Congratulations to Juan Cisneros Sr, GRCC student and Adult Education ESL Program student worker, the recipient of the national MS Scholarship Foundation scholarship.
Juan Sr will receive $1,000 for college tuition and a beautiful engraved plaque.
Rick Szczepanski, Adult Education ESL Program Professional Tutor, finished his 18th year of offering scholarships through the Mary J. Szczepanski “Never Give Up” MS Scholarship Foundation.
Congratulations to GRCC student Chris Bell and his team on winning first place in the API category of hackGVSU 2018 with their “Echo4Education” Alexa app that helps teachers manage the Blackboard Learn Application!
Here is the link to the full article: https://gvsuelearn.wordpress.com/2018/04/14/first-ever-hackgvsu-hackathon-brings-innovative-ideas-to-enhance-blackboard-at-gvsu/
TRIO/SSS program faculty and staff celebrate the great achievements of their students every year at commencement. Among those graduating this year are sisters Sara and Cyrstal Juarez who are graduating with 4.0 GPAs, and veteran Ruben Pena – all members of Delta Phi Alpha. Plus TRIO/SSS student Phuong Vu from Vietnam who overcame many challenges to live in the U.S. and study at GRCC.
Congratulations to GRCC student employee Asia Tolliver who is graduating this spring. Asia is transferring to GVSU in the fall to major in criminal justice, with a minor in juvenile services. #classof2015
Congratulations to graduate Eyssy Moore, who won a 2015 Social Sciences Leadership Award and will be transferring to GVSU this fall. Eyssy plans to major in Secondary Education, with a concentration in History and Spanish. Then she’ll earn her masters degree in Educational Leadership, with the goal of helping shape social sciences curriculum. #classof2015
Congratulations to graduate Brandon Sinclair. Brandon served as campus activities board president this year and won the 2015 Cedric & Sandy Leadership Award. He plans to transfer to FSU for Business Administration, then own a hops farm and run for public office.
Congratulations GRCC graduate Bryce Whitsett. Both Bryce’s parents were first generation college students who earned associate degrees from GRCC, so he always knew community college was in his future. He began college in 8th grade to get a head start on his education.
“I got really inspired at the beginning of this year when I figured out I could graduate with my associate degree before the end of my junior year in high school,” said Whitsett, who plans to transfer to MIT or UofM and major in computer science.
Congratulations to graduates Brenda Cary and her son and Eamon. After graduation Brenda plans to continue in HR/Payroll at GRCC. Eamon plans to transfer to Western Michigan University in the fall to study Engineering Design Technology.
Congratulations to graduate Nathanael Boorsma who will be transferring to the University of Michigan this summer. Nathanael plans to earn a bachelor’s in psychology, focusing on education – the teaching strategies and curriculum to empower, inspire, and motivate.