GRCC In the News 06/30/2022

GRCC alumni, professors collaborate to support Ukrainian relief efforts

6/29/22 Grand Rapids Magazine

Community college professors and alumni are being featured in a poetry anthology, the proceeds of which will be donated to the International Rescue Committee. 

“Busy Griefs, Raw Towns,” a new poetry anthology featuring Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) graduates and professors, will be on sale starting July 15 at Schuler Books & Music, 2660 28th St. SE in Grand Rapids.

Over 900 students invited to attend GRCC with financial support

6/29/22 WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — More than 900 students have been invited to attend Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) this fall with financial support from the Grand Rapids Promise Zone.

News at 6 p.m.

6/29/22 FOX 17

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Candlelight vigil planned for man shot and killed by Allegan County deputy

6/29/22 WWMT

ALLEGAN COUNTY, Mich. — A candlelight vigil is scheduled for Thursday night in memory of a 22-year-old man who was shot and killed by an Allegan County deputy during a traffic stop.

… (Joey) Nagle was a 2018 graduate of Comstock Park High School and a former all-state wrestler. He was enrolled at Grand Rapids Community College and wanted to become a police officer, said his ex-girlfriend, Courtney Riva.

Father-son duos together one last time at the Record-Eagle Summer Classic

6/30/22 Traverse City Record-Eagle

In sports, there are often father and son duos on the same teams. Rather it’s two players — Ken Griffey and his son Ken Griffey Jr. or a son and coach duo like Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers and Austin Rivers in basketball.

… Tommy’s (Reid III) work ethic this season paid off, he managed in 72 innings pitched to have 130 strikeouts, with a 0.86 ERA. Even when he bats, all that extra reps paid off. He finished his senior year with a .547 batting average with 37 RBIs and 16 stolen bases. Tommy playing days aren’t done as he is going to Grand Rapids Community College.