GRCC In the News 05/02/2022

GRCC, Kuyper College partner on business leadership degree


Grand Rapids Community College students will have a seamless path to Kuyper College bachelor’s degree programs through a new agreement between the two institutions.

MCC selects ‘widely respected’ provost to lead college


After a national search, the Muskegon Community College’s Board of Trustees selected a familiar face to lead the college.

… Prior to coming to MCC, Selmon was the executive dean of student services at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor after working in student services at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta. He began his career in Michigan with Grand Rapids Junior College, then joined the Davenport University Educational System. He held numerous administrative roles during his 18-year tenure there, leading to his position as the Davenport system’s group vice president. He has served with numerous community organizations.

Grand Rapids Community College celebrates first graduates of Promise Zone program

4/29/22 MLive

(Photo gallery from Promise Zone reception.)

Inside Track: Planting seeds of hope

4/29/22 Grand Rapids Business Journal

The Rev. Nurya Love Parish has dedicated her life to feeding people spiritually and bodily.

… Parish said for the 2022 growing season she is discontinuing its CSA program and will instead donate all produce to community partners, including Community Food Club, Grand Rapids Community College Student Food Pantry and North Kent Connect in Rockford. The partnership with Community Food Club, which is new this year, will allow patrons to select from a variety of organically grown vegetables harvested at Plainsong Farm. Crop selections are being purposefully chosen to be familiar and easy-to-use for the patrons of Community Food Club.

Jayhawk golfers win the Muskegon Community College Invitational

4/29/22 Local Sports Journal (Muskegon)

TWIN LAKE—The Muskegon Community College golf team won the Muskegon Community College Invitational on Friday afternoon in an event held at Stonegate Golf Club in Twin Lake.

The Jayhawks finished with a team score of 305. They were followed by Grand Rapids Community College (310), Mott Community College (321) and Glen Oaks rounded out the field shooting a round of 336.

Vote: Who is the best high school pitcher in baseball in Battle Creek?

4/29/22 Battle Creek Enquirer

The B.O.B. is back!

… Isaac Stetler

… Why he is the best pitcher in the Battle Creek area: Stetler is the ace of the Marshall staff and earned Enquirer All-Area honors in 2021 as he helped the Redhawks to a conference title and was 6-3 with a 2.05 ERA. The left-handed hurler has committed to play at Grand Rapids Community College.

First large class of Grand Rapids Promise Zone graduates from GRCC journey, program celebrated

4/30/22 MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Promise Zone students were among the 450 Grand Rapids Community College students who graduated Friday at the Ford Fieldhouse.

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