March 15, 2014; Grand Rapids Business Journal
Grand Rapids Community College wellness professor Melanie Schiele-Gady has earned the Faculty-Staff Community Service Learning Award from Michigan Campus Compact, a coalition of college and university presidents who are committed to fulfilling the public purpose of higher education. The biennial award goes to those who have made the most outstanding contributions to service learning and community service. Students in Schiele-Gady’s wellness classes work with elementary schools in the Grand Rapids district on a healthy living curriculum.
March 15, 2014; MLive
LANSING — Meyers Hometown Bakery and Beanery finished a close second in mid-Michigan’s Best Doughnut poll and has become a staple in the small town in Ionia County.
… (Jeff) Meyers has always had an eye on cooking and baking. After graduating from high school, he attended the culinary arts program at Grand Rapids Community College before taking his first food service job.
March 15, 2014; The Holland Sentinel
Holland, Mich. — Ottawa County Administrator Al Vanderberg will become a member of the Michigan Municipal Services Authority and its executive committee, Gov. Rick Snyder announced Thursday.
… Vanderberg also serves as adjunct faculty at Grand Valley State University and Grand Rapids Community College and as the chairman of the board of directors of the Grand Valley Metropolitan Council. He has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan and a master’s of public administration in urban administration from Michigan State University.
March 16, 2014; MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — If you saw folks running around downtown acting strange on Sunday, fear not. It was all in good fun.
… The event began and finished at the Grand Rapids Community College Ford Fieldhouse. It ran noon to 4 p.m.