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GRCC In the News, 2-23-17

February 23, 2017

“Morning News”

Feb. 22, 2017; WZZM

Grand Rapids Community College is holding its second round of job fairs for both students and the public today.

Passionate motivator Dennis Neat still going strong in 30th season as Forest Hills swim coach

Feb. 22, 2017; MLive

The guys on the state-ranked Forest Hills United swim team have their own theories why Dennis Neat has been such a popular and successful coach over the past three decades.

… Neat swam at Ottawa Hills High School before graduating in 1979. He swam two years at Grand Rapids Community College, then walked on at Ball State, swimming two more years.

GRCC In the News, 2-15-17

February 15, 2017

“News at Daybreak”

Feb. 15, 2017; WOOD TV

You may be able to find a job today or tomorrow at the Grand Rapids Community College job fair

Plan for your future: Ferris-Grand Rapids spring open house event

Feb. 13, 2017; WOTV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOTV) — Earning your degree is one giant leap forward for your future. Take the first step and join Ferris State University for their Spring Open House on February 23rd. At the fabulous Applied Technology Center located in Downtown Grand Rapids, attendees will be introduced to everything Ferris Grand Rapids has to offer:

…  A 25-year partnership with Grand Rapids Community College that can help you cut the cost of your degree in half.

GRCC In the News, 6-13-16

June 13, 2016

People in the Law, June 13, 2016

June 13, 2016; Michigan Lawyers Weekly

… Honors

… Dirk C. Hoffius of Varnum LLP was named Grand Rapids Community College’s 2016 Distinguished Alumnus.

How ‘Handshake’ is helping GRCC students, alumni secure jobs

June 10, 2016; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College recently launched a new career services tool named Handshake that allows students and employers to make a direct connection.

 

GRCC In the News, 2-24-16

February 24, 2016

Morning News

Feb. 24, 2016; WZZM

Summer might seem like a long way off, but many of the employers appearing at a job fair in Grand Rapids today are looking for summer help. Grand Rapids Community College will be hosting the hiring event, which runs from 9 o’clock this morning until noon. That’s in room 234 of GRCC’s Student Community Center on Lyon Street.

Marco Rubio makes his case at rally in Kentwood: ‘I didn’t become a conservative a year and a half ago’

Feb. 23, 2016; The Holland Sentinel

Holland, Mich. — Leveling an attack at Republican rival Donald Trump, Sen. Marco Rubio said he would hold his conservative record up against any other candidate in the race for the GOP presidential nomination.

… Jordan Spaans, 20, is a student at Grand Rapids Community College. Undecided in the primary race, he said he’s considering all issues in the race as he discerns his candidate, highlighting economics in particular due the to slow economy.

“I want someone who can do business, I guess,” Spaans said. “But not Trump.”

As winter lingers, Michigan college teams head south

Feb. 23, 2016; Battle Creek Enquirer

The first pitch of the NCAA baseball and softball seasons were delivered on Feb. 16.

… The Kellogg Community College men’s basketball team is scheduled to wrap up its 2015-16 season on Saturday when the Bruins host Grand Rapids CC.

GRCC In the News, 2-15-16

February 15, 2016

Change Ups: Shubert tapped for DeVos Learning Center

Feb. 12, 2016; Grand Rapids Business Journal

… EDUCATION

Grand Rapids Community College’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education will air a 12-part series on WZZM 13 starting Feb. 21 called “Cooking with Angus,” which follows GRCC chef instructor Angus Campbell and two students as they learn about food preparation first-hand in Italy and Scotland.

Inside the Switch data center in Las Vegas, plans for West MI site

Feb. 12, 2016; WZZM

LAS VEGAS, NV. (WZZM) — Switch is the company bringing a data center to Gaines Township after buying the old Steelcase Pyramid building last year.

… “One of the things we’re very excited about in West Michigan is the ability to partner with institutions like Grand Valley State, Grand Rapids Community College,” said (Adam) Kramer.

Street Talk: Water, water everywhere

Feb. 12, 2016; Grand Rapids Business Journal

… Habitat for Humanity Kent plays a key role in developing the next generation of housing industry professionals by providing hands-on construction experience for students at YouthBuild/Bethany Christian Services, Grand Rapids Public Schools Academy of Design and Construction, Grand Rapids Community College M-Tech and Job Corps.

Grand Rapids Community College is hosting a job fair next Wednesday for students, alumni and the community.

“Sunday Morning News”

Feb. 14, 2016; WZZM

“Local dancers from across Michigan will grace the dance floor — all in an effort to raise money for food pantries and food programs on the Lakeshore. Sonya Hernandez and Byron Doss join me now. They are one of the couples dancing in this year’s event. Sonya Hernandez is a an adjunct professor at Grand Rapids Community College.”

 

GRCC In the News, 11-4-16

November 4, 2015

Grand Rapids Community College and CMU to create smoother transfer process

Nov. 4, 2015; Michigan Radio

Grand Rapids Community College and Central Michigan University have agreed to create transparent curricular paths to help GRCC students transfer to CMU.

News 8 Daybreak

Nov. 3, 2015; WOOD TV

There’s another job fair happening at Grand Rapids Community College.

