Community college to offer business leadership development training
3/8/23 Grand Rapids Business Journal
A new workforce training program coming to West Michigan will provide small and mid-sized organizations with essential leadership training.
The Preparation for Leadership program is scheduled to launch April 27 at Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC), providing local employees of smaller businesses with the skills they need to be leaders in the workplace.
Michigan State shooting: University lacked security common on other campuses
3/8/23 Bridge Magazine
Oakland University professors felt vulnerable in their own classrooms.
… Northern Michigan, U-M Flint and most buildings at Western Michigan can be shuttered remotely. The capability is also present at the three private schools that responded — Kalamazoo College, the University of Detroit-Mercy and the College for Creative Studies — and at five of the community colleges: Wayne County, Grand Rapids, Washtenaw, Delta and Schoolcraft.
Conference celebrates, empowers young Black men
3/8/23 WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — For the first time since the pandemic, young Black men from across Kent County came together in person for a conference where they got to hear from leaders in the community who look like them.
The African American Male Achievement Conference is in its 8th year. It invites students from across Kent County to Grand Rapids Community College to talk about challenges, choice and change.
Se celebró con gran éxito el Latino Youth Conference 2023
3/8/23 El Vocero
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (EVH) – El Latino Youth Conference (LYC) se celebró una vez más este año, esta vez de manera presencial ya que debido a la pandemia se realizó una ceremonia virtual los años anteriores. El LYC es una ceremonia que honra y celebra a los estudiantes de octavo grado, motivándolos a seguir una educación superior después de la escuela secundaria.
El evento se llevó a cabo en el Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC), donde más de 700 estudiantes de octavo grado se unieron con vítores y aplausos. Con música hispana de fondo, sesiones grupales individuales enfocadas en salud y bienestar, finanzas, oportunidades universitarias después de la escuela secundaria, y muchos discursos motivadores de líderes de GRCC.
(GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (EVH) – The Latino Youth Conference (LYC) was held once again this year, this time in person as a virtual ceremony was held in previous years due to the pandemic. The LYC honors and celebrates eighth grade students, motivating them to pursue higher education after high school.
The event was held at Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC), where more than 700 eighth grade students joined in cheers and applause. With Hispanic background music, one-on-one group sessions focused on health and wellness, finances, post-high school college opportunities, and plenty of motivational speeches from GRCC leaders.)