Student-athletes Alena Visnovsky, Audrey Meyering, and Rose Meyer earn NJCAA First Team All-Academic honors

Three Grand Rapids Community College student-athletes were named to the National Junior College Athletic Association’s All-Academic First Team for their perfect 4.0 grade point averages.

Ten GRCC student-athletes were among 9,912 in the nation honored by the NJCAA for achieving GPAs of 3.6 and higher in 2021-2022 All-Academic Awards announced this week.

Women’s cross country runners Rose Meyer and Audrey Meyering, along with volleyball player Alena Visnovsky were saluted for earning 4.0 GPAs.

“Congratulations to all of our student-athletes for being recognized for their hard work,” Athletic Director Lauren Ferullo said. “It is always exciting to see our student-athletes succeed on the field, but more importantly in the classroom.”

On the All-Academic Second Team, with GPAs of 3.8 to 3.99, are baseball players Caleb Engelsman and Joseph Hoeks; Craig Fuller, of the men’s cross country team and Allison Hoop of the women’s cross country team; and Karissa Ferry, who played both volleyball and basketball.

Baseball player Brady Owen was named to the All-Academic Third Team for posting a GPA between 3.6 to 3.79.

The GRCC women’s cross country team, with a collective 3.52 GPA, finished in the top 15 for team GPA among NJCAA DI, DII, and DIII cross country teams.

The volleyball team, with a 3.25 GPA, and golf team, with a 3.22 GPA, also were recognized as Academic Teams of the Year.

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4 candidates running for Muskegon circuit court judgeship previously held by retiring judge

7/11/22 MLive

MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI – Four candidates for one of three open judge positions on Muskegon County circuit court are running in the nonpartisan Aug. 2 primary.

… (Kendrah) Robinson has a bachelor’s degree in political science and criminal justice from Western Michigan University and a law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She previously specialized in worker’s rights, employment discrimination and personal liability litigation and taught at Grand Rapids Community College. Robinson currently serves as a senior assistant Muskegon County public defender.

The New Piazza for the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education at GRCC

7/11/22 Builders Exchange of Michigan

Granger Construction began work on Grand Rapids Community College’s Applied Technology Center New Secchia Piazza in October 2021. The 2,550-square-foot building is slated for completion in September 2022.

Coming Soon: Website updates to reflect the new ASA reorganization

As part of the Academic and Student Affairs reorganization, we will be launching new webpages on for the School of Business and Industry, School of STEM, School of Liberal Arts and School of Health Sciences. All information found on the current School of Workforce Development and School of Arts and Sciences webpages will be found on their new corresponding school webpage.

Stay tuned!