GRCC Fall Job Fair. Today from 1-4 p.m. Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center. Famers Insurance, UPS, JCPenney and more. WOOD News 8.

Former Ottawa Hills standout Tabytha Harvey returns for coaching debut at 25

Nov. 3, 2015; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Tabytha Harvey knows she faces challenges as one of the youngest coaches in the country with a program that didn’t even play last season, but there’s no place better to get started than “home.”

… The Wildcats play Grand Rapids Community College at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ford Fieldhouse, and the 25-year-old Harvey is counting on some support.

College notebook: KCC hoops tip off seasons Wednesday

Nov. 3, 2015; Battle Creek Enquirer

College basketball season officially begins Wednesday for Kellogg Community College, as both the men’s and women’s programs will be in action.

… The Kellogg Community College volleyball program finished up its 2015 season on Tuesday when it visited rival Kalamazoo Valley CC.

… KCC had lost four straight, including a three-set loss to Grand Rapids CC (25-13, 25-16, 25-20) on Oct. 29. Leading KCC in the defeat was Ashley Morris (Harper Creek) with six kills; Grace Crawford (Marshall) had five kills and seven digs; Mackenzie Leson (Harper Creek) and Hanna Lenz (Pennfield) had seven digs apiece and Miranda McDonald had 16 assists.

GRCC In the News, 11-3-15

November 3, 2015

Morning News

Nov. 3, 2015; WZZM

Several West Michigan companies are looking for new workers, and they’re doing their hiring today in Grand Rapids and Ottawa County.

Grand Rapids Community College is holding its fall job fair today in the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center. That’s on Fountain Street northeast. Employers include Farmers Insurance, UPS, Spartan-Nash and JCPenney. GRCC students attending the fair are advised to dress professionally and bring copies of their resumes. The job fair is from 1 to 4 o’clock this afternoon.

A television screen shows: Job Fairs Today at GRCC & in Ottawa County. GRCC Fall Job Fair. Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center, 151 Fountain St. NE. 1-4 p.m. today.

College trio scoop top chefs’ prize

Nov. 2, 2015; Evening Times (Glasgow, Scotland)

Scotland has triumphed for a second time in the Nations Cup International Student Culinary Competition, thanks to a team from Glasgow.

… The three-day international cooking competition, hosted in Michigan by Grand Rapids Community College’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education, was created in 2005 to support professional and cultural learning for tomorrow’s chefs.

Student employees recognized

April 16, 2015

The Student Employee of the Year Award, which is designed to recognize and reward Student Employees for excellent service to our institution, was presented on 4/15/2015. This years winners are as follows:

2nd Runner Up – Nicel Martinez (GRCCePrint)

1st Runner Up – Kemper Wright (Student Life)

First Place – Stephen Bowers (Enrollment Center)

Congratulations to all three for a job well done!

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Student Employee Appreciation Week runs April 13 to 17

April 8, 2015

Below is a run down of the specials that will be offered during Student Employee Appreciation Week, which is April 13 – April 17 this year:

  • Daily basket raffles (put together by various department around campus).
  • Free Muffin at Patatas.
  • Free Meal upgrade at Subway.
  • Free Bag of chips at the Bookstore.
  • Complementary dessert, beverage OR appetizer with the purchase of an entree or salad at The Heritage Restaurant.
  • $2.00 off any purchase at the Raider Grille, Quiet Cafe or Sneden Café.
  • Free Ice Cream Sundae at Art & Bev’s on Wednesday, April 15 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Student Employee & Supervisor Celebration on Friday April 17th from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (see below for details).

On Friday, April 17 we will be providing a special lunch prepared by ATC Banquet and Catering in the ATC Atrium starting at 11:30 a.m. This will run until approximately 12:30 p.m. when we will begin making our way over to the Spectrum Theater for a special performance by a singing impressionist, comedian and magician (one of the tops in the world) that has a show in Vegas! Here is a short clip of our performer: http://brandonstyles.com.

Student Employee Appreciation Week includes giveaways, lunch

March 27, 2015

Below is a run down of the specials that will be offered during Student Employee Appreciation Week, which is April 13 – April 17 this year:

  • Daily basket raffles (put together by various department around campus).
  • Free Muffin at Patatas.
  • Free Meal upgrade at Subway.
  • Free Bag of chips at the Bookstore.
  • Complementary dessert, beverage OR appetizer with the purchase of an entree or salad at The Heritage Restaurant.
  • $2.00 off any purchase at the Raider Grille, Quiet Cafe or Sneden Café.
  • Free Ice Cream Sundae at Art & Bev’s on Wednesday, April 15 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Student Employee & Supervisor Celebration on Friday April 17th from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (see below for details).

On Friday, April 17 we will be providing a special lunch prepared by ATC Banquet and Catering in the ATC Atrium starting at 11:30 a.m. This will run until approximately 12:30 p.m. when we will begin making our way over to the Spectrum Theater for a special performance by a singing impressionist, comedian and magician (one of the tops in the world) that has a show in Vegas! Here is a short clip of our performer: http://brandonstyles.com.