The Annual GIANT Awards And Banquet Returns After A Two-Year Hiatus Imposed Due To Covid Restrictions
10/7/22 The Grand Rapids Times
The Black community honored 12 individuals at the J. W. Marriott in downtown Grand Rapids, in recognition of their outstanding achievements.
… Raymond Tardy Community Service Award: Raynard Ross, president, Grand Rapids Public Schools Board of Education, and associate dean of student success at GRCC.
Giant Among Giants
10/7/22 The Grand Rapids Times
The community honored Bishop McMurray, the senior pastor at Renaissance Church of God in Christ of Grand Rapids, as a spiritual visionary who brings an array of theological, business, management and financial expertise to his ministry. As an Apostle, Bishop McMurray and his wife of 34 years, Dr. E. Jean Lackey-McMurray, and their 3 small children founded the Renaissance Church of God in Christ on August 22, 1992.
… The 39th Annual GIANT Awards and Banquet returned after a two-year hiatus. Since 1983 the community has presented the awards program and banquet in partnership with Grand Rapids Community College with support from area businesses and agencies. GIANT Awards selection committee undertakes GIANT Awards selection committee undertakes the task of selecting honorees based on the merit of their nomination and stellar achievements. Committee members are: Larry Johnson, Tempy Mann, Darius Quinn, Faye Richardson-Green, and Shannon Wilson.
Morning Buzz: October 12
10/12/22 FOX 17
… 2. Future college students, you’re invited to GRCC’s College And Transfer Fair this Thursday.
GRCC earns $2.9 million federal grant to increase the number of community health workers in West Michigan
10/12/22 La Prensa
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Grand Rapids Community College and partners $2.9 million over three years to increase the number of community health workers in West Michigan.
Three candidates chosen in presidential search
10/12/22 School News Network (Kent Intermediate School District)
The Board of Trustees has selected three candidates to interview for the position of GRCC president. Interviews will take place over the next two weeks.
Community college narrows presidential search
10/12/22 Grand Rapids Business Journal
In the search to replace former president Bill Pink, Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) has finalized three candidates from Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Utah.
Grand Rapids Community College narrows President search down to three candidates
After a nationwide search for its next President, Grand Rapids Community College has narrowed the field down to three finalists for the job.
Try some great food – Restaurant Week GR returns in November
10/12/22 95.7 FM
Mark your calendar for Friday, November 4th through Saturday, November 12th, 2022. Restaurant Week Grand Rapids is back again for another year and has a few changes.
… Again this year, a dollar from every check-in will be given to the GRCC Secchia Institute for Culinary Education’s endowment scholarship. Since the very first Restaurant Week GR back in 2010, over $185,000 has been raised.
Goshen artist wins museum Best of Show
10/13/22 The Goshen News (Ind.)
ELKHART — The Midwest Museum of American Art has announced the winner of the Jack & Karen Cittadine Best of Show for the 44th Elkhart Juried Regional Exhibition. The award was given to Randy Horst, of Goshen, for his mixed media drawing “Mrs. Lots Attention” and will be included in the museum’s permanent collection.
The Elkhart Juried Regional Exhibition is a major survey of current trends by artists from 20 northern Indiana counties and four southern Michigan counties. This year 200 artists submitted 345 works in all media for the judges’ consideration. The exhibition features 144 works of art by 115 of those artists. It was juried by Nick Antonakis, Chair & Professor of Visual Art at Grand Rapids Community College; and Shaun Dingwerth, Executive Director at the Richmond Art Museum.