beautiful struggle between art and life. Bakari Kitwana will moderate the event.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 6 p.m. (EST) RSVP for event access: tinyurl.com/GRCCequity

GRCC In the News 03/25/2022

GRCC to Hold “Battery Bootcamp” for LG’s Holland Expansion

3/24/22 WOOD Radio

HOLLAND (WOOD-AM) – Grand Rapids Community College is planning to hold a “battery bootcamp” to help LG hire 1,200 new employees for its battery plant in Holland.

GRCC offering ‘battery boot camp’ to students who want to work at LG Energy Solution

3/25/22 WGVU

After LG Energy Solution announced a $1.7 billion expansion in Holland earlier this week, Grand Rapids Community College Thursday announced a “battery boot camp” for the 1,200 new jobs the expansion will create.

GR construction institute opens; hopes to fill shortage

3/24/22 WOOD TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The West Michigan Construction Institute celebrated its opening in Grand Rapids with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

… “This is going to get people into good-paying jobs and it’s going to help our community because this is an area we know we are at a deficient when it comes to the need in West Michigan,” said Bill Pink, president of Grand Rapids Community College.

Western Michigan University enrollment event on March 28

Faculty and staff, please pass this on to your students.

The AATC is hosting Western Michigan University for an enrollment event on March 28 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in room 108 RJF Hall. 

Register below to receive an application fee waiver and have your GRCC transcripts sent to WMU at no cost to you.

You will meet with an admissions counselor, get an admissions decision on the spot, and personalized next steps.

We will also expedite your credit evaluation so you can see how your classes will transfer.

Meetings will be approximately 15 minutes each. Please contact Liz Burns at Liz.R.Burns@wmich.edu or 269-387-2056 for more information! 

Register at: https://forms.gle/sMgMJ2fbayZsDQ5y7